Where is the starter on a 2008 Shanghai Shenke 49cc scooter?

by Arthur Risker
(Platte City, MO )

My 2008 Shanghai Shenke 49cc scooter will not start, starter turns but does not engage. I don't even know where the starter is located on this 49cc scooter.

Can anyone give me some guidance on where to look and what to look for? Thanks!

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Sep 26, 2014

I just bought a Shanghai Shenke 150 cc scooter! I diying to ride it but i need a starter and battery.
Help ??????? I live in the ie Inland Empire. if anyone nows of one please let me know
Thank You

Jul 08, 2011
Shenke scooter starter malfunction
by: Steve

I have a 2008 150cc Shenke scooter with a similar condition where the starter doesn't engage. I'm suspecting a burnt out starter solenoid... does this sound likely (has anyone had this problem)? The starter area makes a whirring sound, but the engine does not turn. If so, is anyone familiar with what's involved in replacing this... is it an easy DYI?


Jun 02, 2011
Very good scooter
by: Anonymous

I owned a Shanghai Shenke scooter for two years and loved it. Once I got it up to my standards it was all good. I rode that thing all over North Carolina and when I sold it, the new owner put extra work into it and now it's even better... it's at 10,000 miles or better now, still going strong.

Oct 11, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

All starters are buried right in front of your rear wheel, above and behind the crankcase.

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