Why can't I get my Xor scooter to start?

by Michal Brown
(West Brromwich, West Midlands. England)

Hi. I have got a generic xor 50 scooter that won't start. Can you help me? I was riding down the road and it started slowing down and then stopped like there was no petrol in it and it wouldn't start again so i had to push it home.

It did not make a noise when it slowed down. I have got about half a tank of petrol in it. My dad's mate has checked parts of it and can't find what's wrong with it.

He checked the carb, spark plug, he said the petrol is running so it is not that. he checked the air filter. He said he has no idea. The electric start works but the engine just won't start when i use the throttle.

I have a fully charged battery. A day before this happened I had a little bit off petrol left in it and you could see the bottom of the tank but had enough to get to a garage. Don't think this could have done anything. Can you please help me?

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Nov 04, 2011
Check The Coil
by: Anonymous

Don't forget to check the coil. I had the exact problem with my 250 Geely. Looked like there was good spark but turned out the coil was weak and the spark wasn't strong enough. Replaced the coil and away it went.

Oct 29, 2010
Jim Zeiser
by: Check CDI

I had a problem with a scooter recently and it's related to the plug in the CDI. Pull it out and push it in again. Many problems with engines are connection related. Also try a new spark plug. They give up even though you can see spark.

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