Why does my Chinese scooter only start when I depress the right brake handle?

by Don Perry
(Miami, FL)

My 150 cc Chinese scooter electric starter did not work. No telltale sounds such as clicking. So I tried the kick start. Started fine. While trouble shooting I tried depressing the right brake handle instead of the left. It started just fine. I have no explanation.

Have you ever heard of this? I can live with it, but I am curious as to what would make this happen.

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Sep 29, 2015
Amazing post NEW
by: Mounir

I love Scooter and i have German Scooter of 1986 which still run very well. Infect, My son also use that scooter. Actually, I don't use Chinese Scooter and can not tell the issue which you have that scooter. But i must say that it's not a big issue many be minor problem. You must check it to experience mechanic who can help you and guide you in a better way. any way, I like to find assignment help but I would like to say thanks for this is great effort.

Sep 03, 2014
switchs NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a benz 250cc scooter where can I get the start switch

Jun 22, 2012
both brakes on mine NEW
by: Anonymous

I was starting my Chinese scooter with the left hand brake, then it stopped working and I used the right hand for a while now it isn't working.

Apr 10, 2012
bake to start NEW
by: dan

its a safety thing it so when you start it it wont jump ahead on you my honda is the same way

Apr 10, 2012
bake to start NEW
by: dan

its a safety thing it so when you start it it wont jump ahead on you my honda is the same way

Feb 07, 2012
Brake switch
by: Anonymous

Some scooters you can only start if the left brake handle is depressed. There are some scooters that you can press either left or right brake handle and start the scooter.

I do not know of any that you have to press the right hand brake lever so I would conclude that you have a bad limit switch on the left hand brake lever.

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