Why has my Schwinn scooter lost about 5mph max speed after I changed the drive belt?

by Matt
(Florida)

I have a 2005 Schwinn Collegiate 49cc 4 stroke scooter. I changed the drive belt and now it runs about 5 mph slower than before I changed the belt. I had to change the belt because the previous one shredded while I was driving it.


Any idea why I have lost speed on my scooter?

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Feb 28, 2016
New drivebelt NEW
by: kan ej

Did you get the correct drive belt? If its a little bit less wide it wont go all the way up on the pulley.

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