Why is it hard to start my 2008 150 Shenke scooter after not using it for a few days?

by Ed
(Pacoima, CA)

I am having trouble starting my Shenke scooter. I am using the right gas (over 90 oct) and the scooter runs great once it starts, but if I don't use it for a couple days, it takes me a few minutes to make it start. Any idea why?

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Aug 06, 2010
Valve Adjustment
by: Jim Zeiser

You don't say how many miles it has but I suspect it's time for a valve adjustment. You would be surprised how a few thousandths affects the engine. Set them both at .004 inch.

Aug 06, 2010
Starting problems
by: George

This sounds like a simple fix. I would replace the fuel filter and clean the carb real good. All the jet and valves.

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