Why is my scooter bogging down?

by Devin

I'm assuming there is something in my tank and or carb as it dies and bogs down very quickly. However if I physically shake the bike it runs fine for a time until presumably whatever is blocking the fuel intake settles.

How do I go about looking for the anomaly?

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Aug 28, 2010
bleed fuel line?
by: Anonymous

I drained the tank, took apart the carb for cleaning. put everything back but its not starting still.

i think there is air in the fuel lines, as the throttle had no tension on it anymore. I'm hoping I need to bleed the lines not that I broke something!

How do I bleed the fuel lines?

Aug 26, 2010
Remove it
by: Jim Zeiser

Take out your fuel petcock and drain your tank, then drain your carburetor from its drain line. That should let everything out of the system.

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