Why is my scooter leaking oil?

by Steve
(Indiana)

I bought a newer Geely 49cc scooter (unsure of year), everything seemed to be mechanically sound until a day after I bought it I noticed oil leaking from somewhere very fast.


I done some investigating and could not find the source of the leak; all I know is it's coming from under the plastic cover over the fan. Also when I went to leave work this morning it took forever to start and when it did start up, it didn't have much power and wanted to die on me.

Any help would be appreciated!

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Aug 05, 2015
09 Huawin 150 Scooter NEW
by: Anonymous

I just had my scooter overhauled , now it's leaking oil. They replaced piston and ring, top end gasket, & honed cylinder. Any ideas why its leaking oil. Thanks

Oct 05, 2010
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by: Jim Zeiser

My scooter has the same problem. It's either the base or head gasket and you might fix it by re-torquing the head. Otherwise it will need to have them replaced. As for the starting and power problem. Have you checked your valve adjustment? It should be about .002 inch on the intake and .003 on the exhaust.

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