My Jonway scooter
Hi I just got 2009 Jonway YY50Qt-5 scooter and it starts fine. Runs fine for about 5-10 minutes and then shuts off. I can get it restarted if I wiggle the accelerator but as soon as I stop wiggling it, it stops again.
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