Why is the rear tire on my 49cc scooter moving?

by Matt

I have a 49 cc 2 stroke scooter and I have cleaned carb, adjusted fuel and air mixtures every which way and the rear tire keeps moving? is the clutch bad or?

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Mar 22, 2010
good question
by: 1oldrider

as with any scooter equiped with CVT (Constant Variable Torque) the belt stays in contact even at idle. so as long as the idle is adjusted properley according to manufacture specs don't wory about the wheel turning while on the centerstand. If you feel it trying to pull away while you are waiting at A stop sign at idle,you need to investigate further.

Mar 12, 2010
Idle Speed
by: Jim Zeiser

Did you adjust the idle speed? A centrifugal engages at a certain speed and if your engine is revving too fast, it will always engage and spin the wheel. There is a screw near the throttle cable on the carburetor to adjust the engine speed at idle.

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