Why won't my Piaggio Fly scooter start on foot kick-start?

by Ron Gibor
(New York, NY)

I have a Piaggio Fly 50 2009 scooter with 1144 miles. Status: lights and signal lights are on with ignition key in and turned... ignition button is dead when holding either handle and pushing... in fact, it doesn't even click.

It only starts with a foot kick-start, unless it floods first due to too many times foot kick-start done in a sequence.

Do I need to change battery, spark plug, fuse: any or all three? I can buy any of online just want to know which...

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Jul 02, 2016
Fly 50 won't start NEW
by: R.Smith

are you sure it's not the battery.
I just replaced one on my Bergman which froze over the winter.
And I'm thinking of getting a new one for my Fly 50 which was in storage for a few years.
again, froze over the winter month's.

Jan 18, 2015
Kick start loose ... help? NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a Piaggio Fly scooter 150 and the Kickstarter is loose and wouldn't engage properly took it apart and the bushing where it inserts into the housing is out of round or warped...
is there a bushing or a sleeve you can insert over the shaft and insert into the housing to secure it more properly? Or do I need to make my own sleeve so it fits in this lately and doesn't have any play???
any comments be greatly appreciated ronpj63@y

Jul 24, 2012
Same issue NEW
by: Ed T

hi i also have a 2009 piaggio fly 50 and are having the same issue. but when i try to start to can hear it click and trying to start but doesnt turn over. i was over the winter going out once a week and starting it but got lazy and has been about 5 months since i last started it. i dont think it would be the battery because it sounds like its trying to start but not sure. any help greatly appreciated.

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