Why won't my scooter start now?

by Anonymous
(Salt Lake City, Utah, USA)

I was riding my scooter the other day and it acted as if I was running out of gas. I pulled over and then it shut down.

Now it acts like it wants to start but it won't. What can be the problem? I have a 2007 Chinese xy150t scooter.

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Sep 19, 2010
Why won't my scooter start now?
by: Jay

I have a problem I have a 2007 sunL 150cc scooter and I have been riding it for about a year. I put a brand new carb on it last year but when I came home friday night it was running kinda weird and when I came back out to it on saturday morning nothing it acts like it wants to start but nothing I replaced the plug thinking it was that and still nothing I guess the next thing to do is check the carb....help..

Jul 06, 2010
Electrical Connections
by: Jim Zeiser

I would pull off all the plastic panels and unplug and replug all the electrical connections. It's such a common problem on China scoots for a loose connection to develop. I know it will hurt, but I have it on good authority that SLC has a few scooter shops. If you can't get it going, visit one.

Jul 05, 2010
Scooter won't start
by: George Jennings

I would start with the fuel system. Check the fuel filter. If no change, I would then check the spark plug to make sure that I am getting a spark from if. If not, replace the coil.

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