Why won't my scooter start?

by Isamar
(Fresno, CA)

I try to start my scooter but once I turn it on, the battery is working and the ignition isn't? The engine doesn't even make noise as if there's no attempt from the engine?

What can be wrong with my scooter. Please help! Is it the carb? or the spark plug?

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Jun 26, 2012
Blown Fuse NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a buddy scooter 50cc and I think I blew a fuse. I have to kick start it, the battery wants to die, and the gas gauge is moving, indicating loss of battery life.

Are fuses easy to change on your own? Is it an expensive repair? I took off the battery cover and noticed a black mark on the battery, which is why I am assuming a blown fuse. Thoughts on this?

Jun 26, 2012
Blown Fuse NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a buddy scooter 50cc and i think i blew a fuse. The battery wants to die, and the gas gauge is moving, indicating loss of battery life. Are fuses easy to change on your own? Is it an expensive repair?

Oct 05, 2010
Brake Switch
by: Jim Zeiser

Does your brake light come on when you squeeze the brake? Try squeezing both brakes and see if the starter works. It could be a bad rear brake switch. Mine starts with either brake pulled.

Sep 24, 2010
by: Isamar

My scooter has power... the lights work and so does the gas gauge. The scooter ran in the morning, then stopped working that same night.

My neighbor examined it and said it was the starter switch; the electrical wiring is malfunctioning. Now I don't know where to go to get it fixed?

Sep 23, 2010
Blown Fuse
by: Jim Zeiser

Do you have any lights? Is your gas gauge moving? You don't say so maybe you have a blown fuse. Is your kill switch in the right position? Was the scooter running before? when did it stop?

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