Why won't this 2005 Kymco Bet and Win 150 continue running?

by Jennifer
(Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

I am a scooter virgin. I want to get this 2005 Kymco Bet and Win 150 from a friend but it won't start. Battery is dead but we were able to get it started by jumping it.

The only way we could get it to start and run was to continue spraying starting fluid into the intake. It didn't have gas in it but we filled it up and so we figured that was not the problem.

The scooter has been sitting in their garage for over a year also. What do you think could be wrong and could you help me figure out this problem?

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Jul 14, 2011
by: Anonymous

The engine is not getting fuel.
1. Gasoliine in fuel tank. If yes go to 2
2. Gasoline at inlet to fuel pump. No change fuel filter Yes go to 3
3. Gasoline being pumped out of fuel pump discharge. no change fuel pump. yes
4. Gasoline getting to carb. inlet. NO carb. needs cleaning.
Carb. cleaning would be best guess due to sitting up over six months.

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