Why would my brand new scooter be leaking gas?

by Sharon
(Warsaw, MO)

Hi, just got a new SUNL 150 cc scooter and took it for a ride and noticed that gas is leaking while it's running. After bringing it back home, it will also leak for awhile.

I am afraid this is dangerous to ride, so could you please let me know what you think I can do to fix this without taking it all the way back to the dealership in another town?

Thank you in advance, Sharon in MO


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Jul 27, 2010
Screw In Drain Hose
by: Jim Zeiser

Besides the obvious, which is a badly set float height in the carburetor, there is a drain hose on the carburetor that has a screw in the end. These fall out regularly. You can either replace it or crimp the hose with a clamp to stop it.

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