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by PottsVision
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Genuine is introducing two new scooters
Replies: 42
Views: 2293

Not just because of speed alone, but also the corresponding increase in newly-minted e-diots who think that "It's only a bicycle, so "hey, how much harm can it do?". Wait'll the injuries and lawsuits start to pile up. It's like everything else in the 2-wheel world, the imbecility of ...
by PottsVision
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange idle, now will not start
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Completely bypass the tank and petcock to see if it rules out your problem. Hook up a temporary fuel source to the carb, and see if it runs better. You need to remove the vacuum line at the petcock and block it. Thx for the reply - that would have worked... fortunately the problem was much more obv...
by PottsVision
Sun Sep 06, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange idle, now will not start
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Pulled this from a post on here that turned out to be unrelated, but held the solution http://www.modernbuddy.com/forum/topic26268.html : "Lastly, there is a vacuum controlled fuel shut off valve.....I believe this is at the fuel tank.....you will see the fuel line and a small diameter vacuum l...
by PottsVision
Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange idle, now will not start
Replies: 4
Views: 416

In troubleshooting thus far I have deduced that it is a fuel delivery problem - the engine will start and run for a few seconds after a hit of starter fluid. I got a universal type fuel filter replacement from Advance... and upon swapping it in I noticed no fuel was flowing through it... Will be tro...
by PottsVision
Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strange idle, now will not start
Replies: 4
Views: 416

Strange idle, now will not start

Hello! Been lurking here learning... been very much enjoying my new to me/under 2k miles 2014 Buddy 50, but the other day I cranked it up and it had a very high idle: almost to the point of engaging forward motion - after revving it a bit, it idled extremely low and died out. Started right up. It ha...