Why does my scooter shut off when I give it gas?

Why does my scooter shut off when I give it gas?

This can be caused by a faulty petcock (or vacuum leak), bad hoses, clogged fuel filter, stuck float, any of which could also be exasperated by low quality gas.

Why does my scooter controller click but doesn’t run?

Just replaced the controller (new). It clicks when throttle is twisted but motor doesnt run. Battery checks out ok 26 volts. Measured output voltage from controller with motor connected and disconnected and zero volt. Measured ohmic reading of motor and its 7.5 ohms.

What should I do if my electric scooter wont start?

Also, some scooters require to be moving before the motor will start, so I would try kicking the scooter off to over 3 mph and then see if the motor will start while the scooter is in motion. Please let us know how it goes. Thanks for the technical help.

What happens when the battery on an electric scooter is low?

You have to understand one thing first: when the scooter’s battery is low, it will switch on, but the motor will not run. On the other hand, when the battery is empty, it won’t even switch on, let alone the engine. So, if you’re not getting any power on the electric scooter, most likely the battery is empty.

What causes a motor scooter to stop running?

You’d be surprised just how easily the smallest piece of dirt inside your carburetor or throttle body can cause issues for your scooter.

What causes a scooter to start but not run?

If your scooter starts but won’t rev or run well, there are basically five most probable areas of trouble: Problems with fuel flow. Problems with the spark. Air/vacuum leaks. Problems with the carburetor.

What kind of electric scooter doesn’t run?

Additionally, I performed the 3 miles per hour test to activate the motor and still didn’t run. It sounds like you may have a Razor E100 series scooter. If it is a Razor E100, E125, E150, E175, eSpark, or Launch then those models do need to be kick started to above 3mph while twisting the throttle to engage motor.

Is there a way to make a scooter controller run?

Although it is rare, some controllers use brake switches with normally closed switches, so you might want to try bridging the brake switch wires together on the controller and see if that helps.

Why does my scooter run when the brake switch is closed?

If the scooter runs when the controller’s brake switch connector terminals are bridged together then the brake switch is a normally closed type which is faulty. (No Tools Needed) Test the key switch or power switch for proper mechanical operation by moving it from the off position to the on position several times.