Baccio Runner 50 not starting


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Old 03-07-08, 09:51 AM
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Baccio Runner 50 not starting

I have a 2005 Baccio Runner 50 - 49cc 2 cycle scooter. It has only 1300 kilometers on it and it sat in a garage for over 6 months.

It just wont start.

The carburator has been cleaned, the spark plug replaced, and it does not start!
help someone!
 
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Old 03-07-08, 12:38 PM
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It's not unusual to have a starting problem after an idle period of no use. First check to make sure you have fresh fuel and spark to the plug. Pull the plug and ground it to the engine and kick the starter over. You should have a bright blue spark at the plug.

Then if you have a drain on the carburetor bowl (if it's a slide carb), drain the fuel out of the bowl and turn the fuel on the tank on to make sure you have a good fuel flow coming out the drain plug. Everything OK at that point, turn off the fuel at the tank and put the drain plug back in. If you have no drain plug, pull off the bowl and check for fuel flow through the float valve. Then turn off the fuel at the tank and put everything back together. You want the carb bowl empty at this point.

Now, with the spark plug out and the fuel at the tank off, throttle fully open, and the choke(if so equipped) off, kick the starter over about twenty times. You need to purge all the fuel vapors from the combustion chamber.

Now put the plug back in, turn on the fuel, and see if it will start with the choke off, then with half choke, then full choke if not started by then. If everything was working when you parked it for the 6 months, it should take off for you now.

Hope this helps,

Good luck,

Bob
 

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Old 03-07-08, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by marbobj View Post
It's not unusual to have a starting problem after an idle period of no use. First check to make sure you have fresh fuel and spark to the plug. Pull the plug and ground it to the engine and kick the starter over. You should have a bright blue spark at the plug.

Then if you have a drain on the carburetor bowl (if it's a slide carb), drain the fuel out of the bowl and turn the fuel on the tank on to make sure you have a good fuel flow coming out the drain plug. Everything OK at that point, turn off the fuel at the tank and put the drain plug back in. If you have no drain plug, pull off the bowl and check for fuel flow through the float valve. Then turn off the fuel at the tank and put everything back together. You want the carb bowl empty at this point.

Now, with the spark plug out and the fuel at the tank off, throttle fully open, and the choke(if so equipped) off, kick the starter over about twenty times. You need to purge all the fuel vapors from the combustion chamber.

Now put the plug back in, turn on the fuel, and see if it will start with the choke off, then with half choke, then full choke if not started by then. If everything was working when you parked it for the 6 months, it should take off for you now.

Hope this helps,

Good luck,

Bob
Thanks! Been encountering two rainy days, yet soon as it clears I will follow all the steps.

Will let you know
Again, thanks!
 
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Old 03-08-08, 12:55 PM
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It wall worked pretty well and she took off running. However, once she is off we're right back where we started from.

Totally frustrated!
 
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baccio dude

my father has a 2007 baccio 150 and has had it serviced at least 10 times and now with less than 200o miles on it it has seized solid (dropped a valve. the dealer said it was because the oil (the most expensive synthetic we could find) did not say scooter on the contrainer. talk about frustrated.

we are not ametuers to bikes. have had about 30. but dear old dad is 82 and a scooter seemed easier than kicking his leg over a regular bike seat.

try replacing the carb intake manifold. originals were plastic and once they crack you loose vacume and your fuel swithc is vaccume controlled so it will shut off or flow will drastically decrease.

sorry i have no "good" news for you but the dealer has a shop full of defective scooters with repair biills too high, so owners abandoned them.

current repair for fathers bike is $700. so we are probably going to junk it. can not justify that expense for a bike that will probably only work for another month, if that.

3 oil changes in 2 years and less than 2000 miles, droping the valve was not an oil related issue, it was a valve retaining clip designed by someone without an engineering backround.....

we are probably going BACK to small brand name bike for him...
 
 

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