Author Topic: Lose Power when warm  (Read 1764 times)

captkiddo

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Lose Power when warm
« on: March 15, 2013, 07:11:16 PM »
I have a 2007 Laser R5 completely stock. Recently when it gets warm I lose power all the way down to stalling. Could I have an issue with the choke?

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Re: Lose Power when warm
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2013, 04:18:18 PM »
check your fuel for water.
 also here's how to test a auto choke
http://tgbforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=220.msg864#msg864
a new plug can help..

auto chokes take a good 5 minutes  to work. most people think they are like a solenoid  and as soon as you turn the key it should choke the carb..not the case.
its in the choke position when the motor is cold .
there's a thermal wax in the unit and a spring attached to the plunger
that moves when the wax gets hot.

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« Last Edit: March 16, 2013, 08:50:19 PM by harry »
i own a scooter shop  with rentals ,sales& racing parts.
i also appraise scooters for KBB.

2003 Vino classic stage 0.75
de-reged stock variator w/8g sliding weights.
1.5k rpm  springs
42mph
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46mph
KeyWest de restricted~8gr slide

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Re: Lose Power when warm
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2013, 08:33:27 PM »
Thanks for the advice. I went ahead and cleaned the carb, spark plug, and put in new gas. Also replaced the air filter. Now it's running great.

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Re: Lose Power when warm
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2013, 09:00:27 PM »
save the old foam filter for the next tune up
 wash it with soap & water ,dry
and re-oil  it with 30/70 mix oil to gas and
let the gas dry.
store in a plastic bag to keep the dust off.

oilyhans

i own a scooter shop  with rentals ,sales& racing parts.
i also appraise scooters for KBB.

2003 Vino classic stage 0.75
de-reged stock variator w/8g sliding weights.
1.5k rpm  springs
42mph
2005 veniceLX ~70cc~upjet~1.5k rpm springs & 7gr sliders
46mph
KeyWest de restricted~8gr slide