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1997 LML Piaggio NV 150
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Hello,

I bought my scooter with broken steering, when you moved the handlebar the front wheel would not turn. Safe to ride?

Thanks.

Kind Regards,

Jorge Vidaurre
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74 Super, 75 Super, PX project, LML off-roader and '66 Blue Badge Smallframe
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No Jorge.

Sitting on the scooter you will see the head of a bolt approx. 100mm below the speedo on the right-hand side. Tighten it up using a 13mm socket. If it's already very tight then you may have other problems. Have a look on Scooterhelp.com for a manual/exploded diagram to see how it all fits together.
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You need to check the collar and see if its loose.
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Is a scooter safe to ride if you cant steer it? Wha? emoticon

I would go with NO!
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Eins wrote:
Hello,

I bought my scooter with broken steering, when you moved the handlebar the front wheel would not turn. Safe to ride?

Thanks.

Kind Regards,

Jorge Vidaurre
You joking , right ?
No! No! Not safe
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Get good and drunk, cause it is going to hurt when you come down if you try and drive that scoot. Wacha got there?
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obviously English is not his native language. lets see some pics if you can swing it.
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The bearings might be frozen.. Drop the forks and check..
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1978P200 wrote:
The bearings might be frozen.. Drop the forks and check..
Huh?
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+ 1 on what Ginch said first regarding the nut, then you have to start digging.

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Don't do anything. Leave it the way it is.



Go back to your bicycle and loosen the handle bar stem and then come back and ask the same question.
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Probably needs new muffler bearings.
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