Just bought a scooter that had been sitting for years. Was able to get it running and idling, then it fell on its side (gently) and stopped idling. Fuel came out of the air filter, too.
I was able to get it to idle weakly for a bit, then it would only start with carb cleaner in the intakeóonly to die a few seconds later.
The previous owner apparently removed the evap system.
Iíve replaced the air filter, put in a new plug, replaced the petcock, drained the tank, and put new gas in with sea foam.
It fires as long as there is carb cleaner blown in. Iíve tried having someone shoot small amounts of carb cleaner in the intake while throttling. It gets close to running, but then dies after a few seconds.
Anything else I should do before attempting to remove and clean the carburetor? Iím a novice with engines, so Iíd like to avoid removing the carburetor, but Iím willing to take a shot.