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Several questions in response to my Vespa GTS 250ie cutting off. while returning home to my home on a mountain at elevation of approx 4000ft, my Scooter just cut off. After checking to see if I had any spark, I did not and also taking off the air filter, manuallymgiving it gas didn't help either. I was deadlocked but happened to check the ignition fuse (10amp) and it was blown. I immediately borrowed on from my truck and the scooter started. But, I suspect that what ever blew the fuse will probably do it again. Does anyone have an answer to this issue? I do use a Battery Tender Jr. Which has never caused a problem in the past but could this be a problem? Also, what does the engine light in the center of the dash indicate. It was on but once I got it started, it went off.

Final question- in worked through the helmet compartment and it was very difficult to get to the engine. How do you get the main cowling off to get to the engine?

Appreciate any help on these issues. Thanks......
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Check to see if the wiring harness at the front of the engine compartment is melted. These symptoms have happened to folks who have experienced the melted harness. I think the connector is brown, but i'm too lazy to go out to the garage and check.
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Check all the wires, especially around the pet carrier as a piece of chaffed wire is almost always the problem.
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Do you mean the front bits? The body is in one piece. Under the piaggio label there's a screw. A thin flat head screwdriver under the bottom V part of the piaggio label will pop it off. You might want to put some tape on the end so it won't scratch the the body. There are 2 more screws (i think) that need to come off and be careful when you pull the headset because you can break the flimsy tabs on either side that attach it to the frame. If you take it out on an angle and put it on an angle it should help. The floorboard comes off also. I don't know where the the screws are for that on the GTS but there are manuals with diagrams in the WIKI section. Also there might be a tutorial with pics on whatever your planning to do. Go check it out. Hope this helps. Good luck
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GTS 250 ie Super Stalling
These are all good tips. I will check wiring thoroughly. What I needed help removing is the covering over the engine. Where are the screws to remove cowling.

Thanks all.....
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Re: GTS 250 ie Super Stalling
Carlos wrote:
These are all good tips. I will check wiring thoroughly. What I needed help removing is the covering over the engine. Where are the screws to remove cowling.

Thanks all.....
Are you talking about the under-seat storage container or pet carrier? It just lifts out, no tools needed.
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I have taken out the helmet carrier/pet carrier, I am trying to take off the major side coals. I have removed the lore side coals.
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Carlos wrote:
I have taken out the helmet carrier/pet carrier, I am trying to take off the major side coals. I have removed the lore side coals.
The metal parts? Those don't come off. Part of the frame.
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Carlos wrote:
I have taken out the helmet carrier/pet carrier, I am trying to take off the major side coals. I have removed the lore side coals.
The metal parts? Those don't come off. Part of the frame.
Yep, You really can't get any more access to the motor without essentially dropping it out of the frame (It can still be attached at the swingarm) and letting the rear wheel/motor sit on the ground with the rest of the scooter elevated on a lift of some sort. No other way around it. Sorry...

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