could be.. float jammed. too rich mix. wornout piston/rings. leaking top
seal. or crackshaft seal. ignition off time. exhaust almost clogged up.or a
bad mix of one of them
----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
Van: John A. Nonnemacher
Verzonden: dinsdag 18 juli 2000 15:59
Onderwerp: Tomos won't idle
> > I was hoping to get some expert feedback: Having read the archived
> messages from this month, I may have answered my own question, but
> I'd like to know what you all think out there. I'm very new to
> mopeds, and this list.
> > My '94 Tomos Targa LX won't idle at all. I have to kick the starter
> sometimes 6-7 times to get it going-and you can hear the compression
> increasing with each kick. Once it does start, you've got to give it
> some gas, and keep twisting the throttle to keep it started. It will
> stall at a standstill after riding, no matter the distance.
> > I've noticed some oil coming out of the end of the tailpipe after I
> ride, and it smokes a little when it first gets going.
> > Any thoughts?
> > Alex