You say your moped seems to sputter a little at stop signs. You might just
try adjusting the idle speed a bit. The cold weather shouldn't have
anything to do with it. All it takes is a screwdriver and, if you're
working outside, a good pair of gloves. The idle screw should be right on
top of the carb.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2000 12:25 AM
Subject: effects of cold weather
> > Hello :) Does taking my 50cc Sundiro scooter out for short 10
> jaunts during cold weather cause harm? Cause Carbon build-up? It was
> purchased in Sept. '99 and currently has 675 Kilometers. I am in
> and am wondering if the cold weather between 20 and 40 degrees Farenheit
> might cause damage to her.
> She does seem to want to die at stop signs in the cool weather. Should I
> worried about the abilities of my Automatic Choke? I don't own a car and
> depend on the scooter for trips to the grocery, office etc......
> > I hope this isn't a stupid question. I appreciate any and all responses.
> love my little scooter but admit that I am not a master of mechanics. If
> take her out when spring weather comes for a nice, day long ride, will
> help to de-carb her? How much would it cost for the dealer to do it
> otherwise? I want to keep her in good shape, and I am afraid that perhaps
> these little 10 minute warm-ups may not be good for her.
> > Yours truly,