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2013 ruckus nps50 bogs

 
Old 08-14-2016, 07:02 PM
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Default 2013 ruckus nps50 bogs

when i start my ruckus it idles fine. when i accelerate it bogs down until i reach 10 mph, then it takes off like a rocket.
i have gotten new spark plug, new fuel filter, new battery, cleaned carb, but it still bogs at takeoff until i reach 10 mph.
any help would be greatly appriciated
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Old 08-20-2016, 07:28 AM
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Check your coil, spark plug and wires. Also check your fuel filter if it has one.
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Old 08-22-2016, 08:15 PM
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Default Re: 2013 ruckus nps50 bogs

Common issue with both the ruckus and metro. You need to do a valve adjustment to make it run better. It's typically done after 600 miles, then again at around 2,000 miles.

I buy/sell motorcycles, but every once in a while I'll pick up scooters. I've purchased a lot of metros with this issue, adjusted valves, then turned around and sold them.

PM tony_2018 for valve adjustment instructions.
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