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Kymco people s200 randomly stalls out at idle, starts with

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kymco people s200 randomly stalls out at idle, starts with no problem and if given some gas returns to normal. I have ckeand and checked almost everything
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: no check engine light on this is a 150cc scooter only stalls at a light usually after some time sitting at idle, seems to be fuel related but starts immediatly and if cought in time resolves when given some throtle
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: 2007 kymco people s200
JA: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Cleaned all jets and all carb parts new float aasy. and air cleaner, cleaned fuel filter auto choke working perfect running and starting cleaned fuel tank
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: has smooth idle until with no warning dies as if out of gas but starts right away
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.
Initially, let's try check and review the basics. Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done):

  • • remove spark plug;
  • • note burn color of spark plug tip;
  • • clean or better yet, replace the spark plug;
  • • perform a spark test;
  • • check / clean tank and better yet, replace with fresh fuel;
  • • check / clean fuel filter, hoses and all fuel path;
  • • check / clean tank's air breather / vent;
  • • check / clean vacuum controlled fuel valve;
  • • drain carb bow to check fuel quantity and quality.
Expert:  Louie replied 2 months ago.

Sorry, typo. That should read as "...drain carb bowl..."