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Checks and maintenance before and after off-road use for 49CC 2-Stroke

In order to avoid problems connected to the operation of the vehicle, it is advisable to perform a number of checks and maintenance operations before and after use. Just a few minutes given to these procedures will save you time and money, and will make riding much safer. Proceed as follows:
Check pressure, general condition and thickness of tread.
On cold days, warm up the engine by running it at idle speed for a few minutes before starting off.
Wash the vehicle carefully after every off-road use.

Fuelling operations

Remove cap A counter clockwise.
The fuel tank will hold approximately 1.5 litre.
Only use green fuel mixture with 4% oil.

Breaking in

During the first 25 hours of operation running-in), the following precautions should be used
Avoid travel at high speeds
Change speed often so that the parts will break in uniformly and in a shorter time
Avoid turning the throttle more than 3/4 of the way.


Change the crankcase oil after 500km.
Always use a mixture of green grade gas and a qualitatively good oil.
After the first off-road use, check all of the nuts and bolts.


Keeping the spark plug in good condition will reduce fuel consumption and increase engine performance.
To perform the check, simply slide off the electrical connection tube and unscrew the spark plug.
Examine the distance between the electrodes with a feeler. This distance should be from 0.5 to 0.6 mm. If it is not, it may be corrected by bending the earth electrode.
Check as well that there are on cracks in the insulation or corroded electrodes. If so, replace immediately.
When replacing the spark plug, screw it in by hand until it stops, then tighten with a wrench.


To check the wear of front and rear brake pads, simply inspect the brake callipers.
The thickness of the lining on the ends of the four pads should never be less than 1mm.
Should the lining be thinner, immediately replace the brake pads. We re We recommend having the brake pads replaced by an authorized dealer


After cleaning the motorcycle, it is good practice to
Take off the flywheel cover and remove any dirt and water.
Apply the lubricant above articulation points A and B on the rear and front swing arm
Carefully clean and dry the chain-gear-position assembly and then apply grease thoroughly in order keep these parts in good condition as long as possible.
Dry well any metal parts subject to corrosion, oxidation, etc.


Always release the remaining fuel from the carburettor after use every time following the below steps

Use a screwdriver to screw out the drain plug at the bottom of the carburettor.
release the remaining fuel.
use a screwdriver to tighten the drain plug securely.

Updated on: 29/10/2021

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