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My brother's Vespa scooter fell over and won't start up again.

He's had this problem several times and it's really expensive to get fixed. He's had to pay the ealer to come and get it and it would be so much better if he knew how to fix it quickly himself. It always seems to be at the least convenient time and place... Anything he can try would be a big help as at least it would make him feel less helpless when it happens. Thanks. Carla.

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If it falls over and wont start it just gets flooded.
Simply remove the spark plug (inspection panel is behind your feet) and leave it sit for a half hour or so. Use the kickstart every now and then (with the scooter turned off). The excess fuel will eveporate and when the sparkplug is replaced it will start up but it will be smokey for a few minutes. Just leave it sit idling for a while to clear out.

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