Originally Posted by Bermshot
Not sure if I got the PM, had a few customer contacts this last month. Sales have only been So-So, across the board I think most scooters sales have been poor this last year. Had hoped for better from this model but we have not done much if any promotions for it.
The claims have been mostly from the 1st batch with some poor electrical connections the most of it. Had 3 oil leaks, 2 traced to the starter O-ring, 1 @ the head gasket.
Had some claims(5) on the EFI, mostly when they had sat for a month or more and found the fuel injector is contaminated by water in the fuel, thanks to the ethanol's tendicy to bond with it. Have rust spots on the cone so looking at the injector material but the supplier says they sell this injector in markets with 22% ethanol. May have to recommend an additive if they are not being used regularly. Also found some of the claims on the EFI actually was a tight valve when the customers failed to follow the service schedule and inspect and/or adjust them.
Have a guy in SoCal that is not happy with the dealer and us over a speedo issue the dealer can not fix yet and the mechanic refuses to spend anymore time to check thing out for us;(.
No other failures major or minor. Hope that is an honest enough reply.
Well, you should be commended for your honesty.
Jon in Keaau, Hi. USA
2008 SYM HD200 (wife's ride)
2009 Kymco People 150 and coming soon, another dual sport mc