Kymco Hipster 125 - Popular Questions, Answers, Tips & Manuals

Hi, John you may want to try using some penetrating oil or an "Easy Out" or just drill it out, for more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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Hi, Anonymous before testing any electrical component in the Starting System it is "IMPERATIVE" that you have a fully charged battery of 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a preliminary reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage, the battery is faulty and must be replaced. AGM type batteries fall into this scenario more so than lead acid batteries.
1. Ignition Switch not in the "ON" position.
2. Engine Run Switch in the "OFF" position.
3. Check the battery terminals for damage or corrosion check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter.
4. Bank angle sensor needs a reset or is faulty.
5. FOB battery low or dead.
6. Faulty ignition switch.
7. Faulty starter button.
8. Faulty kickstand, clutch, neutral safety switch.
9. Security alarm needs a reset.
10. Starter relay, solenoid, starter motor or circuit wiring faulty.
11. Starter armature or field coils have failed.
12. Main fuse or circuit breaker may be blown or faulty.
13. Faulty ignition relay.
14. The electric starter is working but starter clutch has failed.
15. Check for engine trouble codes.
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strange but true I had a similar thing after going into my front area, what I had done is put the correctly wired wrong bulb in the indicator and vice versa into the side headlight, not an easy thing to do considering the two are physically separated but that's me, so then my side light was acting as indicator and my indicator was on constantly, in some way could you have done the same thing?

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Hello Anon,
You simply need to take it to a qualified professional and have them clean and set the carburetor,,, it will be fine after that,,,
good luck,,

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Battery Fuse : 20A Reserve Fuse :15A Headlight Fuse : 15A Radiator Fan Fuse : 10A All Electric Power Fuse :15A

15 amp

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Check your rectifier. Do a hydro test on your battery if you can get into it. Should be 1200 or more. If the battery is 3 years old or more - replace it.

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The answer (rather late :P) is Yes! You can buy a derestricted CDI from somewhere like I expect, which helps with the top end speed. You can also up or downgear the bike. I've got 4 teeth less on my 2001 Hipster (rear sprocket) and I can accelerate like a ***** (faster than most boy racers off the line) and easily outstrip bikes like the 2012 YBF125 and the 2002 CBR125 on the strip. That's all I've done (other than freeing up the exhaust by shoving a screwdriver down the little holes at the end of the exhaust and smacking it with a hammer - sounds deeper too) and take the side off of the air box filter and put a cleaning sponge in place of the original filter (That warbles quite nicely too)

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Check your fuses and if they're good, check the connections at the far end of the battery cables. If they are clean and tight, check the battery cables themselves for continuity. If all of the above are good, start troubleshooting from the keyswitch back. If you know which terminals to jump out at the keyswitch for the lights, jump them out; if the lights light up, suspect the switch.

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I would put in 2 qts and then slowly add part of the third till the level comes up. No bike, not even a big one holds much more than 3 qts oil. But I'm sure you will safe at putting in 2.+. Hope this helps.

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check your connection..first check the battery power, if the power is full, check the fuse just connected not far from the battery, if is also good, check the starter moter,,i hope u will be helped

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Hi ice_basher

You need to check the following

1) . The carborator & air filter are proper or not.
2). The race & pickup is adjusted or not.
3). Ask your mechanic to chk the power output in bhp. Match it with the pescribed one.
4). The accelerator & clutch are properly working or not.

Your problem can be because of any of these. Please do a through check.

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the valve timing mark is on the flywheel on the Hipster's.

Remove the large flat blade screw from the top of the left hand side casing. Turn the engine either by hand (using kickstart with ignition off), turning rear wheel in gear, or by removing the "kymco" badge with three 8mm bolts and using a 19mm deep socket on the crank, until you see two marks (one says F one say T) the F one is the advance firing mark, the T mark is the timing mark. Keep turning the engine over and watch your valves, wait for the exhaust valve to close, inlet valve to open and then close again then the next time you see the T line will be TDC. This is where you set your valve timing from.

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10w40 motor oil. Never use synthetics or oil with " Special " additives.

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