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DRIVER'S MANUAL
KWANG YANG MOTOR CO.,LTD.
SPIKE 125

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  • Page 1 DRIVER'S MANUAL KWANG YANG MOTOR CO.,LTD. SPIKE 125...
  • Page 3 Dear KYMCO Motorcycle Users: Thank you for purchasing this KYMCO scooter and welcome to the family of KYMCO scooter riders. To enjoy safer and more pleasant riding, become thoroughly familiar with this owner manual before you ride the scooter. You safety depends not only on your own alertness and familiarity with the scooter but also the scooter mechanical condition.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.PRECAUTIONS FOR A SAFE RIDING 2.ASSEMBLY PARTS 3.OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS IGNITION SWITCH/STEERING&HANDLEBAR LOCK ELECTRIC STARTER BUTTON. HEADLIGHT SWITCH HEADLIGHT DIMMER SWITCH HORN BUTTON/TURN SIGNAL SWITCH SEAT LOCK/MET-IN BOX. HELMET BUCKLE INSTRUMENTS 4.PRE-RIDE INSPECTION ADVANCE INSPECTION. ENGINE OIL LEVEL INSPECTION/REFILLING BRAKE INSPECTION.
  • Page 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS 5.ENGINE STARTING METHODS USE THE ELECTRIC STARTER BUTTON START WITH THE KICK LEVER 6.NORMAL RIDING METHOD 7.PRECAUTIONS FOR RIDING 8.HOW TO STOP RIDING 9.EASY MAINTENANCE AIR CLEANER INSPECTION AND AIR CLEANER CLEANING&REPLACEMENT BATTERY FUSE CHANGE ENGINE OIL CHANGE SPARK PLUG INSPECTION 10.IMPORTANT NOTICES POLLUTION-FREE PERIODIC MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE...
  • Page 6: Precautions For A Safe Riding

    1.PRECAUTIONS FOR A SAFE RIDING (1) CLOTHES To relax and wear comfortable clothes are the main points for a safe riding. To observe traffic laws, keep a cool mind, relax and be careful will provide you a safe riding. Wear helmet and fasten it tightly. Have the clothes well-arranged.
  • Page 7 (2) RIDING METHOD The safety of two-wheel vehicles is influenced by sitting position. The rider should sit on the central part of the seat cushion. If the rider sits on the rear part of the seat, the load of front wheel will decrease. As a result, the handlebar will swing and cause danger to the rider.
  • Page 8: Assembly Parts

    . ASSEMBLY PARTS Tool Box Fuel Tank Cap Taillight/Stoplight L. Rear Turn Signal Light Main Stand Side Stand Engine Serial number Change Gear Shift Pedall L. Front Turn Signal Light Turn Signal Switch Headlight Dimmer Switch Passing Signal Switch Horn Button -...
  • Page 9 Instruments Headlight R. Front Turn Signal Light Rear Brake Lever Kick Lever Frame Serial Number Exhaust Muffler R.Rear Turn Signal Light Ignition Switch Headlight Switch Electric Starter Button - -...
  • Page 10: Operation Instructions

    3. OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS (1) IGNITION SWITCH/STEERING&HANDLEBAR LOCK : At this position, power is connected to start the engine. The key cannot be taken out. : At this position, power is cut off and the engine stops. The key can be taken out. LOCK : At this position, the steering handlebar is locked.
  • Page 11: Electric Starter Button. Headlight Switch

    (2) ELECTRIC STARTER BUTTON To start the engine, first turn on the ignition switch and then push the electric starter button. At this time, be sure to fully apply the front or rear brake lever (pedal) in order to connect the power. CAUTION: During engine running, do not push the electric...
  • Page 12: Headlight Dimmer Switch

    (4) HEADLIGHT DIMMER SWITCH Switch to this position for using high beam. When riding in downtown area or there is a coming from the opposite direction, use beam to avoid affecting the visibility of coming cars. PASSING When passing,if there are cars coming from the opposite direction,press and release the PASSING switch and the headlight will wink...
  • Page 13: Seat Lock/met-in Box. Helmet Buckle

    (6) SEAT LOCK/MET-IN BOX Unlock the seat and put the helmet in the MET-IN box. 《 》 Unlocking Method Stop the engin and turn the ignition switch to the " " position. Insert the ignition switch key into the seat lock and turn it right.
  • Page 14: Instruments

    (8) INSTRUMENTS MILEAGE COUNTER: The total riding mileage is indicated by kilometer. The figure in black and white is an unit of 100m. TURN SIGNAL INDICATOR: When the turn signal 0 0 0 0 0 switch is operated, this indicator will wink. HIGH BEAM INDICATOR: This indicator comes on when the long distance light is turned on.
  • Page 15: Pre-ride Inspection

    4. PRE-RIDE INSPECTION (1) ADVANCE INSPECTION Get into a good habit of inspection before riding. For the sake of safety and to prevent vehicle damage and traffic accidents, the pre-ride inspection is absolutely required. CAUTION: Be sure to perform inspection and maintenance for your new motorcycle after it is ridden for 300km.
  • Page 16: Brake Inspection. Tire Inspection

    (3) BRAKE INSPECTION Ride the motorcycle at low speed on a dry road and respectively apply the front brake lever and rear brake pedal to check the brake performance. The brake lever should have proper free play. "Free play" means the distance from the position of loose brake to the position of fully applied brake.
  • Page 17 2. CRACKS & DAMAGE Check the tire-contact area for crack or damage. 3. ABNORMAL WEAR Check the tire-contact area for abnormal wear. 4. FOREIGN OBJECTS OF METAL PIECE & GRAVEL Check the tires and tire-contact area for imbedded objects of metal piece and gravel. 5.
  • Page 18: Fuel Level Inspection/refilling

    (5) FUEL LEVEL INSPECTION/REFILLING Check if the fuel is sufficient. If the fuel gauge pointer is at red grid, refill #92 or nonleaded gasoline as soon as possible. 《 》 Refilling Method Stop the engin and turn the ignition switch to the " "...
  • Page 19: Steering Handlebar. Instrument Lights Inspection

    (6) STEERING HANDLEBAR Visually inspect the steering handlebar for damage. Apply the front brake and move the handlebar upward and downward to check for abnormal noise. Move the steering handlebar upward, downward, rightward and leftward to check for any loose parts. Check if the handlebar rotates freely.
  • Page 20: Brake Lever Free Play Inspection&adjustment

    Check the clutch panel for proper operation. If adjustment is necessary, turn the adjusting bolt by loosing the lock nut. Lock Nut Adjusting Bolt CAUTION: If it is hard to adjust for you,go to a KYMCO distributor or service station for inspection. - -...
  • Page 21 (10) HORN/LIGHTS INSPECTION Turn the ignition switch to the " " position and push the horn button to check if it sounds. Headlight/Taillight Inspection: Start the engine and turn on the headlight switch to check if the headlight and taillight are good and check the light shells for dirt and damage.
  • Page 22: Choke Knob

    (11) CHOKE KNOB For cold starting, pull down the choke knob. After the engine warms up, restore the choke knob to its original position. CAUTION: Do not use the choke knob for a long time; otherwise the mixture will become too rich and cause engine stop. (12) DRIVE CHAIN INSPECTION/ ADJUSTMENT ~...
  • Page 23 (13) FRONT/REAR SHOCK ABSORBER INSPECTION Check the condition of the front/rear shock absorbers by pressing down on the handlebar and seat several times. (14) BRAKE PERFORMANCE INSPECTION Fully apply the front and rear brake lever pedal and move motorcycle forward to see if the braking effect is good. (15) REAR MIRROR ANGLE CHECK Sit on the motorcycle uprightly and make a iewing test of the rear mirror angle.
  • Page 24: Engine Starting Methods

    5. ENGINE STARTING METHODS (1) TURN THE IGNITION SWITCH "ON" Unlock the steering handlebar. Turn the ignition switch to the " " position. CAUTION: Check the gasoline volume and engine oil level before starting the engine. (2) USE NEUTRAL POSITION The engine must be started in the neutral position.
  • Page 25: Use The Electric Starter Button

    (3) USE THE ELECTRIC STARTER BUTTON Push the electric starter button without rotating the throttle grip. If the engine fails to start after the electric starter ~ button is pressed for 3 4 seconds, rotate the ~ throttle grip for 1/8 1/4 turn to facilitate starting.
  • Page 26: Start With The Kick Lever

    START WITH THE KICK LEVER 1.Place the motorcycle on its main stand on level ground. 2.Depress the kick lever with force. 1/8~1/4 When the engine is cold and does not start after the kick ~ lever is depressed for 3 4 times, rotate the throttle grip ~...
  • Page 27: Normal Riding Method

    6. NORMAL RIDING METHOD (1) STARTING THE ENGINE Start the engine by referring to the starting methods specified in Section 5. CAUTION: Keep your finger away from the button immediately after the engine is started to avoid engine damage. The rear brake pedal should be kept at the braking position before riding.
  • Page 28 (3) CORRECT SITTING POSITION Ride astride on the motorcycle from the left side and sit upright. Touch the ground with left foot to avoid slipping. CAUTION: The rider must wear helmet, gloves and goggles. Do not wear any clothes which will affect riding safety. (4) SHIFTING Depress the change gear shift pedal into the 1st speed.
  • Page 29: Precautions For Riding

    7. PRECAUTIONS FOR RIDING CORRECT RIDING Before moving, turn on the turn signal light and make sure whether the rear side is safe. Do not rush into the car lanes and always keep the motorcycle to the right side to avoid danger. CAUTION: Moderate riding will prolong the engine service life.
  • Page 30 (3) PROPER RIDING WILL PROLONG THE ENGINE 60KM LIFE For a new motorcycle, keep the speed below 60km per hour within the first 1000km of riding. Avoid sudden acceleration and long-time riding at high speed. In hot weather, the engine overheats easily at long-time 0 0 0 0 0 idling.
  • Page 31 (5) DO NOT MAKE SUDDEN STOP OR SHARP TURN Sudden stop and sharp turn are the main causes for slipping and could be very dangerous. In rainy days the road is slippery. Sudden stop will cause the motorcycle to slip. Be careful to avoid danger. (6) BE MORE CAREFUL WHILE RIDING IN RAINY DAYS A longer braking distance is required in rainy days than in sunny days.
  • Page 32: How To Stop Riding

    8. HOW TO STOP RIDING (1) WHILE GO NEAR THE PARKING PLACE Turn on the turn signal light in advance. Watch out vehicles coming behind or aside and stop the motorcycle to the right side slowly. Restore the throttle grip to closed position and apply the front level and rear brake pedal as soon as possible.
  • Page 33 (3) PARKING Place the motorcycle on its main stand on level ground and do not hinder the traffic. Stand on the left side and grip the handlebar straight with left hand and the side rod or rear carrier with right hand. Then, step down the main stand evenly with right foot and pull the motorcycle backward by force with right hand.
  • Page 34: Easy Maintenance

    9. EASY MAINTENANCE (1) AIR CLEANER INSPECTION AND AIR CLEANER CLEANING & REPLACEMENT Take out the air cleaner and visually check if it is dirty or clogged. 1.Remove the screws attaching the air cleaner cover and remove the air cleaner cover. 2.Remove the air cleaner element.
  • Page 35 (2) FUEL SYSTEM Fuel Leakage Inspection Check the fuel line between the fuel tank and carburetor for fuel leakage. Fuel tank Fuel tube connector Carburetor CAUTION: Check and replace any broken or damaged tube connector to avoid breakdown due to running out of gasoline. (3) APPEARANCE CLEANING Often wipe clean the motorcycle appearance to prevent accumulated dust affecting the function of components.
  • Page 36: Battery

    (4) BATTERY The battery fluid level should be kept within the upper and lower level lines. When the fluid level nears the lower level line, refill with distilled water to the upper level line. When cleaning the terminal terminals, remove the screws attaching the battery cover on the seat and then open the battery cover.
  • Page 37: Fuse Change

    (5) FUSE CHANGE Turn off the main switch and check if the fuse is burned out. When the fuse is burned out, replace with a specified fuse. Check for the cause of breakdown before replacing. Ignition Switch Fuse Specification:10A CAUTION: Be careful not to excessively expand the fuse clip during removal.
  • Page 38: Engine Oil Change

    (6) ENGINE OIL CHANGE 1.Place the motorcycle on its main stand on level ground. 2.Remove the oil dipstick. 3.Remove the drain bolt to drain the oil. 4.Refill fresh engine oil for 0.9 liter. Firmly tighten the oil dipstick. 5.Warm up the engine and check the oil level again after the ¡...
  • Page 39: Spark Plug Inspection

    (7) SPARK PLUG INSPECTION Check the spark plug side electrodes for wear. Fouling deposits on spark plug electrodes and big gap may result in weak spark. Spark Plug Removal: 1.Remove the spark plug with a spark plug remover. 2.The installation sequence is the reverse of removal. Spark Plug Cleaning: 1.It is better to remove spark plug deposits with a spark plug cleaner.
  • Page 40 (8) BRAKE FLUID LEVEL INSPECTION /REFILLING Remove the two screws from the brake fluid tank and take off the cover. Add recommended brake fluid DOT 4 into the tank until the fluid level reaches the upper limit and then put on the cover and tighten the screws.
  • Page 41: Important Notices

    Is the way to start the engine correct? Is there any other faulty parts? (2) IN CASE OF BREAKDOWN For any trouble occurred during riding, go to a KYMCO distributor or service station for inspection. CAUTION: For the sake of safety and to prevent vehicle damage and save your precious time, the pre-ride inspection is absolutely required.
  • Page 42: Pollution-free Periodic Maintenance Schedule

    (3) POLLUTION-FREE PERIODIC MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE In order to have a safe riding, maintain good performance, prolong the motorcycle service life and reduce pollution, make sure to perform the periodic inspection and maintenance. : Inspect and clean, lubricate, refill, repair or replace if necessary. : Adjust : Clean : Replace : Tighten Regular Service Mileage (KM) Daily Preride...
  • Page 43: Specifications

    (4) SPECIFICATIONS SPIKE 125 OHC air cooled 4- Engine Type Overall Length 2005 mm cycle Displacement 120cc Overall Width 730 mm Overall Height Bore Stroke 55.6 49.5 mm 1140 mm Compression Ratio Dry Weight 104.5 kg Max. Output 6.47/8000 kw(r/min)
  • Page 46 KWANG YANG MOTOR CO.,LTD. NO.35 Wan Hsing Street, San Min District Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China Telephone : 886-7-3822526 FAX : 886-7-3950021...

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  • Eni mihai Dec 09, 2016 06:54:
    Hi.where I can find engine for kymco spike 125?