Tomos A35 - Most Common Questions
Tomos A35 50cc SHA 14.12 Carb
If engine revs to WOT at idle
Check for air leaks. Make sure throttle cable isn’t stuck on something. Check that carb slide is installed and functioning properly.
Engine BOGs at Full Throttle / WOT
Check compression (120psi), check for air leaks. Tighten down intake (4 allen heads). Clean carb. Make sure fuel is not restricted. Are you using the correct jet? Exhaust may be clogged if you were running lean. Check reed valve and post pictures if not sure of its condition. If your spark plug is black and gassy, you need to down jet.
Check stator and CDI. Stock setup will sometimes run great at lower RPM but will cut out and get chopppy at half to full throttle.
How to check for Air Leaks.
Spray carb cleaner where 2 pieces are joined together. If the rpms change, you have an air leak
Lights that are not working
use a multi-meter on AC20. On non-battery scooter, there are no fuses.
Fill up transmission fluid till it comes out of the side hole. 300ML or 10 ounces
Bearing & Seal Chart
A35 Repair Manual w/ Torque Specs for basically everything
Crank Shaft – Only one Size
A35 & A55 are the same
If Sha 14.12 has air leak
Use proper shim and rubber gasket. May also use permatex. Install rubber gasket than slide the shim all the way into the carb. Then put carb on intake.
If engine won’t start, do the following before posting
Make sure the cylinder is getting fuel, do this by checking the spark plug to see if it’s wet and see if there is gas in float bowl Check compression, with gauges, you need 110psi… of put finger over spark plug hole and try to start…if you are able to keep your finger on the hole, you have bad compression and should remove the head and inspect for damage Put finger of intake and see if finger gets sucked in. Check Jet size and report what size jet and color of spark plug. If plug is black, replace. Unbolt the exhaust pipe and see if it starts... if it starts, then your pipe is clogged. Clean or replace Check transmission fluid level
What came stock on my tomos?
How to clean exhaust / muffler
Boring SHA 14.12 & Modifying the Slide
Replacing clutch segments
How to install Reeds
How to Re-Line / Disassemble Clutches
How to remove the carb without dismantling half the damn moped
Front sprocket removal
Fer Snow&Ice Riding
What brand tire should I consider?
Tomos Vin Info
How to dismantle the flywheel
How to remove the head
Working on the transmission
Link #11 for all the above
(Basically a lot of info and will likely answer all questions about stock parts and specs)
3/16 and/or 5mm and no more than a foot is needed
How to install 20 Tooth Rear Sprocket
Check both links