Got my first Moped!!!!! but I have a few problems

" Hi again I desided to get the 1980 motobecane, and I got it running. But there are still problems with it. I am going to clean the carb. soon, but the front brakes won't work! when I pull the front brake lever, it goes down all the way, and nothing happens. it sounded to me like something wasn't connected, but it all is. when I made the front wheel go backwards just an inch, it worked perfectly. but the front wheel won't go backwards very far without jamming up. I disconnected the front brake and the front wheel acted fine. what do I do?"

Re: Got my first Moped!!!!! but I have a few probl

"just keep working with it until it rolls well and the tension is good enough to stop<br>(if your biggest problem is the front brake your in good shape)<p><br>: Hi again I desided to get the 1980 motobecane, and I got it running. But there are still problems with it. I am going to clean the carb. soon, but the front brakes won't work! when I pull the front brake lever, it goes down all the way, and nothing happens. it sounded to me like something wasn't connected, but it all is. when I made the front wheel go backwards just an inch, it worked perfectly. but the front wheel won't go backwards very far without jamming up. I disconnected the front brake and the front wheel acted fine. what do I do?<p>"

Have more Problems Bill

"Hey cool, got the brake apart (FINALLY) and found what was wrong! A shoe had broken off and become jammed. I am getting this fixed as I type. but there is another problem. Back brakes make a terrible squeal when I press the lever. If I press it, and the t"

Re: Have more Problems Bill

": Hey cool, got the brake apart (FINALLY) and found what was wrong! A shoe had broken off and become jammed. I am getting this fixed as I type. but there is another problem. Back brakes make a terrible squeal when I press the lever. If I press it, and the"

Re: Have more Problems Bill

"I sprayed my brakes with WD40 and the sqeak stopped<p>to clean the carb buy carb cleaner (in a spray can) and carefully<br>take EVERY part of the carb apart (be sure to remember how to put it back together)<br>spray everything down, and if you have an air"

"For safety's sake, don't use wd-40 on brake pads.

": : Hey cool, got the brake apart (FINALLY) and found what was wrong! A shoe had broken off and become jammed. I am getting this fixed as I type. but there is another problem. Back brakes make a terrible squeal when I press the lever. If I press it, and t"

"Re: For safety's sake, don't use wd-40 on brake p

"listen to this guy, he is probably right.<br>(I used the quick fix the moped I did it to had 10000 miles on it and wasn't worth putting money into)<p><br>: : : Hey cool, got the brake apart (FINALLY) and found what was wrong! A shoe had broken off and bec"

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