Notes by number

  1. At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here.
  2. Service more frequently if the scotter is ridden in unusually wet or dusty areas.
  3. Service more frequently if the scooter is ridden often at full throttle or in the rain.
  4. Replace every 2 years. Replacement requires mechanical skill.

Maintenance procedure legend

  • I: inspect and clean, adjust, lubricate, or replace, if necessary.
  • C: clean
  • A: adjust
  • L: lubricate
  • R: replace
Odometer interval
Item Note # 600mi
Fuel line I
Throttle operation I I I
Air cleaner 2 R
Crankcase breather 3 C C C
Spark plug R
Valve clearance A
Engine oil R
Engine oil strainer screen C
Engine idle speed I I I I
Radiator coolant 4
Cooling system I
Secondary air supply system I
Brake shoe wear I I I
Brake system I I I I
Brake lock operation I I I I
Headlight aim I I I
Clutch shoe wear I
Suspension I I I
Nuts, bolts, fasteners I I
Wheels/tires I I I
Steering head bearings I I

What about the belt?

Curiously, this maintenance schedule makes no mention of the drive belt. I’ve got you covered: When should the Ruckus drive belt be replaced?

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