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I have a 50cc Direct Bikes scooter and I leave it outside work for 6/7 hours each day. When I start it up, there is no acceleration for a least 10 minutes. It coughs and splutters once started and will not exceed 5mph. Then suddenly after 10 minutes or so it accelerates away as if nothing was wrong. I am concerned that this problem will get worse and I won't get home one night. This seems to happen when it is really cold outside ( I'm in Scotland). Is there anything I can do to stop this happeni

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