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Solutions to problems for paramotor pilots
Wings don't always inflate right, radios don't
always radio right and, lord knows, motors sometimes stop motoring. This
guide is intended to help. If you have suggestions that can make it
better, by all means send them along.
This is in its early stages and will grow in time. Contributions are
welcome, will be acknowledged, and will make this a more valuable resource
for all concerned.
Chapter 12: Setup & Maintenance.
See also Resources: Parts &
See also Tools.
See also Tips
on non-motor hardware improvements
Winterizing your Paramotor by Alex Varv
Motor Problems including starters, fuel, exhaust and
When the motor won't start or run properly.
09/27/2007 Specific motor pages added. Two
motors currently include the Top 80 and Black Devil 172. I will welcome
similar information on other makes. More will be added, especially for the
Snap 100, as repairs and/or troubleshooting tips are discovered or sent
The motor runs fine but something is amiss with the reduction drive, belt,
Delaminating, Imbalance, Nicks, Breaks, Coming loose.
Harness/Frame Adjustment Problems
Excessive torque steer, tilt-back, unusual wear, carabiners
Doesn't inflate well, turns, trimmers slip, has tears, sheath missing, line cut, continuous
Can't hear others, other's can't hear me, FRS/GMRS Radios, VHF Ham
(2-meter), Aircraft, Connection Problem