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Old 05-06-2014, 11:51 AM
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Default Re: my engine works but little power from throttle

Originally Posted by CTripps View Post
I've been helping Corody with this problem, he's bringing it around later for me to test the mag and CDI.

The engine is turning just fine, there's fuel, so we're tracking down spark... I rode it downhill holding the plug with the motor turning and felt nothing, so it's down to not sparking.
Instead of riding the bike one handed try suspending the rear wheel and spinning it with the plug out, wire connected to it and the plug grounded against the engine. The clutch will need to be engaged too.

I'm sure CT knows this but I added it for the benefit of a newbie who might read this and not understand how to check for ignition.

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