Engine will not start

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  1. daveet6666

    daveet6666 Member

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    I had a front tire blow out handlebars turned snapped plugcable so I spliced it put boot on plug and it won't turn over! A n y ideas?
     
  2. Chaz

    Chaz Active Member

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    If you are using the kit supplied boot replace it with a better one from auto or motorcycle parts shop. The stock boots are low quality. If that doesn't fix it then get new plug wire with copper core, not the carbon type. If that doesn't fix it try a new plug.
     
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    Check for spark in a dark place.

    remove plug from the head
    attach plug to the ignition
    ground the plug on the head
    spin the back tire with the clutch engaged

    Can you see a spark?
     
  4. daveet6666

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    Yeah guys didn't see a spark got me a plug but it's alot shorter than the other one hope it works
     
  5. daveet6666

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    no spark
     
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    two things to try - in case the spark is just not seen, hold plug in hand and hand on good motor ground and turn motor to see if you feel spark - in case plug wire is bad, take wire off CDI, stick finger into CDI where wire goes, put elbow on motor ground and turn motor to see if you feel spark
     
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    Ok I got spark but haven't tried to start it yet! Thanks guys I just screwed plug wire in more on cdi got spark!
     
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    some fixes are WAY easier than others : )
     

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