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Suzuki GSF400 cranks but no fire

Kid hooked it to the car, now cranks but no fire. Any hints?

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  • leigh938 Jan 07, 2009

    I will give it a run through following your tips, thanks for the help. I will fill you in on the out-come.

  • leigh938 Jan 07, 2009

    Ok, I have, lights, horn and all fuses good. I have power going to the coil packs but no spark coming out, so there we go.

  • bigcountry69 May 22, 2009

    have spark at plugs and it trys to run when turning ove but as soon as i stop turning it ove it dies and help its a1979 yamaha 1100 xs

  • Van_Kerr May 11, 2010

    Hi ...... when you say 'hooked' do you mean via a couple of jump leads ? If your kid rev'd the hell out of the car he may have sent a 'spike' to your CDI .................. not gonna be a good result as the CDI and coils work at 9.6 volts. Let us know how you get on.


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Either it is not getting spark or not getting gas


First check for any fuses etc Make sure lights come on and or horn works

try spraying starting fluid directly into carb wile turning over

If it does not fire then remove spark plug and hold the plug (nut portion) with the lead attached
u aginst side of the engine cylinder and turn over
iif ther is no spark you have an ignition problem

It is either the points(not gaping) or magnito problem

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