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CB600 hornet, after about 10 miles the engine cuts out , wont restart until it tends to cool down and then is repeatable, any ideas, been told it could be a rectifier ?

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  • brynCB600F May 25, 2009

    mine too, it seems the engine starts t o misfire then cut out, try for ages to start again, then after a few minutes it goes again no problem.

    just bought the bike, hope it isn't the same machine !!


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Check for a real good powerful bluish spark only when the bike will not start ...if you don't have the big bright bluish spark and you see a reddish purple spark instead, then i would start with the pulse generators. if your spark is healthy and you installed a new fuel filter, then i would check your fuel pump output...follow the line from the pump that leads to the filter and detach it put the fuel line into a small catch tank.... start bike, and see if fuel streams out, if it does, then you know your pump is working. so now we know we got good spark?, good air,(correct?),new fuel filter? (fresh gas?),and great fuel pumping.
(this bike should be running!) did you replace plugs and wires, because this is probably the cause.... also your coils could be overheating, spray them down and see if this help getting the bike stated quicker...get back to me i might have i might have a few other tricks. feedback please if it helps, Thanks

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