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I just picked up a1986 Ninja 1000.Sometimes it runs on all 4.But most of the time just 2I just checked and the right side coil has continuase power.What might cause such a thing? Please help Iv been at it for a couple of weeks And im no dumb s. Thanks..

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  • knuckleheadm May 10, 2009

    It does this problem in any situation.Itested the power before the coils and the right side has constant power, and the left side which works fine all the time flashes on my test like for the spark plugs.I tested both sides to the spark plugs.Left side is fine right side only sparks when I shut of the key orstop button,just once.Have new plugs and wires.And anew ignition....

  • knuckleheadm May 10, 2009

    Thanks cheezomlet, Iv gone thrue most all the wireing.And definatly all the grounds.I just went to shop,It fired rite up.Im new to these 4 cylender rice rockets.This problem dosent seem to happen when its cold. I pulled the cover on left side were the timing chain is.Could either one or the other of the (not sure what there called) sqare modduels be intermitanly be causing this problem?

  • knuckleheadm May 10, 2009

    Thanks again,cheezomlet. I live in north Seattle.Im not sure if there open today, but we have Bent Bike in Lynwood.Icould probably get a couple of these units there.Uv been ausomly helpful. Ill let U know if this works.Peace Out.....

  • knuckleheadm May 11, 2009

    One thing I neglected to tell U(I dont know Y)probably cause I was stoked for the info and Im an old burner.Is that this bike sat for 15 years or so.Luckly the guy drained the gas.On the other hand he crashed a few times,some of the body work was a mess.But its looking sweet now.Ill be getin to Bent Bike tomorow.Im pretty stoked.Hopefuly the next time U here from me is to tell U how good it runsand posibly sending U a picture...Later Dude I apreciat U being out there...

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    cheezomlet May 11, 2010

    Does it do this idling or while driving?
    Where are you testing the power on the coil?
    I would drain the carbs, check the plugs..


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Its definitely sounds like ignition parts or wiring... What parts did you replace on the ignition? I am not sure on the ninja 1000, but some of the Kawi's use 2 pulse (pickup) coils off the flywheel/magneto, You can do a simple Ohm test on these (if applicable).
You can also try swapping the HV coils around to eliminate those.
Then of course the ignition module, or CDI ...
I am sure you probably checked all your grounds and connections...

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    cheezomlet May 10, 2009

    Sounds like your on the right track.. the little square boxes, are there 2? if so they are the Pulse coils, or pickup coils.
    I would try changing them first. If its intermittent, they may have proper resistance if you test them. You can pick some up on ebay fairly cheap.
    I Own and work on the Kawi's. That bike has tons of power! I had the ZX-11, and own the ZX-12r currently..... Power houses!


  • cheezomlet
    cheezomlet May 11, 2009

    Nice!
    Don't get too "stoked" if you plan on opening that baby up on the highway! :)


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