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Still no spark to plugs even after replacing coils.

I still have no spark to the plug even after replacing coils and starter box. I have power everywhere, turns but still wont run....seems like I am at a dead end PLEASE HELP! I went through the manual trouble shot it and still no spark......any clues?

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  • jackiels13 Jun 18, 2009

    my wife is trying to help me-i have replaced the coils and wires-the cdi units-the off and on switch-also put another ground wire on and checked all wires -

  • jackiels13 Jun 18, 2009

    and yes new plugs and power to the lower side.....

  • jackiels13 Jun 18, 2009

    on my honda-there is no switches or wiring to the side stand or to the middle stand-i have replaced and checked the switches and i do have power to the coils but no spark-

  • tombones May 11, 2010

    Check the side stand kill switch. It kills the engine so that you don’t start out with the side stand down. If broken or out of adjustment, it would kill the spark. Check for a broken wire at the side stand switch and coupler. Try moving the kill switch by hand. If that doesn’t work then wire a jumper around the switch to bypass it. Check the fuses. Check the operation of the ignition switch and all kill switches with a volt ohmmeter.

  • JustGreen May 11, 2010

    What do you mean by starter-box? Relay v0v
    You've definitely got power to the low-tension side of the coils?
    Have you fitted new plugs?



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Either your pulse generator does not give right pulses to the ECU or your ECU need replacement.Find the wires that travel from the pulse gen to the ECU to check them for pulse.

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#1) Make Sure your getting Fuel

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