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I have a v-star 650 classic and need a new cdi box. Are there other year make and model cdi boxes that are compatible?

My bike stopped turning over, so I took it to a local bike mechanic. He said there was water in the tank, drained it and put in an additive. Ran great for the rest of the day. Next day wouldn't start. I took it back to him and now he says it's the cdi, and that he has tested it back to that. I just don't have a lot of money to keep throwing at this bike, but I love it and want it fixed. Are there other bike makes models or years that are compatible with mine, or do any of you know where I can find that info. Thanks

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many things can cause a cdi box to fail they are hard to diagnose. but as far as testing goes u can use an multimeter to test ur resistence in the stator and coil if they test good its the cdi. or even a bad ground can cause it to loose fire.

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Either the pickup coil is bad (triggers the coils) or maybe the ground is bad .
Or maybe they are both bad at the same time.Also check the ignition switch.Remove the ignition switch wiring harness out.Disconnect the wires, then clean them and reconnect and then check voltage to the wires, if all is perfect, then try to start, it will give spark, if still no spark and coils are new and replaced, then its short in ignition switch issue.Check the ignition switch wires, any of the wire is crimped/pinched and got cut in between or got loose from its connection.--------------Or its a bad ground issue.-------
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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
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2. Fuel supply valve/petcock turned off.
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I have a 1985 honda shadow vt500c, and like many others before me, im in need of a cdi box, or a fix to a broken cdi box, the used ones on line are a bit pricey for my wallet.


Unfortunately, the ONLY thing you can do is replace the cdi box....what REALLY sucks is that those cdi boxes were only used by Honda for 2 years...85 & 86...all the other years/bikes had MUCH cheaper units on them...And DO NOT, I repeat DO NOT waste your time on a USED part that is 30 years old!!! There is NO WAY to test a cdi box!!! Bite the bullet & buy a NEW one if you want to fix it & forget it.....there are new ones available online from a company in the UK for about $259.00 I speak from personal experience with this EXACT issue & once you replace the cdi box, that bike will run (providing everything else is good)

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