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How do I check if the coil on a 1981 suzuki 400 is working. When and where does it get its voltage from. Please try to send answer to my e-mail also. Keith

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Use a noid light to show pulse at plugwire,or just unplug a sparkplug wiire plug it to a extra sparkplug let it ground on metal(frame or engine) spin the engine over watch for a spark on the plug, red is a weak spark blue is good.

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  • Joe H. Apr 25, 2010

    power comes from the ignition switch,through the kill switch then to the coil.fuses in the fuse panel and on the start relay suply power,just test for the spark using an extra sparkplug on each of the plugwires,let them be grounded and spin it over,watch for blue spark,(red or orange color is not very strong)



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