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I am getting electric shocks from my motorcytcle as i'm moving along. Have you ever heard of this before and if so what could be the problem?

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Yes, this can happen. You need to check your HT leads and caps for damage (the lead that fits onto each spark plug).
A good way of checking is to run the bike at night and look for small blue arcing. Often the problem is more noticable if you ride in the rain or have been a little enthusiastic when cleaning the bike.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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    phil cuzins Aug 03, 2010

    You can definately get a shock when moving. It is most likely the High Tension (HT) side of the ignition doing this. This is basically the rubber leads that come from your coils and finish with the spark plug cap. Carefully check the leads for cracks or damage, you will need to flex/bend it to do this properly. Make sure they are not trapped anywhere.

    Good luck.

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