problem with my bike!

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  • 88_XR6

Posted February 12, 2004 - 10:22 AM


hey everyone, im new to this site and to the thumper side of bikes... anywho i have an 88 xr6 and im having a problem with it... i have no spark what so ever now i put a ew coil and plug wire on it and still nothing. Theres a catch though i recently had alot of work done to it liek new timing chain , tensioner, cam sprockets etc now i had the head off and the timing marks are pretty much dead on , but i still got no spark , can someone please help me out


kevin white

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  • gfergtr74

Posted February 12, 2004 - 09:45 PM


Get a test sequence and spec sheet from your local dealer for the electrical system. Test all the circuits at room temperature. Sounds like a pickup coil is bad. Do the tests and if everything checks out within specs then usually the CDI is the culprit.

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