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A wiring diagram for the coil ignition on a 1981 kawasaki..starter

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I need a wiring diagram for the coil ignition on a 1981 kawasaki csr 305 I cant get any spark but the starter is working

I have a manual for you bike.

would you like the testing info for the ignition system?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes i cant get any spark from the points and plug wires I dont know if I pluged everything into the right wires

what condition are the points and condenser?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
good I dont know if I have the wires plug into then right wires for the coils and points
I need to get you a copy of the basic wiring of the ignition system I can get that later tonight or early tomorrow can you wait till then?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes I can
ok I should get it to about 8:00pm - 10 pm PST
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I have spark to the point but not to the plug wires

Is the ignition switch and stop switch are working?

do you have battery voltage to the ignition coils?

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

yes I have voltage to the coils the stop switch is working how do I check if the coils are bad

the primary winding (two spades on the coils) resistance 3.6-5.4 ohms

the secondary winding ( plug wire and + spade on the coil) resistance 1100- 1700 ohms

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I need a wiring diagram sent to me for the coil ignition and points and what should the points gap be

The proper point gap is 0.3 -0.4 mm.


I will get the ignition diag to you tonight

Jeff Policky and other Motorcycle Specialists are ready to help you

Let me know if you need anything else


Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I am not able to open or view the attachment. What format is it in?



Dave Snyder

Hello Dave


It is in a GIF format I will resend it in JPEG.

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank you for your help
Let me know how it goes

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