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I gave a Suzuki quad 2001 and it is not firing. I changed

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I gave a Suzuki king quad 2001 and it is not firing. I changed out the coil but it was a used one. It has a new battery so it's turning over just fine. How can I tell if it is the CDI or something else. I also bought 2 new plugs and tried them both. Any help would be great. Thanks,Clay
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, bear with us; re-confirm and post back with how many and what are the wire colors to/from the CDI.

Still, proposed preliminary check for (if have not been done):

  • • pulsating low voltage from the pulser coil to the CDI when attempting to start;
  • • pulsating high voltage from the CDI to the ignition coil also when attempting to start.


The above checks would be with the use of a multi-meter.

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