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No spark, couple of pulls had one or two sparks but not

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No spark, couple of pulls had one or two sparks but not ofter 2005 LT80 Suzuki
JA: What is the model of your '05 Suzuki?
Customer: LT 80 quad
JA: Are you fixing your 80 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yep looking to test coil, but no power to it when I pull start. noe electric start
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: no power, tried with test light no power at any wire to coil
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: JUst how to test power to coil
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 1 month ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, let's try check and review the basics. Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done):

  • • verify good engine and frame ground as well as harness' black/white wires;
  • • carefully test for high pulsating voltage from the magneto's black/red wire to the ignition coil;
  • • ensure kill wire black/yellow is not tied to the ground when attempting to start.

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