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Have a 02 ezgo with 295 cc engine have a spark whe. First…

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Have a 02 ezgo with 295 cc engine have a spark whe. First hit pedal than nothing, have replaced ignitor,coil,and pulsar sftill same thing.Any suggestions ?
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Engine has a timing belt, is it in time? See link below

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
it is in time first thing I checked.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

It has spark? Or no spark? and will not fie on starting fluid? What is compression?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It does not have spark that is problem. When u hit gas pedal u get one spark and that is it ,I took the positive cable off starter generator and still get that one spark weather or not enine is turning over. I have a spark tester on it so I can see plain as day I have replaced pulsar the coil and the ignitor along with voltage regulator still nothing.I have not put a compression tester on it I know it has compression I have 25 years automotive repair experience and can usually work my way through a problem but this thing is beating me up and ez go service manual is not much help.Do u know how the pulsar works does it just ground the coil when it is supposed to fire?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

pulsar just sends signal to igniter, it does not ground out. Look at the wiring from the Solenoid, to the igniter, is it getting voltage in key on position? See link below.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Ignition is operating as it should .Is there a way to check signal coming from pulsar ?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Set voltmeter on low voltage, and see if it sends low voltage signal when it passes magnet.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Testing the pulsar wire I have ,079 when magnet passes
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
That is on lowest DC setting
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

So pulsar is working. I would be checking power to the igniter fro battery, run a jumper direct from battery to the igniter power wire.

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Tried that already doesn't change anything.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

What happens if you unplug wire to voltage regulator?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
We did that and it started sparking so I replaced it now I have no spark weather plugged in or unplugged.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

So it seemed to work , when you unplugged the old one!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

Have you gone back and tried the old igniter?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
on old regulator it did spark when unplugged.Have mot gone back to old regulator or ignitor.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

New igniter might be damaged, due to new regulator.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

I just had a thought, when you installed new voltage regulator, did you polarize the generator/regulator?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No I did not I am doing some research on that now.
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

OK>

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Sorry I was on vacation checked into polarization don't need to do it got my info from ezgo directly
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

OK< but from 50 years of experience, anytime voltage regulator or generator is replaced, the system needs to be polarized.

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