front cylinder doesn't fire

zoran zv30 at
Mon Aug 24 21:32:14 PDT 2009

you sure it is spark missing?


Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy Grein" <randygrein at>
To: "SV List" <SV650 at>
Sent: Monday, August 24, 2009 9:29 PM
Subject: front cylinder doesn't fire

> Hardly the first time I've dealt with this, but before I could always  
> count on it being the cap, wire or coil - or some weird combination of  
> the three, and intermittent to boot. It will light once the motor gets  
> to about 5 grand (making for a HELL of a transition) but otherwise  
> nothing. I grabbed a spare coil and plug, still nothing. Unless the  
> mounting bracket needs to be grounded ( getting it out is a bitch with  
> all the cables there, I just plugged the new one in to test) I'm out  
> of ideas. Anyone?
> Oh, this is my street ride - '02, stock stock stock, about 30k on the  
> clock. It was riding fine, then dead.
> Randy Grein, WMRRA #141

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