Diagnostics help

Steve Robertson srobertson at ssimicro.com
Mon May 3 16:43:07 PDT 2010


Glad you found it. I would always pick a simple oversight rather than a big 
repair bill.


> Well, this is embarrassing.  If there weren't so many people who were
> so awesome as to offer suggestions and help, I would never admit this
> to anyone...
>
> To those who suspected an electrical issue and/or that it was only
> firing on one cylinder, you were correct!  I determined it was not
> running on the rear cylinder by using the "dump water on the headers
> and make sure it vaporizes" technique.  I lifted up the tank to check
> the wiring and saw the plug wire laying neatly across the back of the
> cylinder head, under the tank where I couldn't see it.  Oops.
> *sheepish grin*
>
> Thanks for all the help, everyone!  Sorry it turned out to be a simple
> "dumb ass" moment.  :)
>
>
> ~Patrick
> -- 
> 2006 Triumph Sprint ST :: 2003 Triumph Sprint ST
> 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
> 2000 Yamaha WR-400 :: 1975 Harley FXE1200
> 1979 Honda GL1000 Goldwing sidecar rig 



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