1st Gen front plug not firing

Aaron Turner synfinatic at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 21:17:23 PDT 2011


On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Steve Munyon <stevemunyon at comcast.net> wrote:
> Thanks for the tips, tonight I pulled both plugs and hit the starter to make
> sure the front cylinder still isn't firing.  Sure enough it's firing, I hate
> intermittent electrical problems.  The primary side of both coils is 4.7 -
> 4.8 ohms and the secondary side 26.4k and 26.6k ohms, so they look good in a
> static condition and the connections are really tight.  I also checked the
> battery voltage and it was only 12.21 volts and it's just a cheapo battery
> from the local auto parts store.  Can a weak battery cause a high-speed
> miss?

Just remember a coil going bad can work just fine when the bike is in
neutral and crap out when under load.   Ride it and see what happens.

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