how do i replace my magneto

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by determined, Apr 28, 2014.

  1. determined

    determined Member

    I think i need a new magneto does anyone know how this is done and maybe a local store in sacramento to buy magnetos and or cdi boxes im just not getting any spark
     

  2. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    I built a CDI tester 'cause they're almost impossible to test for both spark & timing with a meter, but the mag is easily tested with a cheap meter - I'd say look for someone in your area to help you out with trying a diff CDI temporarily or to test your mag.
     
  3. determined

    determined Member

    I gotta get me a dmm. I guess first
     
  4. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    harbor freight has coupons to get one free - sells them under $5
     
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  5. determined

    determined Member

    Wow thats good to know .now how hard is it to install correctly? And do u know if i can get a cdi from harbor frieght?
     
  6. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    it's a multimeter that is avail at harbor freight - I doubt they'll ever have china girl parts
     
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