Engine Trouble Bike Won't start, tried everything

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by Joshboy, Sep 15, 2007.

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  1. Joshboy

    Joshboy Guest

    ok my bike will not start! i have proper wiring to my knowlege, all the parts are good i just cant seem to get a spark. This link is a video i took of my bike tell me what i have done wrong!! Thanks

  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    disconnect the kill-switch entirely and let us know.
  3. Joshboy

    Joshboy Guest

    ok im going to try to tell you everything i know. The white ground wire, i grounded to the engine bolt. The engines as three wires coming out of it, the white ground, a blue , and a black. I attatched the blue wire from the CDI to the blue wire from the engine. I attatched the black wire from the CDI to the black wire from the engine. The red and black wires from the kill switch go red to the two blues, and black to the two blacks.

    I went around with a volt meter and checked the following. I tested to see if i was getting juice from the magnetto. looked like i was getting a sufficient amount. I did a continuity check on the kill switch, no beep untill i clicked the killswitch button. (good sign.) I tested to see if the coil was working by attatching the volt meter to the spark plug and the inside of the coil nipple thing. There i got a fair amount of amps and volts. I got a friend's motorcycle spark plug which we knew to be working and subbed that in for mine and we still didnt get any spark. WTF!?? I have no idea what is wrong
  4. gone_fishin

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  5. Joshboy

    Joshboy Guest

    thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you !

    vroooooooom! Vrrooooooommmm!
  6. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    :lol:hahahaha :lol:

    Augie, way to make him think!!! You are good at that!! thank you.:cool:

    I bet joshboy is out riding. sure hope he stops to check all the bolts & nuts soon.:shock:
  7. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    aside from the not-readin' part, you gotta give him credit for helping himself by giving detail. without that one "small detail" ;) ;) i might not've given him that link :lol:

    good for you :cool:
  8. Joshboy

    Joshboy Guest

    OH boy..... I got the bug now

    it runs great! i got up to 29mp/h in its break in period
  9. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    it was bound to happen...i saw you logoff after i posted that link, & i knew you'd be running in no time.

    i'm gonna leave this topic...not to pick on you, but to illustrate how important it is for new folks to read, read, READ the forums before posting a question.
  10. Jim H

    Jim H Guest

    This one made me grin real big, way to go augi and congratulations Josh.
  11. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    josh...grab your 10mm. wrench & give it a once over....look at the bicycle parts too....anything can vibrate loose. have fun...be safe!:cool:
  12. firerider

    firerider New Member

    never hook kill sw.

    [bike still will not start,found blown head gasket have replaced 2 cdi's and 2 magnetos after
    having good spark only in up blowing parts out every time. all wires r correct and insulated.should i buy anothe engine or try fix this one with some help

  13. Garpn

    Garpn Guest

    Nice to know what that detail was.