week and no spark on a 1986 goldwing


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cody_9
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Motorcycle: 1986 Goldwing Aspencade

week and no spark on a 1986 goldwing

Postby cody_9 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:01 pm



I have a 1986 gl1200 goldwing and every once in a while i will see a spark but its week i even held the spark plug and nothing but every once in a while i will feel a very very slight shock how do i check coils and pulse generator ?



rdraidr
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Location: Roswell, New Mexico
Motorcycle: 1987 GL1200A

Re: week and no spark on a 1986 goldwing

Postby rdraidr » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:06 am

If you are referencing the spark for your sparkplugs, then yes, I would first check the coils. There are articles on how to do this. However, I'm not sure about your statement, "every once in a while I will see a spark..."? Are you saying that when you check, every once in a while you see a spark, or something else? Is there spark in the front plugs, but not the back or...


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