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    Hi all new here, my bike has got no spark there is power to coils juice in the battery. Its cranking over. Changed the ecu. Checked side stand switch. Any other ideas? Thanks in advance

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    How do you know there's power to the coils? You should see 12V at the terminal with the orange wire when the ignition is on.

    Check the plug caps are firmly screwed into the HT leads. On an older bike it's a good idea to trim 1/4" off the end of the HT lead to give clean metal for the plug cap to screw into.

    What sequence of events led to this failure? i.e. have you been fiddling

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    No wasnt fiddling

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    1) Bridge the sidestand cutoff switch.
    2) Bridge the clutch cutout switch.
    3) Come back here after you've done 1) and 2).

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    Clutch/stand switches should kill the supply to the starter solenoid so it wouldn't spin over.

    Could you have damaged/trapped wires from the timing rotor up to the ECU?

    When/if you get a spark are the plug leads on correctly? Left coil cylinders 1 & 4, right coil cylinders 2 & 3

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    Hiw do i bridge side stan and clutch switch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aaronm1989 View Post
    Hiw do i bridge side stan and clutch switch?
    Fastfitter is right, don't bother with that. I take it you've checked all the fuses?

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    Yes all the fuses are good im out of ideas now so im seeling a kidney and taking it to a garage :banghead:

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