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Daniel Gibson

2008 Yamaha Raptor 350 intermittent spark/no spark

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Have a 08 raptor brought to me a couple months ago. Got it on a trade for house remodel. Bike has around 30 hours. No that's not a typo thirty verifiable hours. The main Yamaha tech has put hands on this bike. Always Been reallyhard to start. If it does it runs really good. That's the kicker...IF! It started out intermittent now it's no spark at all. Everything ignition related is brand new. It all checks out good but still won't do it. Please help

 

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Did you verify no spark? Or your assuming that’s the problem. My kfx was out of time and acted the same way. What did you do so far to check?



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I've checked and rechecked for spark by a spark tester and by removing plug and grounding it out to the motor and frame etc... I've adjusted valves,re-timed it,replace all ignition related parts. They were under warranty and at request of customer. Those make the 4th time they've been replaced. Cdi,stator,regulator/rectifier,coils,wiring harness,relays,hell i even changed out the damn light bulbs. You never know lol. Yamahas head tech flew here and couldn't get it right either after 4 days of turning wrenches. 

 

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Hmm. You did everything you could. Even most of what I would have. It seems like reversed wires. I know Yamaha has the same plugs with same connectors almost the same wires too. Try that. Even new quads and be assembled wrong. Confirm your wiring.



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Hmm. You did everything you could. Even most of what I would have. It seems like reversed wires. I know Yamaha has the same plugs with same connectors almost the same wires too. Try that. Even new quads and be assembled wrong. Confirm your wiring. Even a pinched wire would do that.



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Did you change the pick ups on the stator mount? Something isn’t adding up.


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