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need advice about cdi meter readings

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i have a 95 bayou 220 not sparking. i have measured all of the connectors on the cdi and most are within the manuals ranges. but there are a couple that measured alot higher than their given ranges. does this indicate the cdi is bad ?

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ok was you meaning the exciter coil and the pickup coil? if so i checked resistance on both and here is what i got. exciter in manual said between 100 - 190 and i got 133, the pickup said between 85 - 130 and i got 114. when i was checking resistance in the cdi it was mostly the blue wire paired with other wires that was giving off alot higher readings and the blue wire comes from the pickup coil. any idea what else i might try ?

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unfortunately not, it would be nice though because i really don't want to pay for another one and then find out that is not the problem. i already bought another ignition coil and sparkplug and neither of those fixed it. is there any other way to test the cdi besides just measuring resistance?

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I need help on a 2006 Artic cat 400 fis 4x4 automatic no spark I need to know the ohms that the trigger should have , I have replaced the spark plug,coil,battery,and rewound the magneto ...

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