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tomlad

Kawasaki Bayou 220 - No Spark

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hi all first post :yes: just found forum and the manuals / wiring diagram BIG THANK YOU

im struggling to find the vin number on my frame? I m told left side of frame , lower, nr. in front of the gear pedal ?? haven't found it yet , is it numbers stamped on the frame or a commission plate ??:mad:

main prob. no spark no power to coil , off to study the wiring info I've just found :wink:

thanks again. tom

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ello

far as I could tell no power to the cdi , on any of the seven wire , ignition on .

tested ohms on red /black red wires , , exciter coil,

3.20 m - 3.50 m ohms on my auto ranging meter

I don't fully trust the meter to be honest , bought second hand .

what is ,m, is K 1000 ??? m 1000 000 ???

the pick up coil measures 120 ohms so that's ok ??

I found the two wires to the exciter were badly nipped by the tank , between tank and the frame BUT the wires seen to have not been damaged and the ohm test is basically the same tested either side of the nip. simple broken wire would have been nice eh.:mad:

do I go and buy another meter to test the exciter ? if it is a high reading what does that mean ? would that explain the fault.

thanks in advance

tom

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just thought

slight oil leak / damp / near were the wires come out of the fly wheel area

been damp recently , not dripping out but damp were it didn't used to be

:confused:

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new meter 4.6 m ohms on the exciter coil , what does this mean ?????

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the vin is really hard to see as oil and dirt are on it ... take a flashlight and basically, on your back, rub with a rag on the lower rail of the frame in front of the toe shifter and you should see it ... as far as no spark, i would say stator or the pick-up coil ... if the bike is 10 yrs old, i (myself) would replace the stator which comes with the pick up coil ...

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thanx

on the spark issue , I removed the cover / stator is inside , much easyer than I thought ,

4 wires , 8 windings , two of are blackened /burnt , that's were the exciter coil wires go ,no continuity on those two.

other winding, wires has continuity so I think is fine .

took it to a local quad shop he might be able to have it repaired

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also slight damage on the outside edge , bits of a small coil spring on magnets of flywheel / slight damage to stator.

is the vin stamped under the bike then near the bottom bash guard ? :huh: I was looking from above or from the outside , not looked under tbh , the guy at quad shop said its had to find also , :wink: he thinks a red / black mudguards is a early one .

thanks again gents

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its stamped on the frame under the engine on the left side.Check the fuse at the starter relay under the seat.

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