2) third owner bought beginning of February
3)I personally haven't done anything but the extras involved are. Led lights (linked direct to battery), phone charger( linked direct to battery) and Vance and Hines long shots.
4) symptoms: battery is good, starter good, gas is flowing( can smell it when trying to start). Turns over but won't FIRE up. One fine morning, getting ready to start her up she wouldn't start. I smell gas so I turn the gas switch off figuring I might be flooding. With the gas switch off I turn her on and after a couple tries she finally fires up. Switch the gas on and rode to work. Done work, I go to ride home. She doesn't fire up again. I try the little trick I did that morning by shutting the gas off and starting her. Still no go. Kept trying to start her until my battery just died. I even tried roll starting with a friend and no luck.
are you getting power to the hot side of the coil and nothing at the trigger? have you ohmed out the coils ? also I hade same problem took ignition switch apart and had a dirty contact at the grey wire with the resistor I just used some 800 grit sand paper and made a clean contact reassembled the switch and it was good to go
I had the exact same problem with the random starting issue if you take the switch apart make sure you be careful there is 3 springs and 2 metal balls that will fly out if your not careful. id almost say check the grey wire going into the cdi it should read under 12volts due to the resistor at the key switch its kinda like a security device that keeps you from starting the bike with out a key, the trigger pickups don't work at random they are either bad or good no grey areas lol, and you cant jump 12v directly to the grey wire at the cdi it wont work also check you neutral switch ,oil switch and clutch switch they are also tied into the ignition system
I suggest you troubleshoot the problem rather than just hunting around for conditions that other folks have had that may or may not be your problem and needlessly taking items apart that there is no need for.
Two reasons for doing so:
1. You lose the fault temporarily.
2. You introduce another fault and then the real tail chasing begins.
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