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Old 12-04-2012, 09:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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96 zrt electrical test

I am wondering where i can find how to test the cdi on a 96 zrt 600 i checked stator and it test good but still no spark i have bypassed the kill switch and the throttle safety switch checked all grounds and connections
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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With the 4 way unpluged, and or Jumped. I would swap out the coil with a known good one?
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Did you test your crank trigger (pickup)?
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:56 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I am not sure how to test pick up


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Old 12-05-2012, 08:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
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It would be on the outside of the flywheel houseing. With engine turning you should get a pulse of continuity between the 2 wires.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:15 AM   #6 (permalink)
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There are some resistance readings and how to test it on youtube. My pick up went bad on my 97 zrt. I can't remember the resistance #'s.
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:27 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks guys i will check it tonight and let u know


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Old 12-05-2012, 01:09 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Old 12-05-2012, 02:37 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Will do hey kc u still got family around goose lake area


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Old 12-05-2012, 08:35 PM   #10 (permalink)
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What were the stator ohms? With the jumper wire in it check for spark. If no spark 90% of the time it is stator, about 6% of the time it is the trigger, about 2% of the time it is a bad ground and about 1% of the time it is a bad cdi or 1% of the time bad coils. If you have weak spark it could be the ends of the spark plug wires need trimming...that usually doesn't cause a no spark condition.

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Old 12-05-2012, 08:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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If I remember right the ZRT600 has the 90 ohm trigger on it...the 800,900,1000 have the 175ohm trigger.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:39 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I will recheck the stator tonight i dont remember what the #s were i watched your vid on you tube and tested it on bench


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Old 12-09-2012, 04:31 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Checking the stator now i have on the green to white i have 431 ohms the black/red to white i have 452 ohms and green to black/red i have 20 ohms its about 60 in the garage on the trigger i read 94 ohms what ya think


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Old 12-09-2012, 07:07 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Trigger and high speed coils are ok. The low speed coil measuring 431 is what I call in the "grey area". Most OEM stators are good when they are in the 435-450 range (any used OEM stator doesn't measure 450...usually even the good ones will measure 445-448) so when you start talking about a low speed coil measuring 431...it is just one of those instances where it is "on the edge". I can't say with certainty whether it is good or bad. If you are having a no spark conditionand you've already tried the jumper wire....it is either the trigger, stator, cdi or coils. The trigger ohms show ok...but sometimes it too could be bad. So, in summary...I can't pin point your exact issue...but at the very least the low speed side of the stator is suspect....but that is as far as I can commit to.
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