8N has spark, but won't start discussion in the Ford 9N, Still nothing but a couple of back fires. Is there any magic bullet for the weak spark problem? I have had my RD run then not 4 times now, every time due to insufficient spark. This condition may be the result of either no fuel or no spark -- or both. When I start the tractor it runs fine, but when it gets warm after about a half hour it starts to skip; like running on one cylinder and has all it can do to stay running. Hello, I've just aquired a 1993 Club Car Carryall with the original Kawasaki Engine. I know this is an old post. Reconnect the air duct and try to start the car. took all coil and spark plugs out and turned the cas some had good spark some didnt,then i would move the spark plug closes to the head and it would start to arch to the head and the spark would be strong on the plugs that were weak before i. Many times, the high-tension lead (heavy wire that goes from the coil to the spark plug) develops an internal break. Just bought a 91 240Sx, the guy told me it died while driving down the road and he. I've sprayed starting fluid in the carbs and tried putting fuel in the throats still nothing. 6 ohm seems to be ok? What could be the cause for the no start issue? Thanks!. Last week on a 70degree day jumped on my bike and it would not start. Please Note: The site was recently updated from vBulletin 3 to vBulletin 4 software. Good job on checking out the spark though. First you want to make sure the spark plug caps are on tight. And if you continue to have spark while trying to start it, then it starts your ignition probably isn't the problem. If any one of these isn’t there, you aren’t going anywhere. When I unplug the cable on one spark plug, I see no difference happening on engine performance, while when I remove the cable from others engine starts to struggle. If you continue to have no spark/weak spark and both your trigger and stator test ok then we may be looking at a secondary coil issue. Ed from Just Brits seems to think I have a weak ground to the coil. Are your plugs blackish or tan. If the spark is yellow and weak, or there is no spark then the first thing to do is try a new spark plug. My mechanic also said it could be the CDI. Then reinsert and start with saw in run. No codes are showing with a scanner and the fuel pressure is good. Ive only had 2 motors not start. If the spark plug wire insulation is old and cracked, spark energy will find its way out other than through the spark plug. If you are having trouble with weak spark, no spark, or burned coils, you may find some helpful information on my new WON'T START page, or on my COIL PROBLEMS page. First I thought it was the coil because of scorch marks, but a brand new coil didn't help. It is refreshing to see in today’s times. 1991 XT600 no start, no/weak spark Sign in to follow this. went throuh the whole circuit everything lights up but it just wont fire. It has a relatively new coil and condenser. It may still spark, just very weak. Will not start. If you are not getting a spark, troubleshoot and repair before proceeding. When I place the coil wire near ground and crank the engine, I do get multiple sparks. Fuel filter changed->cranks but will not start, no spark Coil changed to MSD OEM->cranks but will not start, no spark. In most formats, I don’t put too much stock in archetypes; one should know the WAR archetypes but not let the idea of being in a “good” one force their whole draft into a certain direction. If no spark appears, check for broken wires, shorts, grounds or a defective stop switch. I went to great lengths to test sensors and all kinds of things. Only thing I can think is the spark is too weak, or it's not sparking at the right time. for the last week or two it would be running and then just die, it would restart but repeat. it has a msd blaster coil, taylor wires, and new plugs. thinking to start a careerbut weak at programming, done with btech 2013 62% 58936/thinking-start-career-weak-programming-done-with-btech-2013 Toggle navigation. If you have a noid light the fuel injectors also fire off the pip signal. Causes include worn, fouled or damaged spark plugs, bad plug wires or even a cracked distributor cap. Reconnect the air duct and try to start the car. cap and the car started for two minutes then died and would not restart. A magnet (located on the flywheel), an ignition coil, and a spark plug. i have tried. Upon inspection I found there was no spark. a fouled spark will not cause a car not to start at all. that are dependant on it until you find the weak link. It is easy to forget about the spark plugs. i just replaced the stator,and the cdi box. Turn the ignition switch ON and connect the positive voltmeter lead to the negative (-) ignition coil terminal. It is very weak there also. Car ran fine when he got to work in the morning; when it was time to leave, came out and it wouldn't start. Where to start! Car broke down on highway (92 300E 3. It does not seem possible to lose all 6 coils at once. cap and the car started for two minutes then died and would not restart. Suzuki FA50 Weak Spark/No Start. The tracker will crank over, but not start. Remove the main coil lead from the center of the distributor cap and install the Spark Tester. Make sure engaging the air conditioning raises. Turn the ignition switch ON and connect the positive voltmeter lead to the negative (-) ignition coil terminal. I will be ordering new cap. A weak yellow spark will often not be enough to ignite the fuel especially in a cold engine. - Distributor cap is a year old Bosch unit, shows little carbon tracing. A coil pack is a pack of ignition coil generally located in the top area under the hood, above the engine. in both cyl. A clean, white insulator firing tip and/or excessive electrode erosion indicates this spark plug condition. This will cause a weak spark. I put an inline spark tester in but dont seem to get any spark. Spark; - Pulled #2 wire, popped in an old plug and cranked, weak orange spark was present. The car seems to only have spark on the last cyl. By Saturday afternoon it had been in the 60s most of the day. Before replacing the ignition coil, ensure that the spark pl ug is working properly. My titan cranks for days with no start confirmed no spark replaced the ipdm relay, and then took it apart to inspect any shortage, or bad links in the board none found, took off the ecu and inspected the board for shorts and broken soldet joints, non found. I also replaced the ignitor. If your engine cranks normally, but fails to start, at least you know your battery is good and the starter motor works. I went to great lengths to test sensors and all kinds of things. shops before. I changed the plugs, with negative results. If this does not work I do as the second vid in MM post. Replaced, plugs, wires, distributor, distributor cap, rotor and ignition coil. Briggs and Stratton opposed twin NO SPARK [ 2 Answers ] I have an old dresser lawn tractor. *Both setups resulted with the same issuie. WONT START - Car has no spark If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Still won't start. I removed the kill wire from the magneto & jumped the solenoid; spins, but still no spark. ) Moisture inside distributor – remove cap, dry off & spray with WD40 B. It should be blue/white. Go and get a NGK CR7HS spart plug. Timing; - Belt intact, did not check for skipping. s10 v6 cranking, firing and has spark but will not start? what could it be - s10 v6 cranking, firing and has spark, also hear fuel pump at gas tank but wil. Water in Distributor - Does this no-start happen when the tractor get's. Next, get a can of starting fluid (ether) from your local auto parts store: costs a $1. If it does NOT start, it probably has NO SPARK. That's why we call figuring out what's wrong with your car "troubleshooting" rather than just "fixing. No continous spark from Coilhowever the ohm reading were 12v on and 8v cranking from the coil. That's not to say it couldn't be something else like a fouled spark plug or bad ignition wire. Still won't start and it looks like the fit of the pieces is not that great. Make sure the other end of the tester is attached to a good clean ground. Unless your close to freezing temperatures or lower it is not much of an issue though. took a leap from the Clymers manual and replaced the ignition control module. It was running when I parked it last fall. You should get some kind of spark, although if you turn slowly the spark may be weak. However, if the engine does not start, it almost certainly lacks spark. If you have a coil driver not operating properly you could have a starting issue. Spark was there, not strong enough. It has a relatively new coil and condenser. Search on spark AND key. * A bright blue spark is best. Check Fuel Pressure. 140 psi comp, piston looks ok, spark plug is wet with fuel. Bad spark plug wires will almost never result in a motor that will not start, the reason being that all four to eight wires would have to fail at the same time to cause the motor not to start. Do not try to start the car without reconnecting the air duct. Hook the tester up in line with the spark plug and start the engine. If the spark is yellow and weak, or there is no spark then the first thing to do is try a new spark plug. *Both setups resulted with the same issuie. But it is not hot enough for. i have checked the coil,plug cap, new spark plug, took the wiring harrness out and checked, new battery, cleaned carbs. Charge and load check them when you have a no spark condition. dropped in teens one morning it wouldn't start. If it does NOT start, it probably has NO SPARK. The engine is getting air and fuel but will not start and I think the spark suppose to be a much brighter flash. The inside looked very clean. What is a phaser?, What does it do? I get into the details of how the 5. Ya, no spark. Not only did it not start, it didn't even try to fire. ) Moisture inside distributor – remove cap, dry off & spray with WD40 B. It's possible that something in the tank, line, or filter has it blocked. Crank the engine and check for spark. It is going to get weak, unconcerned, and finally Private Loan For 300 Us Dollar comatose. When the engine quits, monitor the window. yamaha badger 80 problem So after fresh oil, new plug and clean gas and air filter, I cant get it to start. If it barely jumps a plug gap it points to the condenser. Bad spark plugs would contribute to excessive cranking and not being able to turn the engine over. My scanner said that it should have 5 vdc on one pin of the connector and that the sensor should ohm out at 165 to 200 ohms. I would say that this is more likely than the ignitor packing up but obviously that can't be ruled out - if you can't get a good spark with a fully charged battery and a new coil then it would. This is a discussion on Briggs & Stratton no spark within the Small Engines forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. I sanded down the magnet on the flywheel that was kinda rusty but still no spark. 6 volts while cranking the engine. first I checked the distributor cap and rotor they were bad changed them still no fire. for the last week or two it would be running and then just die, it would restart but repeat. Hey folks, I don't seem to be getting any spark at the spark plugs. When I start the tractor it runs fine, but when it gets warm after about a half hour it starts to skip; like running on one cylinder and has all it can do to stay running. i have a 96 sable 3. the brown wire from the rev limiter is disconected. If all of the above have been done and it still does not start, than check that the timing marks line up. Will not connect or communicate. ) Spark Plug wires E. My son was riding through some puddles and eventually the quad stopped and would not start. This condition may be the result of either no fuel or no spark -- or both. BMW Motronic System Testing - No Start, No Spark, No Injector Signal there did not seem to be any consistent spark, but I did see a single weak yellow spark at. A spark test should be made with all spark plugs removed. Have measured CEL with multimeter to be good, have also measured voltage output at ECU and no voltage out for CEL. Ended up being just a rusted charging wheel, so many times I have forgotten to check this first on my dredge motor. It looked kind of weak on a couple plugs. What part of it gives out the spark? Is it the Coil? And for the module, does that only control the rpm range? i Just built a 350, and it wont start. Pull start seems to produces more spark, I put a new coil on and new gapped plug no change. I pulled the plug boot off and tried again right from plug wire and got some spark, kinda weak, but spark. IF it has spark and compression but NO FUEL, it will start and run a few seconds before dying. Page 1 of 6: How to Test a Misfire / No Spark-No Start Condition (4. Testing the ignition coil in your Ski Doo snowmobile will inform you if starting problems stem from faulty equipment. Briggs & Stratton no spark. It cranks but will not catch. Re: weak spark 5. Polaris jet-ski has no spark, weak spark or intermittent spark refers to when an electrical discharge occurs at irregular intervals or lacks the ability to ignite the explosive mixture in the watercraft's internal combustion engine, and subsequently, the motor fails to start up. could this be the ignitor (ignition module) causing the weak. It has a very weak spark on all the spark plugs, When i put the Wire directy from Coil to Earth i have a good and strong spark, I all ready change the Ignition control modul, The Resistance on the 2 resistors are 0. I have had no experience with these plugs, but from NGK's site, they appear to be for high end motorcyles, not Vespas. i could feel compression with my finger over the spark plug hole but it wasn't enough to make it fire. If the engine turns over but will not start, this usually means that either the engine is not producing a spark at the sparkplugs or fuel is not being delivered to the engine. A nice bright blue spark not weak little thin spark as you've seen the difference. over the last few months it began with a crank no start in the mornings after about 6-7 attempts to start it would fire up. I have spark but it seams weak (so far as I can tell in the sunlight). tested for spark with a known good plug. The engine turns over no problem. Bad spark plugs would contribute to excessive cranking and not being able to turn the engine over. A magnetic field does not care about rust. I've gotten it down to "no spark". If no spark, remove the wire from the points and manually "spark" it to ground. could be a 99 or 01, ill find out for sure) big bear 400 that had a bad starter. A spark should be visible in the tester. okay guys and ghouls, interesting one here 93 trail boss, 350 liquid cooled 2 stroke motor ive had this quad in the shop for over a month now and cant make it run it came in just before i was hired and i was told it would run, but ran like a bag of hammers i tried everything i knew and tested eve. "It appears to be a weak spark and doesn't seem to be 100% consistent. Good job on checking out the spark though. It was running when I parked it last fall. Figured I fried my coil, replaced it. Probably due to it being flooded and/or carbon, soot and wet gasoline having built up while I was trying to trouble shoot. I have a no start on my 93 civic. I did all the tests with a DMM that the service manual recommended and played around with switching original parts along with parts from ebay but it does not change anything. I read somewhere that ignition with transistors and etc sometimes do not show a strong spark in testing conditions. Next, get a can of starting fluid (ether) from your local auto parts store: costs a $1. Re: MKIII Jetta Cranks but Wont Start- No Spark, Help Needed (mattb0022) 09-17-2008 01:28 PM #24 make sure all the spark plug cables are plugged in propperly and all the way in. Seemed random, but would start quickly 4 out of 5 tries. The traditional method of removing a spark plug from the engine, earthing the end and connecting an ignition lead is not a good test. first I checked the distributor cap and rotor they were bad changed them still no fire. If you are having trouble with weak spark, no spark, or burned coils, you may find some helpful information on my new WON'T START page, or on my COIL PROBLEMS page. NGK is the brand name and the CR7HS is the spark plug number. If you have 12v there, then manually open the points and check for spark from the coil. truck will crank, but won't start randomly. No Spark When your engine cranks but fails to start, it could be because of no spark. The car will crank with no spark then after 2 seconds it'll get a weak one (it's orangeish not blue and inconsistent) then fire up. " This is likely a misinterpretation. I now have a strong clean blue spark. The truck normally starts after after a few minutes of key off then on short crank key off then on short crank. The engine turns over but it wouldn't fire so I pulled all of the plugs thinking they may be fouled , which they weren't. Basically start the saw with trigger held wide open. The spark is also very weak. read below. The spark can be as long as 1". I just replaced the coil pack, cam shaft sensor, crank shaft sensor and now the PCM. ok so i got the carb cleaner and sprayed in the throttle body and still no start so im assuming its a spark issue so im going to check the spark and go from there last time this happened and wouldnt start cold i ended up replacing the inition control module and fix this issue. Then pull the air duct off at the throttle body elbow, open the throttle, and spray the ether in it. If you get an 1/8" or so of spark, that should be enough to fire. A no start condition, on your 4. Chevy Spark passes with a base weight 2269 to 2368 lbs vs Toyota Yaris a fails with base weight 2318 lbs – both found from a less than exhaustive google search. No codes show on my snap-on scanner. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. A weak spark on a Husqvarna chainsaw can be caused by one of these misfiring components in the ignition system. What are some common issues that cause a no start? Since we do not have a distributer, I can guess no spark. Found no spark. Re: 1994 Force 40 HP weak spark no start 11 Volts is way too low for stator voltage reading unless you are reading DC voltage. i tried a new coil but it still didn't start. Hi, can you help me. I went to great lengths to test sensors and all kinds of things. Then you will know the vehicle needs a new ignition coil, so you can maximize your time enjoying winter adventures. Not safe to ground the coil wire or center dist wire to the engine - it can damage the MOSFETs in the PCM. ) Spark Plug wires E. would not turn the engine over. No spark, possible failed items in order of their probability: A. Checking The PassLock Anti-Theft System for Problems. Cars that won't start when the engine is turned over by the starter usually have either a fuel supply problem or a no spark problem. I went to go riding and the battery was weak so I put it on the battery tender over night. What color is the spark that you see. I had completed a 460 swap (replacing the 300 wheezer, don't get me started on what a disappointment that motor was) 2 weeks ago, but the BBF just did not. I can get a new distributor but it will cost $600. It has a relatively new coil and condenser. It's close to wanting to start, but just not quite there yet, Ran the battery down again trying to start it, so I'm letting it charge back up again and give it another go later. If you are having trouble with weak spark, no spark, or burned coils, you may find some helpful information on my new WON'T START page, or on my COIL PROBLEMS page. Was running great the other day then it stalled as if it were out of fuel which is not the case. It is much easier for a spark plug to spark in the air than in the engine. over the last few months it began with a crank no start in the mornings after about 6-7 attempts to start it would fire up. AHH I see why I have no spark and the engine will not start. I stuck a plug at the end of the coil wire to bypass the dizzy and the spark is the same "weak""not pulsing"Sparks on initial and and when done cranking". "It appears to be a weak spark and doesn't seem to be 100% consistent. When I went to start it, it did not start. Crank no start lets see I'd start with fuel pressure, because the pump turns on doesnt mean it has sufficent pressure, should be 55-60 key on engine off You changed spark plugs, unless the gap is closed, of they are corroded badly it wont cause a no start, did you check for spark. No spark, we'll get to that in a moment. There are several ideas that how to get and use cellular tickets to have an event:1. A rotating engine that will not start is mostly likely not receiving fuel and or spark at the point of ignition -- in the cylinders. You will not achieve success using Internet marketing with no right background information. I have a Dodge Caravan 2003 (129,000 miles). A yellow/orange spark signifies weak ignition. If spark is present, the problem is not in your ignition coil. I asked the following once befor since that question i have set the timing right tested on a few spark plugs changed the gap swapped and swaped back the cdi boxes but still no start the spark will spark like once then not again for like 15 seconds or so so yea i am still lost This is what i asked befor i have a polaris xplorer 400 2000 model it is a 2 stroke just had it rebored. The tracker will crank over, but not start. and they came back fairly normal. Make sure your plugs all fire. A coil pack is a pack of ignition coil generally located in the top area under the hood, above the engine. Check this with a 12v test light or a VOM. mobile phone. I went to go riding and the battery was weak so I put it on the battery tender over night. 1991 XT600 no start, no/weak spark. Coil and HV wire resistance/continuity test for one-cylinder engines The next test checks for a continu-ous path for the spark through the HV wire and the ignition coil. dropped in teens one morning it wouldn't start. I have 79 750F cyl's 2+3 won't light a timing lite, but when I ground the plug on head I get a weak spark, cyl's 1+4 are just fine. ) I responded in that thread as well here: 3vze not sparking & Check Engine light not working. The engine is getting air and fuel but will not start and I think the spark suppose to be a much brighter flash. The car will crank with no spark then after 2 seconds it'll get a weak one (it's orangeish not blue and inconsistent) then fire up. I checked the switches, OK. Sears Chain saw won't start. If all of the above have been done and it still does not start, than check that the timing marks line up. Also check at coil wire If you have no spark, you should first check to see that you have BV (battery voltage) available at the positive post of the ignition coil with key in on position. when i tested the spark before, it was when it wasn't starting. I am getting a weak spark when I test and it will not start. Have you got another spark plug? Sometimes the inside of a spark plug can break and you wouldnt know the difference. If a spark appears, inspect the stop switch for damage. Check all you plugs by touching the end to the engine block and having someone try to start it for a second. Edwin, Thirty years ago I had an MGA that would mysteriously die for no apparent reason at all. I've checked the firing order and made sure TDC and the distributor are correct. " Before we can fix the no-start problem—in this case in a 1996 Honda Accord EX, which serves as a good example—we have to figure out what's causing the engine to refuse to start. A weak coil or excessive rotor gas inside a distributor would affect all cylinders, not just a single cylinder. Usually a CDI failure on these scooters its just no spark at all. Twice now it has failed to start due to no spark. IGNITION SYSTEM. I tried checking power to the coil, that was good and did NOT dip during crank. What can cause weak spark on a 1986 dodge d100 pickup and not start? ign spark control modual see if when it dosnt run if you have spark if no spark start there if it has spark check the. No Spark When your engine cranks but fails to start, it could be because of no spark. If spark, then problem is bad points or condensor. 1995 Altima 2. i can ground a spark plug and watch it do nothing until the charger is turned up during cranking, then a weak spark will appear. I've got a 1980 650 Special with the electronic ignition and it does produce a steady but weak spark. When the engine will rotate but, will not start, it can typically be attributed to one of two causes: Lack of fuel Lack of spark This is where a fuel pressure gauge, a spark tester, and a digital multimeter are essential. It would seem to be a weak or bad spark could possible occur at low rpm if the stator was bad causing the bogging? Maybe?. I went to go riding and the battery was weak so I put it on the battery tender over night. The distributor, ignition module, ignition switch and coil check out ok. thinking to start a careerbut weak at programming, done with btech 2013 62% 58936/thinking-start-career-weak-programming-done-with-btech-2013 Toggle navigation. Long story short I looked closely at the markings on my sparkplug wires and note that they are NGK resistor wire. Refer to the electrical diagram in Figure 1. Check for spark using one of the testers above, or simply pull one plug wire off and hold the end near any part of the block. John Deere Gator Will Not Start Tried new spark plug. Next, get a can of starting fluid (ether) from your local auto parts store: costs a $1. How do you know it was 180 off? Did it start at all? Is it running but the gauges are not working? Did you charge he battery, clean the post and inspect the cables? What do you mean by Comprssion starting?. So removed a plug to see if I was getting spark, I was, but it looked weak, spark is jumping to the side not to the electrode tip. Any suggestions would be most appreciated. It will start pretty easy even without all that I mentioned to do, if it has decent spark. and connect it a grounded spot on the chain saw such as a bolt when there is no spark or the chain saw doesn't start during the. the boat has the thunderbolt iv ignition system and i have replaced the distributor ignition sensor. Checked for spark and fuel- Had a weak spark (found distributor cap button had worn out and was missing). I have replaced the rotor button. if it sits for a few hours. I removed the spark plugs and I have a very weak spark but the motor won't fire even with starting fluid. I'm getting spark, but doesnt seem like great spark. If the engine starts but dies after a few seconds, this means that it has no fuel but the spark and compression are okay. Was running great the other day then it stalled as if it were out of fuel which is not the case. 00 on a new rev limiter or does the fact that the test light lights up, do I have a different issue. 140psi comp. PW50 No spark except in start position : Ian said 2005-10-15 23:01 : My sons peewee will start but only run at a fast tickover for a few seconds. In the field, a weak spark condition usually results in ignition coil replacement. I would say in my experience with other small engines the spark intensity looks weak. Sometimes this changes for a period of time (days to weeks), in which it consistently won't start. Seems to miss a few times. i have a 96 sable 3. I have an 84 Sierra with a small block 400 in it with HEI. fuel smell, strong. I removed the kill wire from the magneto & jumped the solenoid; spins, but still no spark. Nissan Altima Won't Start Sometime.