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1Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Checking coils on Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:24 am

wickbimmer

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I am trying to get my newly acquired 85 K100 running and I don't think I am getting any spark. I can turn the bike on (headlights, horn, etc..) and it will turn over but will not start. I was reading through other post along with a repair manual and believe the issue is electrical related. Can anyone give me directions on how to test my system?

    

2Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Re: Checking coils on Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:58 pm

RicK G

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Go to the portal page and have a look through the electronic ignition troubleshooting page and you should get all you need, well to get the bike going anyway.


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3Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Think I have got trouble on Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:28 am

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So, I charged the battery and hooked it up to see if I could get the bike to start but when I pushed the starter button it only turned over. After I let go of the starter switch it kept trying to start. So, I turned the key off but the bike continued to turn over like it was possessed or something. This kept going till I unhooked the battery. I haven't done anything to the ignition (key switch) or the starter button. The starter button had been broken at some point and the previous owner put a small screw through it but he said that he never had a problem. I let the bike sit for 24 hours and tried it again. NOTHING at all happens but the dash lights and headlight comes on. I can hear a faint click upon pushing the starter but nothing else at all happens.

    

4Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Re: Checking coils on Mon Aug 26, 2013 11:27 am

rosskko

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Battery is not fully charged.
Contacts in the starter get stuck (or something like that) and it just keeps cranking over.


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5Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Re: Checking coils on Mon Aug 26, 2013 12:12 pm

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K bikes like all modern cars are quite sensitive to battery condition as in it must be fully charged and in good conditions. Dud or poor battery is one of a few causes of your problem.


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1997 K1100LT 0188024 Wotan Mystic Red 689 58,645 now 106,950 miles Deceased.
1983 K100RS 0011171 Fricka 606 Alaska Blue 29,495 miles Damn K Pox Its a Bat outta Hell Now 36,188  miles
    

6Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Re: Checking coils on Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:41 pm

wickbimmer

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I've got the battery on the trickle charger now. I will give it another try tomorrow.Checking coils 259495

    

7Back to top Go down   Checking coils Empty Re: Checking coils on Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:32 am

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Check the relay is no longer stuck closed otherwise it will start to crank as soon as you touch the second battery terminal onto the battery.
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