Intermittent spark .. express

Got a real nice 1980 Honda express,, thought I had no spark .. put tester in end of boot, and it lit up ! So I should have spark right? New plug ..no spark? Whaaaaat

image.jpg

Re: Intermittent spark .. express

You have the gap set correctly on both the plug and the tester? Would you happen to be using the wrong plug?

Re: Intermittent spark .. express

New plugs are not immune to being bad .

Re: Intermittent spark .. express

I would test coil resistance and reset point gap. Also gap the spark plug.

Re: Intermittent spark .. express

Always try the easiest thing first .

Test that tester a few times in the boot to make sure the result is not intermittent . Then test that new plug . Or , try a different new plug .

« Go to Topic — end of thread

Want to post in this forum? We'd love to have you join the discussion, but first:

Login or Create Account