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can't get spark have continuity on both wires going to coil coil is only giving me about 3 ohms from + side to plug cap thought i had kill switch problems seams like something is shorting out
 

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Welcome to the forums. Do you have a manual? If not, here are the checks for the ignition coil.

 

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yes i have repair manual did the checks i think the coil is bad but the wires when i pull them off and check them they have continuity is that ok or is their a short some where
 

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yes i have repair manual did the checks i think the coil is bad but the wires when i pull them off and check them they have continuity is that ok or is their a short some where
Are you saying that the two wires that plug on the ignition coil have continuity from one to the other one? If that's what you're saying, then no they shouldn't have, because one is a hot and the other is a ground.

Like you said, you could have a kill switch problem, then.
 

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yes its wire to wire that i have continuity if not kill switch what else could cause it
Not really sure, but I would say a bad wire or about any component could short out and cause that. I know that's not much help, but I would start out with the kill switch. I would bypass or unhook the wires to the kill switch and see if the wires still have continuity. If that doesn't do it, then I would check each component in the ignition system and then the wiring. I've never seen that problem before, so that's about all I know to tell you. Maybe someone else will have an ideal.
 

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The coil can actually short out if it has got hot enough and cause a positive cont. Check
 

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what do i need to check the coin or the coil wires and check for what voltage or continuity
Check the resistance of the coil with an ohmmeter. The procedures are in the second post above.
 

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Hi Newc, Did you get your engine running?
I have a similar problem, I can't get a spark.
If you checked your kill switch, which wire
connects to the Black/White stripe wire?
Thanks
 
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