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Alright I went out to turkey bay to ride with the crew and about a quarter mile down the trail my oil temp light and neutral light came on with a flicker. I stopped and went to check what was wrong saw that oil and everything was good and then gave it some gas and it barley went let off and the lights went hay wire. So I gave it full throttle and saw that it had a huge loss of power and went a few more rolls and the thing shut off. This happened to me before so I figured okay the fuses. I got it back to the truck and checked the fuses and found 1 fuse was blown. I replaced it and tried to start it... I got nothing but turn over, turn over, turn over, and no start. The dang thing got gas cause I could smell it. So maybe I thought it was the spark plug. I checked it and it looked alright but replaced it. It still didn't want to start. I took the spark plug out and left it on the boot and put it against metal to see if it was getting spark. I didn't see any spark. This is where I'm stuck and I have no clue on what else to do. Any suggestions?
I have a 96 300 fourtrax utility.
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Do the coil test, pulse generator test, and alternator/stator tests first. If they test good, do the ICM (CDI) system test. The ICM system test, tests the wiring on the harness side, not the ICM itself. There is no test for the ICM, itself, other than replacing with a known good one. If the ICM system test, tests good, it's probably the CDI.



 

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Yeah it could well be the coil or cdi... it sure sounds like a loose battery cable---but since you say it is turning over --that kind of rules that out. Maybe a seperate ground is loose as it makes the most sense with the problems you describe
 

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Yeah, be sure to check all the simple things first, like grounds or loose wires or connections. My guess is the CDI, though.

ADDED: I just reread your post, I had forgotten about the neutral light and oil light flickering and the blown fuse. Sounds like you have a wiring problem. I doubt if it's the CDI or coil or anything, unless you have two different problems. Check over your wiring for a short, first.
 
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