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My intruder's ignition has become erratic, sometimes i have enough charge to start the bike, other times not, duration of the last run seems to have no effect on this! what should i look at first??

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Check the battery terminals and it's connections it could be corroded with acidic powder, also check the starter solenoid switch and also check the starter button switch too..many atimes this accumulates carbon and thus fails. Check the charging rate of the charging system on your bike's engine. @idling it should show 13.8-14Volts.

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SOURCE: intermittant ignition problem on suzuki csx550

your pulse generators are causing this! change this out and get back to me with at least a helpful. Thank you!

Posted on Oct 04, 2009


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SOURCE: Suzuki intruder 1500 charging system

You need to buy a volt meter and set it on 10, or 20 v-. Start the bike and see what it says. A good charging system will show 13-14+ volts. If the meter says 11-12 volts or does not change, you have a bad stator, or rect/reg. Take to a shop to have it further tested. Chaz Moto DC

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SOURCE: suzuki 2000 125 vl bike intermit. starting

Check your CDI

Posted on Mar 22, 2010


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SOURCE: I have a Suzuki Intruder 150 that sometimes won't ...

if u take off the seat u will find a row of electrical connection.the green connection it ignition switch.make sure it is clean and free of corrosion.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010


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SOURCE: hi problem with my gsxr 400 replaced the engine

there is not too many combinations of firing order to check.
one coil fires plug 1 and 4
the other coil fires 2 and 3
just turn the flywheel past the pick up for 1,4 and make sure the coils are correct
the only other things that could happen in a straight engine swap are exhaust and inlet gasket leaks and incorrect fuel line , vacumn hose.
I assume all the wiring is replaced in the correct plugs

Posted on Jun 12, 2011

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