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i would like to know how to repair an capacitors discharge ignition? Answered

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steveastrouk

8 years ago

Where to start ? WHICH ignition system ?

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

the cdi on the ignition system, do you knowto repair it?

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

WHICH MOTORCYCLE. ??

HONDA, BMW, TATA, TRIUMPH 

WHICH MOTORCYCLE.??

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

'kay. Now, what's wrong with it ? Does the ignition coil spark if you remove the CDI input and ground the primary ?

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

 yup idid the same thing you ve said its really the cdi unit

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

There aren't many things in a CDI that can go wrong - unless this is a full blown ECU. Can you get into the CDI unit ? 

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

well im talking about cdi here and im asking if anyone knows how to repair it?

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

Can you open the case and see what state the circuit board is in ? ?

Steve

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

actually i was just asking if anyone knows how to do it,i was just looking for a second opinion if what im doing on repairing a busted cdi unit,it can be repaired,ive done it lots of time,and you can use it on any kind of motorcycle,and its as good as new

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

Well to repair it, you find out what's broken, its probably possible to fix it, if its been put together with normal parts.

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

not  whats broken but what not working or where the busted parts is?its little bit tricky  to repair,you must have the right tools to open it without doing any damage at the parts inside

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

The most likely busted part is the output transistor, the thing responsible for dumping the charge into the ignition coil. It'll be on the circuit board and it may well be connected to the case for heatsinking.

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

im sorry,but on all cases i ve encountered,the only problem with those but cdi is the the one that is called mylar capacitor,the only parts that is responsible on passing power to the ignition coil,if thatpartsgive ups you will have 0 reading of electricity,meaning that your ignition coil cuold not perform becuase the cdi failed to give him any voltage to release for the spakplugs 

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

If you know the answer to your own question don't ask it....

My experience differs from yours.


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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

base on your expirience how did you repair your cdi unit?ill show you how i repair a cdi if you show me how,

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motogensteveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

im sorry for my bad english im not good at it im from  phlippines.

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steveastroukmotogen

Answer 8 years ago

you need a voltmeter to find the problem, wherever it is.

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Re-designNachoMahma

Answer 8 years ago

ROTFL!  Which motorcycle?  What's the problem?

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motogenRe-design

Answer 8 years ago

im having problem with my cdi on my motorcycle do you know how to repair it

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NachoMahmaRe-design

Answer 8 years ago

.  Anyone who is smart enough to have 314 Best Answers should be able to figure that out.

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Re-designNachoMahma

Answer 8 years ago

That sounds very similar to an insult to me.

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lemonie

8 years ago

Do you know what needs the repair, or have you just got a general ignition problem?

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motogenlemonie

Answer 8 years ago

yup!i know i have to repalaced my cdi,the problem is its too much expensive,do anyone knows how to repair it

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lemoniemotogen

Answer 8 years ago

Well, if it was me I'd go looking on Ebay for another CDI unit.

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