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  1. No Spark While Holding Start Button...

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    ... one spark when the button is released. 89 Bayou 300. Runs great. Will start with pull rope. Pulled the plug and grounded it. While holding the start button, the engine spins but no spark. When the button is released, one spark is emitted. I've searched the forums and found a thread from...
  2. bayou 185 no spark

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    hello, i recently got a 1985 bayou 185 and am having a few problems with it. started off with just no cdi so i go one off an 86 and put it on and it still wouldnt start. next, i got new pick up coils and it would run for a short period of time then die and get no spark again. once i did get it...
  3. Bayou 220 lost spark after cleaning carb??

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I pulled the carb on my 2001 bayou to be cleaned. removed seat, gas tank cover and gas tank, handlebars and the airbox to get at the carb. After I finished cleaning it, I put it back on and hooked up the fuel line from the gas tank. I just set the gas tank on top and ran the line to it to see if...
  4. Bayou 220 spark trouble

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I have read through a bunch of these posts and have some ideas, but maybe someone could help me narrow it down a little. I have a new plug, cleaned the carb, cleaned the stator, and fired it up. It ran better than it ever had and idled perfect. I cut it off and couldn't get it going again. Let...
  5. Bayou220 was running now no spark

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I got an old 1996 Bayou220. Had spark. Got it running good. Now, it just died and has no spark. I am no expert with a multi meter, but I think the coil is good. I have been through it looking for loose/broken wires. Any idea where to start before I pull the cover off and go into the stator...
  6. Weird issue with 95 Bayou 300

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    I've got a weird problem, not long ago I got a Bayou 300 and it had the wrong carb on it and ran like crap, I bought a carb (and while I was at it adjusted the valves since it probably hasn't had it done for who knows how long) for it and installed it and It started and idled like it was...
  7. no spark on the brute!

    Kawasaki Brute Force/Prairie/Bayou
    So if any of y'all have followed, I just rebuild an 05 brute 750. The motor is ready to go except I'm not getting spark at either plug? What could be the cause of this? I'm lost when it comes to this and I have an ohm meter if anyone e has suggestions where and what to check for. I'd like to get...
  8. how do i check for spark....?

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    my buddy bought my blown up mojave from me a while ago fixed it up, rode it a bunch of times, and now cant get spark he said he would sell it back to me for what i sold it for, but how can i tell y its not getting spark, is there away to check if its the cdi,coil,stator,magnito??
  9. 89 mojave erradic spark

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    i have an 89 mojave that i am rebuilding i went to start it with some starting fluid and it fired for about 2 fires then it died so i went to pull start it after hooking up fuel lines and tank and it would not start it back fired a few times and i could feel the pipe getting warm so i pulled the...
  10. murrrr!! this hoopty dies out when i turn left

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    got a 2003 lakota sport it runs pretty good ive had it for about 3 months and its had this problem of cutting out when i get on it going around a turn.its pretty annoying!!!since ive had it the eclectric start hasnt worked its not the battery so its something in the charging system tht wont...
  11. Bad coils??

    Kawasaki KFX450/KFX400
    Okay so I recently bought my kfx 400 and it ran fine no problems then I put an Edelbrock carb on it ran better than ever ( for all who say Edelbrock sucks, well you just don't know how to use it I love mine) anyways then I decided on a Athena 440 kit with a je high compression piston, ported and...
  12. Mohave, *No Spark* Please help.

    Kawasaki Mojave/Lakota
    So Ill try to make this short and sweet. I have replaced the coil bought a couple cdi's. Checked for continuity. I CANNOT get this stubborn thing to even spark. Any last ideas before I take it to a shop? If Im correct the ignition circut should be able to run by itself independant of the...
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