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    Can Anyone Answer A Cdi Question

    Ive Been Told That If You Crank Over The Engine For A While Without The Plugs Grounded It Will Fry The Cdi Or The Coil. Is This True?? Please Let Me Know Soon.....
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    never heard that before ......call a kawi shop but dont think it's true ...

    what year, model...???

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    cdi

    Ive heard that from many people and I know thats why kawasaki has grounding posts on their motors.

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    the volts have to go somewhere
    some cdi are grounded, some have an additional ground

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    Attention Ocean Pro Slut........

    Quote Originally Posted by 550 OCEAN PRO SLUT View Post
    the volts have to go somewhere
    some cdi are grounded, some have an additional ground
    THE ONLY GROUNDS I KNOW OF ARE THE STARTER/BATTERY AND THE GROUND FOR THE IGNITER IN THE CDI BOX. I HAD SPARK TIL I CRANKED THE SHIT OUT OF IT TO GET RID OF WATER THAT THE LAST OWNER PUT IN THE MOTOR. BTY, IM FROM PETALUMA ALSO....SMALL WORLD!
    -THANKS

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    Quote Originally Posted by BARLOWSRUN View Post
    Ive Been Told That If You Crank Over The Engine For A While Without The Plugs Grounded It Will Fry The Cdi Or The Coil. Is This True?? Please Let Me Know Soon.....
    Thanks

    yes, it is true. it does not "always" happen, but it can, and does.

    zig

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    or you can pull/disconnect the lanyard and that'll kill the electrical................

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