loss spark


Old 09-02-09, 07:25 AM
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loss spark

I have a 30 horse johnson on my potoon boat electric start with omc controls, i was putting down the lake when all of a sudden there was a little burp in the motor the it shut down tried to restart but to no avail now i'm not getting any spark at all at the plugs. pulled kill switch wire of the back of the ignition still no spark any suggestions? need to get grandmas boat running again
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Old 09-03-09, 09:51 AM
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how many cylinders and how many coils?

you should check to see if you are getting power to the coils.
Old 09-09-09, 07:48 AM
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no spark

it has 2 cylinders and 2 coil paks both no spark at all
Old 09-09-09, 03:58 PM
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Check to see if the black wire with yellow tracer isn't grounded. Thats for the kill circuit. other than that I would suspect stator or powerpack.

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