No spark issue : Neutral switch test

DR350 Rebuild #5

Last time we’ve checked the kill and ignition switches, but before we will make hundreds of measurements on the CDI unit, we have one more switch to test – the netural switch.

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No spark issue : Kill switch and ignition switch test

DR350 Rebuild #4

Today lets have a chat about the switches – the kill switch and the ignition switch, exactly. (Or put another way – how to startup a motorcycle in a MacGyver style.)

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No spark issue: Pick up coils test

DR350 Rebuild #3

As we’ve already tested the ignition and the power source coils, today we’re moving on to the pick up coils test as this is also a common cause of no spark issue.

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No spark issue: Power source coil test

DR350 Rebuild #2

On our way to revive the spark in the disobedient DR, this time we dig into the details of the powers source coil.

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No spark issue: Testing the ignition coil

DR350 Rebuild #1

When the bike won’t run, as everyone can guess, there are potentially two things that could go wrong: there’s no spark or no fuel. (Or perchance there’s no spark AND no fuel simultaneously.) Tough, establishing that there’s no spark is not sufficient to revive the dead patient. We have to dive into the motorcycle electrical system details and analyse it step by step. So let our first step in this…

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Buying a motorcycle for a short rider

DR350 Rebuild #0

Since I’ve (Marta) almost finished my driving licence course for a bigger motorcycle back in November, we’ve decided it’s time to look for some suitable adventure donkey, which would fit a short rider. But still we wanted something with a more enduro feeling to it, so the problem was even more complex.
Maybe a short summary of my hurdles and findings would be useful for other experiencing the same

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