Re: my bike backfires but will not start
At this point, i would ask the customer for any pre-existing conditions from the bike. Sometimes people jimmyrig wires in their bike to make it run so when you replaced something, you took out what ever was there.
If it wasnt the spark plugs, the only thing i can honestly suggest is check the battery/stator/rectifier. In somecases, the battery could have enough power to start the bike but there isnt enough power going through the ignition pulse generator.
Im going through my 954 shop manual (idk if it may apply to the hornet too but) it says it may be caused due to peak voltage is lower than standard with the probably cause being 1.Cranking speed to low (battery under charged)
2. Faulty ECM
might be time to break out the 919 shop manual
Last edited by bladeracer; 11-20-2012 at 1:08 PM.
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