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Onan P218 No Spark

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#1 jwc3232 OFFLINE  

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Posted August 06, 2013 - 07:50 PM

first a little history what happend leading up to no spark issue whent to start 446 battery dead no big problem i put it on gharger on boost go to start not enough power yet forget to turn key off son comes over hes having water problems at his house jump in truck to help him get home after dark go to house next morning see i left key on try any way no spark  top of coil is melted  relaced coil with new one also condenser  still no spark pulled fly whell to check ignition modual  now the question how can i check modual to see if that is the problem also checked new coil if it was getting power it is im stumped any suggestions out there    thanks  jim

#2 Arti OFFLINE  

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Posted August 06, 2013 - 08:37 PM

With a test light Touch the test light probe to the negative terminal of the coil. Make sure you have a good ground on the test light lead.
Crank the engine. The test light should pulse bright and dim.
If the light does not pulse,the ignition module is bad.

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