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 Post subject: Dizzy cap question
Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 7:08 pm 
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just wondering if anyone can tell what could cause this white powder build up on the coil point and the first two firing point on the dizzy cap. there wasn't any signs on the inside of the dizzy cap only on the points. got a pic here aswell so u can have a look.

 

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dizzy cap question
Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 7:32 pm 
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I think that's corrosion .
Replace the cap , rotor button , leads and spark plugs or clean it all off .

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dizzy cap question
Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 7:35 pm 
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My guess is it's oxidization. If the lead was loose or not pushed on properly, the spark would have been jumping the gap.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Dizzy cap question
Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 5:05 pm 
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Hi,

It looks like corrosion. You will need to replace the cap and leads. On rainy days it will take in moisture and cause a miss when you apply power. I have found in the past that cleaning wont work, for a reliable fix you have to replace them.

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 Post subject: Re: Dizzy cap question
Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 8:10 pm 
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jamie22_cole wrote:
just wondering if anyone can tell what could cause this white powder build up on the coil point and the first two firing point on the dizzy cap. there wasn't any signs on the inside of the dizzy cap only on the points. got a pic here aswell so u can have a look.



its a case of moisture getting in under spark lead cap either clean terminal/replace lead or replace cap/lead ... either way make sure you always fit cover properly
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 Post subject: Re: Dizzy cap question
Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 8:22 pm 
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its wired tho it was only the two that did it
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