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Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationMaintenance & Repairs · 1 decade ago

What could be wrong with my gokart? (motorbike engine)?

My gokart will not start after not being run for about a year. I built it using the engine/electrics from a 1992 Yamaha FZR 250 motorbike. It has worked very well but built up dust during a period of being busy with everything else. After stripping it down I have discovered there is no spark at the spark plugs, everything else seems to be working fine. My intuition seems to suggest there is a damaged component that is leading to a short circuit somewhere - the power to the ignition coils drops to 6v when the starter motor is turned on, though I am not sure if this is normal. Any suggestions?

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    So you stripped it down ,what were you looking for.Your Intuition should lead you to a battery that has been unused for a year and in all probability it will be sulphated.

  • ogles
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    Like Zimmer said, the battery.

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