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Re: Help! Won't start. Update!

To: Adrian Jones <>
Subject: Re: Help! Won't start. Update!
From: Paul Hunt <>
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 1998 19:11:06 +0000
Adrian Jones wrote:
> This must be a good clue - this morning it started up no problem and idled
> beautifully for exactly one and a half minutes and then it quit very
> suddenly.  Surely this must eliminate a mechanical fault.  This leaves the
> Pertronix ignition and the ZS carb - both of which are harder to check than
> good ole SU's and points.  (The ZS has an intregal float chamber so you
> can't just pop the lid and have a look  inside)
> I'll be piddling about with it this morning so if anybody has an
> idea........
> Adrian

Check the spark when it won't start or run.  Could be the coil getting an
internal disconnection when it gets warm.


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