Re: Electronic Ignition Install - No Spark from Coils
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I’ve seen this in Velocity installations. Granted I have been retired for 4 years so I may be a voice from the past.
Be sure the ignition computer box is getting power and ground (I would measure it at the box connector). The ignition input must be un-grounded or the ignition in the L, R, or Both. When grounded the ignition system is deactivated. (you may have this connection wrong, try it both ways, open and shorted to ground).
CAUTION Turning the props could start the engine
You may want to remove the spark plugs from all cylinders.
The alignment of the magnet to the sensor is critical. Turning the prop slowly may not give sufficient pulse to trigger the spark.
You could monitor the sensor with an oscilloscope and observe that the pulses are being generated.
From: main@Q-List.groups.io [mailto:main@Q-List.groups.io] On Behalf Of Corbin via groups.io
As we wait for Klaus to get back with us, I thought I would throw it out to this group. As many know, I am installing a Lightspeed Plasma III electronic ignition system in my Q200. Following the instructions, we have followed the steps and got to the point where we are rotating the prop to get the spark from the coils. No spark so we are troubleshooting as best we can including reviewing the instructions for any missed steps.