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Old 11-28-23, 03:06 AM
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I Have No Idea What I'm Doing

I have a TaoTao dbx1 that is having no spark, at first i realized the choke was on so i thought i had just "drowned the spark plug" so i went to my nearest auto shop (AUTOZONE) and got a new sparkplug sure it as the right size or something like that with a google search on the specific model, went home replaces the spark but first kicked over the bike a couple times to get the rest of the gas out and went to put in the new sparkplug but was sad to see no spark coming out of the plug while kicking it over to look for spark so now i am just lost


can someone help me pls
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Old 11-28-23, 05:04 AM
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I think you might need “motorbikeforums” my friend.
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Try a motorcycle forum instead of a bicycle forum
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After going to a motorbike forum, disconnect the kill wire to the coil to make sure it's not grounding.
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What does this have to do with a CYCLING forum ********************
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...because "I Have No Idea What Im Doing".

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Old 11-28-23, 07:12 AM
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Originally Posted by CanNik
What does this have to do with a CYCLING forum ********************
A lot of people assume motorbike when you say bike, in my experience.
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Originally Posted by CanNik
What does this have to do with a CYCLING forum ********************
It's an internal combustion e-bike...

OP, If not grounded, probably something loose, or rust on some areas, of course, there could be something wrong with a part, but that is not as common. No spark is common if engine has been sitting around. Follow the spark plug wire bacjk, and pull the flywheel to start.
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Originally Posted by choddo
A lot of people assume motorbike when you say bike, in my experience.
Really !!!!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by CanNik
Really !!!!!!!!!!!
Yeah. Lost count of the number of times, if I said I came to the office by bike, or went out at the weekend on my bike, middle aged guys in particular say “oh, motorbike?”

“No mate. The type that doesn’t want to kill me”
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Originally Posted by tworandumb
kicked over the bike a couple times
can someone help me pls
Kicking over a bike seldom has a beneficial outcome.
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Originally Posted by DiabloScott
Kicking over a bike seldom has a beneficial outcome.
and it can be bad if it kicks back (more a problem with big singles and old v twins)
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Electrical problem troubleshooting - follow the electrons until you find where they stop
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Ah, a guy who isn't trying to hide his motor bike behind "it's an e-bike".
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Using no punctuation is a sure sign of....well....you know.
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Originally Posted by Jicafold
Using no punctuation is a sure sign of....well....you know.
He used a comma.
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