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  1. #1
    Jun 2002


    What readings should be found when testing a 580 (big magneto housing) cdi, rectifier and speed limiter? It can be done with a multimeter?

  2. #2
    Feb 2001
    Glendora, Ca.


    Not all of it can be tested with a multimeter. Only the stator, and the wire looms. The ignition can be tested with an ignition tester.
    What is your problem ?

    A very common problem with that model 580 is a broken wire between the CDI and the coil. It won't look broken though, and may even test good until it wiggles.
    Bill O'Neal WCM
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