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Old 09-27-2012, 11:46 AM   #3
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Location: Seat of my Ruckus
Oddometer: 12,080
The spark plug wire is part of the HT coil I just replaced. I have not replaced the boot on it but it was high and dry and worked for many miles until there is a hint of rain or wet roads.

There is a kill switch on the bars which I bypassed to avoid that issue. There is no kickstand kill switch.

I'm thinking it could be water getting into the flywheel/stator and shorting it out or perhaps a bad back plate on the stator.
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