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#11519524 - 04/03/16 06:52 PM Suddenly No Spark!
LittleBoatBigFish Offline
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Registered: 04/27/09
Posts: 154
Loc: Weatherford, Tx
2010 Mercury 9.9 Four Stroke. It ran great three days ago! I have a blue barrel full of water that I use to let the motor run every week to keep it running right. Today I pulled and pulled. Pulled out an inline spark tester and nothing. I also have a DVOM (multimeter) for testing and stator/exciter "seems ok" putting out a/c voltage when pull start is engaged....C.D. Ignition pack(powerpack)?? Any testing procedure to be sure before I spend $160 on the part?!
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#11519539 - 04/03/16 07:04 PM Re: Suddenly No Spark! [Re: LittleBoatBigFish]
sbump26 Online   content
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Registered: 03/10/04
Posts: 1862
Loc: Arlington, TX
Does it have a kill switch?
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#11520117 - 04/04/16 01:00 AM Re: Suddenly No Spark! [Re: LittleBoatBigFish]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Mine was the powerpack. We weren't able to test it but the mechanic said in my case it was a 90% chance of being the problem and it was.

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#11520189 - 04/04/16 06:33 AM Re: Suddenly No Spark! [Re: LittleBoatBigFish]
LittleBoatBigFish Offline
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Registered: 04/27/09
Posts: 154
Loc: Weatherford, Tx
Yes it is tiller steering with a kill button on the stick, and also a safety lanyard kill switch. I disconnected both and still no fire.

I'll have to consult the coffee can change jar. I'm also thinking it is the pack, just hoping for a good test.

Is that normal for the pack to just quit? Not while running, high waves, no warning?!


Edited by LittleBoatBigFish (04/04/16 06:49 AM)
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