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Originally Posted by NathanUK View Post
Mine certainly did have a resistance and then went to infinity* I think this is your problem, think of the name CDI capacitive discharge ignition, sound as though a capacitor has gone wrong.
Sorry, no. When you apply any DC voltage to a capacitor, it initially acts as a low resistance circuit and then goes to infinity. Any kind of meter, analog or digital, applies a very small voltage across the circuit being measured to determine its resistance. Ohm's Law for DC..... R=V/I. Inductors have opposite characteristics when DC Voltage is applied then. Infinity then to winding resistance value. I not saying that this test point where the resistance measurement is incorrect, but it does not point to a bad capacitor.
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