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Clive H

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Engine will not start -Help
« on: 05 Aug 22, 10:35 pm »
Well after many months on and off building the Riley we are in a position to test run the engine and check the CVT and brake system.

The engine is a new one by Lifan, (we did not run when we got it), we did strip the governor out and disconnected the oil pressure switch so there should not be any problems with it cutting out however we do not have a spark to start with so any ideas please.

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Re: Engine will not start -Help
« Reply #1 on: 06 Aug 22, 08:04 am »
Having removed the oil switch, how have you connected up the remaining wiring?  Have you double checked the wire from the ignition unit is not connected to “ground”/the engine anywhere?