16-42 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The ignition system produces extremely high volt-
age. Do not touch the spark plugs, ignition coils,
or spark plug high-tension cables while the engine
is running, or you could receive a severe electrical
Do not disconnect the battery cables or any other
electrical connections when the ignition switch is
on, or while the engine is running. This is to prevent
IC igniter damage in the ECU.
Do not install the battery backwards. The negative
side is grounded. This is to prevent damage to the
IC igniter in the ECU and the diodes.
Ignition Coil Removal
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel System chapter).
Open the clamps [A].
Pull off the high-tension cables [B] from the spark plugs.
Disconnect the left handlebar switch connectors [A].
Disconnect the primary wires [A].