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what exactly does ignitor dol

CDI Unit
CDI Unit  
Hello Troy,

I assume you are referring to the CDI (Capacitor Discharge Igniter).
It is the heart of the ignition system. It takes a signal from the crankshaft, "calculates" ignition advance, based on various factors such as RPM, transmission gear and throttle opening and gives a signal (pulse) to the ignition coil(s).

I hope I helped...

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