Originally Posted by PFFOG
Possible trigger coil is bad, been a LONG time since I played with these systems. Remember there is an energizing and trigger coil though. One charges the cap, one triggers it to discharge. It would make some sense that they discharge the unit when you hit the kill switch, to prevent an unwanted zap.
So, the fact that there is a charge there, Would that indicate that the CDI and coil are working correctly?
and if you think about it also the energizing coil as the charge has been sent to the CDI Cap.
will definitely look for the trigger circuit.