How do points and condenser work on a motorcycle?

  1. The battery furnishes the electrical energy.
  2. The ignition coil and condenser transform the battery current to high tension current which will jump the gap in the spark plug.
  3. The breaker points opens and closes the primary circuit at the proper time.
  4. The spark plug provides the means to fire the air-fuel mixture in the cylinder.
  5. The wires connect the components together.
  6. The ignition switch is used to stop the engine.