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  1. bike dies after 10 min

    Engine
    Gents, Here's the issue. bought the bike and have been dealing with it dying after 2 miles when test driving it. Took it out to test her and she made it one lap (3/4mile) so I left her running once I got back and checked the battery she was sitting at 13.5v. Went for another lap(3/4mile) and...
  2. Replacing Front Turn Signal

    Electrical
    Dropped by 1994 750cc Vulcan and the front left turn signal broke. The bulb and wiring is still good so maybe I just need to replace the filter/light cover. I bought an OEM replacement for the entire signal but am not familiar with doing electrical work. Do I need to disconnect the battery...
  3. Replacing Front Turn Signal

    Electrical
    I am new here - but have an electrical question. 1994 750cc Vulcan. I have never done any electrical work in my life. Bike dropped and front turn signal is busted. I have purchased an OEM replacement with all of the wiring etc. The bulb is intact so it's possible I will just have to replace...
  4. Main Fuse keeps blowing

    Electrical
    Hi, I just got my first Kawasaki Vulcan 750 with 14k miles from 1995. I have a few problems with it. The bike would start after 2 days, and run well for 5 minutes, then sputter, and the throttle would not do anything. After this the fuse is blown every single time. Now the fuse blows as soon...
  5. Aftermarket License Plate w/ Blinkers

    Electrical
    So I'm trying to slim my '05 750 down as much as possible and I bought a license plate cover with blinkers built in on the sides without thinking about it too much.After reading about the turn signals, they have 3 wires per signal. From the pictures it looks like this license plate has only 1...
  6. Battery Charging

    Electrical
    I have a 96 vulcan 750 and the battery runs down after about 300 - 400 miles. The auto parts store tester says the voltage regulator failed, and the technician suggested that may mean the whole alternator needs to be replaced. I looked in my manual, and that looks like way too involved of a...
  7. Engine Issues, Need Advice

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    Hi there, I'm a relatively new rider, licensed just over a year. I've got a '94 Vulcan 750 with about 17k miles. Got her tuned up in May 2014 but recently, late September, I was riding on the highway when I experienced a sudden loss of power. My bike runs awful now. I have to keep the...
  8. Bike Won't Start!

    Electrical
    Hello, first off thank you to everyone who helps me solve this problem. I will describe the bike, then the issue and everything I know and have checked. The bike is a 94 and the previous owner had done electrical work on it to make it minimalistic. To start the bike one flips two switches and...
  9. Solved: Bike Shutting off Unexpectedly While Riding

    Electrical
    Hey all, I thought I would just post a quick write-up of an issue I have had off and on that got pretty bad a few weeks ago. I kept having issues with my bike shutting off in the middle of riding, it didn't matter how fast or what I was doing. I wold simply be riding along and the engine would...
  10. 1985 vulcan 700 electrical nightmare! Please help!

    Electrical
    I recently bought the bike and it started and ran fine. The blinkers dont work and the original owner gave me a new voltage regulator because the battery apparently died after a few days. I installed the regulator and started it up. Within seconds the voltage reg heated up , almost painful to...
  11. Junction Box

    Electrical
    Hi Guys I have finally got round to doing the junction box mod on my bike, I had to buy another used JB as my old one was badly corroded, the one I bought has the same part no: 26021 but when I have opened it up there is only one single relay in there : MR 301- its an (NEC) relay, I was...
  12. relay?

    Electrical
    so I just recently got a 2001 Vulcan 750, the headlight lamp on the cluster is on which I know means the bulb is burnt out and the relay is running the bright on dim. now I haven't been able to get a new headlight bulb yet but my front running and tail lights are not on, turn signals work when...
  13. Junction box

    Electrical
    Hi guys I couldn't find another thread about this, I have seen a video on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYaXeErd1Fw its about changing the relays inside the junction box which is a sealed unit and expensive to buy if you can still by them at all, the guy in the vid bought the relays...
  14. Electrical/Ignition Oddity...

    Electrical
    Greetings, I'm a newbie, so please forgive any lapses in comity. Anyway, trying to get my '89 VN750 back on the road. It was running fine, until I put it in the garage while a two week spate of rain kept me off the road. When the weather broke, it wouldn't crank over. Exactly like what a dead...
  15. Trade Kawa crash bar w/pegs for labor 07866

    Sell or Swap
    Good morning all.. Another VN is going to bite the dust if I can't get some help with this.. I just got done testing my bike and the stator is bad.. I thought at first it was the battery.. It was just over 3 years old and a cheapo pep boys brand.. I replaced it with a new one and it ran great...
  16. New Stator & Rectifier still not charging battery PLEASE HELP!!!!!

    Electrical
    I have read many threads on here and have not found what I am looking for. I put a brand new stator in the bike and it burnt up the rectifier. I put in a brand new rectifier and now it is all functioning properly and the battery still will not charge. I spent extra money on a new gel no...
  17. Bike Starting/Cranking On Its Own W/ key off

    Electrical
    so my bike is having a mind of its own and has recently started trying to start on its own, with the key off or on. any suggestions? '86 model. has been running great for the last 3 years i've had it. Adam
  18. 30A Main fuse keeps cooking

    Electrical
    Ok so I was on my way home from work last night on my 1986 vn750 and out of nowhere the bike just died. Nothing had power at all (no lights nothing). I cycled the key a few times and got nothing so I checked out the battery and couldnt find any problems there. My next instinct was to check the...
  19. Wiring Loom/Harness

    Electrical
    Hi Guys, After spending lots of time and money on my Vulcan 750 its now come to this! There is a major short in the wiring loom causeing the bike to try and start on its own or a complete and total loss of electrical power. whoever had the bike before me has arsed up the loom no end by...
  20. Power cuts out

    Electrical
    Looking for some direction... I've had the 2000 Vulcan 750 for about 2 months and has ran great! The other day, it was hot outside, and I was on a short trip when the bike stalled at a stop sign. I went to restart and their was no power. I checked all the fuses, battery connections and...
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