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  1. Starting Problems

    Ive got a 1986 Vulcan vn750. im having starting problems. My battery sits at 12.7 volts. When I start it nothing happens. I tried shorting the starter solenoid and it turns but doesn't get running. This leads me to believe that there is a problem with the wires between the kill switch and start...
  2. Trouble Starting

    Engine / Exhaust / Cooling
    So this weekend I had to take the carbs off and fix the floats. Had trouble with flooding, and the floats wouldn't close. I was able to fix that and put the bike back together. Now she struggles to start hot or cold. It took me 10 mins or so of starting to get it running. But once its running...
  3. Did the ear shave, now my bike won't start

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Howdy. I got my 89 Vulcan last July or August and rode it for about a month before deciding to start working on it over the winter. I cleaned out the gas tank (I'll post my thoughts on the methods of doing so once I get it running again), put in Iridium plugs, and did the Ear Shave, and now it...
  4. 98 750 has real bad starting problem

    VN750 General Discussion
    could anyone send me any direction to fix this has fuel and the battery is charged
  5. Air Filters...bike running rich?

    Carbs and Fuel System
    Noob here, been on my 750 for a couple months now, had a 500 before. So, I replaced the air filters on the bike, the ones that were in there when I bought it were in terrible shape. Ever since the bike has been incredibly hard to start, sometimes not even turning over until it eventually loudly...
  6. Wiring Loom/Harness

    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...
  7. Trouble Starting

    VN750 General Discussion
    Hello, This is my first post on VN750.com but I have been reading a lot recently on the forums. I recently bought a 1993 Vulcan 750 with around 18k miles. When I went the look at it the guy started it up with relatively no trouble. Took a couple seconds but it fire up. I took it for a ride and...
  8. Can't get the thing to start up!

    VN750 General Discussion
    First I'd like to put a disclaimer out there letting you know I don't know much at all about motorcycle except how to ride one and change the oil. I just got my vulcan last week and it's been running great but then it got SUPER cold all of a sudden, I'm talking in the 20's. I tried to start it...
  9. Need help to figure this out

    VN750 General Discussion
    I got a vulcan 750 89 and I got now repainted and customised the way I wanted it. Fotos will come when I got it started and I can ride it. But now I can't get it started well I got started once but over choked it. It died and have not started since. I checked sparke, Got it , I think I got gas...