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I put ignition coils from a 05 Vulcan 1600 on my 05 Vulcan 750 and it's acting like the air fuel mixture is off now what could that be is the timing out? Please help I need to get back in the wind

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Hi, Christopher the answer to this question is way above my pay grade for this situation, I would call or visit my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
Kawasaki VN 750 Service Manual
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Your problem is a leak in the cpi pletium most likely the pressure line has a leak
had same problem with mine $45.00 PRESSURE LINE KIT AND $15.00 GASKET FOR PLETIUM and 2 hours labor problem sovled.
You can remove vortec cover and remove air regulator to look inside pletium. I had gas vapor on driver side . that is where fuel lines are. fuel regulator is on passenger side. turn key on and look in hole and see where fuel is spraying. taking pletium off you can again turn key on and make sure where fuel is coming from.

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not sure if yo are changing the jets out but if your using the original screws and jets screw both screws in till they stop then turn 1 and a half turns out they try starting if it kicks and won't run then turn each screw another 1/2 turn out try starting if it runs rough adjust the gas jet a little bit till it runs smooth once it warms up give it full gas and you should get just a slight puff of black smoke to be set right, if it's too lean it will get hot and will be hard to start if it dies, if that happens then give it extra gas. once warmed up it should idle without dyeing if it dies adjust the idle screw up 1/4 turn at a time till it runs at idle without holding the gas trigger, be sure you replace the in line fuel filter and fuel line first then clean the air filter before doing any adjustments. most problems are caused by plugged fuel filter due to ethanol in the gas.

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