Question about 1996 kawasaki VN 800 Vulcan Classic

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Rode for 120 kilometers pulled over and filled gas tank soon after smiled gas. Seemed to run fine. Next day rode for about 50 km but sounded really rough at high speeds around 120km. Pulled over to park in parking lot held clutch in and it stalled noticed a little puddle of gas underneath. Started it later rode for a bit but still sounded rough at hog speeds then it started to stall as if too much gas was filing carb. Let off throttle went for a few sec geared up and same thing started to stall when throttle was engaged let off a little idles fine but starts to stall when throttle is engaged while riding. it just started yesterday the problem. Not sure if fuel mixture is too high, injectors clogged, improper air to fuel mix ? Would you know the problem occurring on a 1998 kawaski 800 vulcan classic.

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I would suspect that the float is sticking. Checking will require removal of (in order): seat, tank, air filter box/backing plate, and finally, the float bowl at the bottom of the carb. Insure that the float is not flooded, and that the float needle is free of trash.

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