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I own a 1992 Vulcan 1500 just bought it replaced battery but it tuns over for a very short time then stops and clicks you can repeat this many times but same result. I new it did not start when i bought it just wondered if it might be an easy fix. (my luck is not that good)

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Could be a bad starter or malfunctioning compression release, or a seized engine. Try pulling the spark plugs and spin engine. does it act the same or does it continue spinning without drawing down?

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  • garettr Nov 08, 2010

    I pulled 2 of the 4 plugs because the plug socket 18mm will not get down far enough to get the other 2. When i pulled the 2 plugs it turned over and pumped out compression so i assume it is not seized. When i replaced 1 of the 2 plugs it acted the same way as before.Can you not push start a 1500 Vulcan 1992 shaft drive? When i tried the wheel turned but the engine did not. Also it is difficult to get it into 2nd and up.

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