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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-12-2017, 02:52 PM Thread Starter
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Overheating going up hills????

I have a 1996 Vulcan vn1500d classic and for some reason when I am going up long hills it seems to overheat and run like **** before I get to the top.. Why is this happening??? Could it be the carb not adjusted right? I think it is running way too rich because I noticed a power loss after having the carburetor rebuilt and you can smell the exhaust at an idol. Anyone have any ideas as to what it could be???
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-12-2017, 06:28 PM
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1. How many miles on it?
2. How long have you owned?
3. Why did you have the carb rebuilt and who did it?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-12-2017, 09:14 PM
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Maybe flush cooling system. Also adjust the idle mixture screws.

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