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Old 12-31-2010, 04:36 AM   #15
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OK, a little self-embarrassment. We were going on our first campout with the new MH. I noticed the fuel guage was acting erractic. Decided I would fill it even though it was showing over half full. Being the first time in a 39' I was looking for somewhere easy to get in and out. Lost power and it recovered and then again and just died. Called ERS, they sent a tow truck out. While waiting for him started to use a little deductive resoning (should have done this earlier), gen won't start, lost power and engine won't restart, erratic fuel gauge. Anyway when the guy arrived had him check for fuel first. Soooo, he went back and brought fuel. After a bit of work, got the MH started. Of course, the gen works great now also. So, one more item to be fixed when we get back home.
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That reminds me of the time I was trying to run Gen for exercise during winter months and all I got, after I almost got Gen to run, was a clicking fuel pump after a few tries gave it up. My thoughts were a new fuel pump needed.
When I was taking MH for inspection in spring noticed gage low in fuel than the bong went off in my head "THE GEN" BELOW 1/4 TANK, it must be the age thing again keeps creeping in on you, how stupid.
Never did ever run out of fuel though, always had wife keeping on top of that on long trips even if I did try to push to limit , didn't know what she was worried about never did run out of gas on her even when courting.
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Old 12-31-2010, 12:04 PM   #17
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Oh thats not bad Mike... At least you had a reason to run low. I've been stuck plenty of times.. with full working gauges
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Old 01-01-2011, 07:56 PM   #18
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Talking gen plumbing

the gen will run out of fuel if the fuel tank is below 1/4 of a tank.
and not run the xyl reminds me if the fuel is low and the ac will not run
in the summer.
later mike
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