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Old 11-20-2013, 11:26 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by RonNBama
Had a problem with the 10KW on my 2001 Monaco. A member here suggested the "Onan Voodoo" solution. Start the engine first and then try the Onan starter. I don't have a clue why this worked but it did. Voodoo, If you have to ask, you won't understand". :-) One more thing, get out the Onan manual and read the starting instructions. Mine does not suggest using the fuel pump "prime" to start the Onan unless the filter has been replaced. The start position will produce the same "clicking" sound (fuel pump running) as the prime position until the starter engages.
I'll be sure to salt that 'VooDoo' solution into my
Memory bank :-). Thx. Only thing I can think of is that the running engine provides an active charge source to the system ?????

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Old 11-20-2013, 01:33 PM   #16
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I started the engine when our generator would not start and tried to start the generator. Generator still would not crank.As I mentioned earlier, I ended up changing all 4 house batteries and generator started right up.

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Old 12-07-2013, 09:05 AM   #17
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Thanks to all, The problem was with the house batteries. Changed them and all is well, thanks.
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Old 12-07-2013, 09:27 AM   #18
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Thanks to all, The problem was with the house batteries. Changed them and all is well, thanks.

your OP was misleading and hard to help u with as u said would not start?? You should have said "will not turn over to start"! BIG difference in meaning and cause
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Old 12-08-2013, 01:50 PM   #19
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We have a 2000 Holiday Rambler with a propane 6500 Onan generator. It starts but will not run 110. We were told it could be the voltage regulator. I have tried to find one but not having any luck.

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