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Old 08-05-2015, 07:12 PM   #1
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Diesel Quiet 7500 quits when it rains

We have a generator that runs like a champ except if it rains. If it starts raining the genset will just quite. The code is a generic code - Service Generator. It will start right back up and depending on how hard it is raining may or may not stay running. I'm pretty much at a lose of what could be causing this?

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Old 08-06-2015, 03:05 AM   #2
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Unplug the remote start/stop harness on the top left corner, facing the generator. If this solves the problem you may have a bad conductor shorting out the stop circuit causing the generator to quit. If not, is water dripping on the generator?

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Is this happening while you are driving or parked ?
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I haven't seen any water on the top of the generator, other than if we run the dash A/C. We don't do that much. I will try unplugging the remote.
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This only happens when we are driving. I don't think it has even happened while we are stopped at a red light when its raining.
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Most likely, the combustion air intake is "inhaling" road spray and saturating the air filter restricting air flow.
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Old 08-06-2015, 09:17 PM   #6
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If it were mine, I'd grab the garden hose and start spraying the coach. Start low and work your way up. You'll narrow the problem to a certain area. Then you can do some in depth checking.

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