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Old 05-13-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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generator won't fire up

I need some advice i have a 1975 Winnebago and I have tried to get the auxiliary generator to fire. The electric fuel pump turns on but i am not getting any fuel to the generator is there a vut off valve somewhere that I don't know about?
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:51 PM   #2
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Check your fule line for laesk that allow air to enter,. or a kink in the line somewhere.
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Old 05-13-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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Make sure that you have enough gasoline in the tank.The fuel pick-up tube is positioned way up from the bottom of the bottom of the tank(to prevent running the tank dry with the generator).Most rigs will require at least 1/4 tank or more to run the generator.Mine quits just under 1/2 tank.
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i will crawl underneath and look for kinked lines or rotten hoses that might cause a leak and I will also fill both tanks so that I know that they are full

will let you know what happens
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Old 05-14-2012, 12:42 PM   #5
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Another thing that can cause this in some older gensets is the low oil sensor. But usually, that will cause a short run, then a shutdown.

But you should check your oil level, just to be sure.
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