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Old 10-18-2013, 06:20 AM   #1
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getting to oil check on generator

Might sound like dumb question but how does the cover come off to check oil on my 5.5 generator . Have 2002 damon intruder half of the gen is coveted by the side out . Ony has short door whitch covers half the gen. Found oil and fuel filter on the bottom . My class c was very easy to get to. Dont want to break any thing trying to get cover off thanks
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Old 10-18-2013, 06:27 AM   #2
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Ours is an Onan diesel 7500 but it might be the same. There are two plastic caps next to each other. One for the oil the other the coolant reservoir. I couldn't figure them out at first either. Both have an O ring and just pop off with a tug. It sure looked to me like they twisted off so I scratched my head for a while on that one.

EDIT: Woops. I replied to quick. My caps are right out front, not under a panel so that might not help.
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If you're refering to the side cover that sorta hides the gen, it just pulls off with a little tug!
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Yea I know how to check oil just not how to get the cover off .my 4000 had two turn latches on frount cover to remove cover and get to oil. Air filter ext.
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Will tug harder and see if comes off half of gen is hidden by rv body. Thanks
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Tug on the top of the plasticcover. Then lift up on it and it will dop out.
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