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Old 04-24-2012, 08:55 AM   #1
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Onan 4000 watt generator model BGE

We have this generator in our 1990 winnebago chieftain. The generator works fine if I start it with one of the two remotes in the home. If I try and start with the start switch on the generator, nothing. Its like the switch is not working. The fuse is good I checked it with an ohmmeter. The breaker seems ok. It's not the end of the world if it does not work, but it has me puzzled. Any idea's?

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Old 04-24-2012, 09:00 AM   #2
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Maybe just a bad switch or contact in the switch.

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Old 04-24-2012, 11:18 AM   #3
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If this is a 90 model the switch is part of the PC board and is not serviceable. The PC board would have to be replaced. As has been said, the switch could have an internal contact issue (likely) or a possible connection issue (less likely) .
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