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Old 11-18-2012, 05:35 PM   #1
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Onan Generator

Have a 5.5 Onan Marquie generator on a W-24 chassis. Doing a tune up and having problems trying to figure out how to change the two spark plug...let alone get to them. Any help will be appreciated.

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Old 11-18-2012, 06:15 PM   #2
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Need more info such as: make year model of your coach, also hours on the genny. Do a search on this site, there is a ton of info available.

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Old 11-18-2012, 06:24 PM   #3
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Any particular reason you want to change the plugs?

Mine is 7 years old with about 400 hours and runs great. I wouldn't change the plugs unless there was a problem.
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:32 PM   #4
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Since the engine is all aluminum... make sure you spray some penetrant on the plugs and put some dielectric grease in the boots/anti seize on the plug threads when installing new ones.

Like Arch said... your plugs should be good for awhile. Id change the oil/filter and peek at the air filter. You can get the filter info off the side of teh unit and take those #s to napa.
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