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Old 06-20-2014, 06:29 PM   #1
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Onan Generator

Onan Generator took awhile to start, then it cut off. Won't restart. What can we try.

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Old 06-20-2014, 06:36 PM   #2
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See the very long thread 'generator stops running', good luck.

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At the risk of stating the obvious--so you have at least a quarter tank of gas (if this is a gas generator and not a diesel or propane).
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Old 06-20-2014, 06:39 PM   #4
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Is it gas or diesel? If it uses fuel from the gas tank, is the fuel in the tank above 1/3 mark?
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Old 06-21-2014, 06:36 AM   #5
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Check your oil & coolant levels & I just had the same sythoms & it turned out to be a broken water pump belt
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even if your gas gauge says 1/4 tank, it could be off, so bring it up to a half tank, also check the oil level on the gennie. my bounder's gas gauge is off and this happened to me.
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Old 06-21-2014, 08:24 AM   #7
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Be sure to check the oil level too. It is equipped with an oil sensor that won't allow the generator run if it is low of oil. Let us know, I'm sure we can help you.

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