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Old 07-07-2011, 10:05 AM   #1
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Generac 55 Generator wont start

Hi gang I have a generic gen set in my Damon and I took it out 2 years ago and had it fully serviced and have not started it since and now when I am selling it it won't start?? It is in class A 1995 damon on 1994 F53 chassis Any suggestions? How much gas do I need in my tank? is there a way to give it a quick drink of gas ?Thank you

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Old 07-07-2011, 10:23 AM   #2
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You can take off the air filter cover and spray starting fluid into the carb. You will have to have over 1/4 tank of gas. !/3 to be sure.

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Old 07-07-2011, 10:59 AM   #3
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If it had gas in the carb when it was last started two years ago there is a good chance the carb is gummed up, it may require removal and cleaning.
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Old 07-09-2011, 10:02 AM   #4
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Thank you all!!!! I pulled the air cleaner off sprayed some starter fluid a few times and damn the bloody thing sprung to life!!!! After 2 + years ! Thank you
I love this place 3rd problem solved!!!
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