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Old 09-22-2005, 07:28 AM   #1
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On two different occasions my Generac Primpac 5.0 generator has self started several hours after I rinse the geny compartment on my MH. I assumed that a contact was getting wet and shorting the switch. So I called a dealer and he said they just had another one in the shop doing the same thing. He told me to use dialectric grease on the plug connections to keep the moisture from getting in and that should solve the problem. My concern is that if this happens after someone stores their MH with a full tank and it turns itself on and runs for days until it runs out of gas!
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Old 09-22-2005, 07:28 AM   #2
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On two different occasions my Generac Primpac 5.0 generator has self started several hours after I rinse the geny compartment on my MH. I assumed that a contact was getting wet and shorting the switch. So I called a dealer and he said they just had another one in the shop doing the same thing. He told me to use dialectric grease on the plug connections to keep the moisture from getting in and that should solve the problem. My concern is that if this happens after someone stores their MH with a full tank and it turns itself on and runs for days until it runs out of gas!
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Thanks for the heads up. There is always something, huh?
For those that have the same unit as yours, could you maybe expand on what you mean by using the grease on the "plug" connections/
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I havn't had a chance to look at it yet but I am guessing that the service tech meant to disconnect the wiring plug connectors which I think are exposed at the front of the generator then dab some dialectric grease in and around the connector to waterproof it.
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