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Old 07-17-2016, 02:50 PM   #1
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Generator won't turn on

The solenoid makes a clicking sound but but generator won't turn on. A new coach battery has been installed. Generator is a Kohler. Any ideas?

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Make sure all your battery connections are super tight.

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Old 07-17-2016, 03:12 PM   #3
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Make sure the cables are more than finger tight and then look for a groung wire from the generator to a part of the metal frame. Mine had a barely tight, sheet metal screw holding it.
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That's often is a ground problem, check the ground connection from the house battery, and from the generator to the frame.
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Old 07-19-2016, 12:37 PM   #5
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Mines did that found out house battrey was toast good luck
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Are you waiting long enough for it to crank? The fuel pump can make a clicking noise. Try hold the switch longer.
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Just had same issue with my generator, loose and bad connections to house battery.

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