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Old 10-31-2018, 09:58 AM   #1
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Onan 7.5 kw diesel generator shuts down

onan 7.5 kw diesel generator shuts down when i shut down RV. it will not do anything till i start RV then it starts runs 15 - 30 minutes after i shut down RV engine the chassis and house battery's both have the same volts all the time. now it shows 50 amp service when it plugged in to my house 30 amp.
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Get your manual out or Google it. They have a code system for diagnosis. Sometimes it's a blinky light code or a numeric code. It depends on the model and year. There are several sensors on the right side of the generator that could be a cause of your problems.
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Code 36 - Engine Stopped Indicates that the engine stopped without receiving a command from the control
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Old 10-31-2018, 02:39 PM   #5
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it runs as long as RV is running.house batteries are weak didn't want to replace them now and let them sit till march i live in upstate NY cold.2005 Fleetwood Expedition C 7 cat
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Don't have a solution for that one. Just noticed that you are kinda new on IRV2 and wanted to say hello! Have fun and keep her between the ditches!

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Old 10-31-2018, 02:58 PM   #7
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The generator should run the inverter/charger. That would keep the house batteries up.

You could try using a 10 amp charger, plugged into a generator outlet, on the house batteries if your inverter/charger isn't working.
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thank you I think it is charging will check thank you
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