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96 Wideglide 01-05-2021 04:08 PM

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Originally Posted by twinboat (Post 5585331)
My generator stays running.

Sounds like you may have enough fuel in your tank ;)!!

Oucamptoo 01-06-2021 04:48 AM

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Originally Posted by dennismhamm (Post 5572125)
Gen 7500 diesel will fire up and run for about 5 seconds then shuts down. I have changed the temp sensor but did not help at all. If anyone has any info your help will be most appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A simple oversight could be your fuel tank is below a quarter I ran into this issue and the generator would not run if my fuel tank was less than a quarter full.

gmcgene 01-06-2021 08:35 AM

The OP's problem was solved long ago.
But if y'all still want to trouble shoot Onan's see post #44 above or jump over to the new Onan thread I just posted

Bobthegod 01-07-2021 11:35 AM

I didn't read every response here but one thing gets overlooked is the PHASE output of the generator. If the phase is off most every generator will shut down. So how do you check this? You can't you need to take it to the authorized manufacturer or a good generator mechanic. Bring it in for just this test and nothing else, so they will check it and only it, or, they may tell you it's fuel, or a belt, or pump etc.

Old Scout 01-07-2021 12:15 PM

….as mentioned--some of these smaller genset aren't phased--don't about the 7500/8000?


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