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20kw gen. on a houseboat.after running a short while, it

Customer Question

20kw gen. on a houseboat.after running a short while, it smothers down and stops. has a new impellar. checked out by a mechanic. can"t seem to find the problem.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 5 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Do you know the year and the model number of the generator?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
2007
YEAR MODEL. It will be the weekend before I can get to the lake and get the model number.
Expert:  Charles replied 5 months ago.

thats fine. There are no time limits here.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
2007 20kw generator..SBEG - 60HZ MODEL
Expert:  Charles replied 5 months ago.

thanks, ***** ***** genset inside an enclosed box, or just out in the engine bay?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
REAR HATCH, SETTING BETWEEN 2 305V8 CHEVY ENGINES.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
IT WILL NOT START NOW. TURNS OVER BUT WILL NOT START. LIKE NOT GETTING FUEL.
Expert:  Charles replied 5 months ago.

Check the fuel filter to make sure that you are getting fuel to it. then Purge the fuel rail to ensure that the engine is not air bound.

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