I have an gasoline powered Onan Emerald III Genset in a 1989 Pace Arrow Motorhome. Model No. 6.5NHEFA26100D - Ser No. F880128553 - Options 8223 7497. Using both the remote start button in the cab and the start button on the unit gets the generator to fire and start up good, but when I release the start buttons... the unit shuts off in about 30 seconds.
Oil is level is good, and the RV has a half tank of gas in it. Tried starting it numerous times with same result.
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Got your reply... will get some carb cleaner and try this tomorrow and let you know what happens. Just to be sure, I filled the gas tank in the vehicle to 3/4 level to eliminate that concern.
Not a problem..
That didn't work... So, I took the gas line off the electronic fuel pump and cranked the generator over and it pumped gas. So, the. I put a new in line fuel filter on... Same status - starts when button is pressed then dies when I release it. I figured I was this far along, so I pulled off the carb to clean the gum and varnish out of it. I need a new gasket and fuel line to put it all back together now. Will get on Monday and see what happens then.Tom
OK, sounds good..
Ok, none of this worked... turned out it was electrical. Regulator was fried and the bushings that the brushes contact was black instead of copper... cleaned bushings replaced regulator and it runs fine... only a $675 fix by the time we put all the carb stuff back together... not the best direction path on this one Hank! Oh, yeah + $18
Well, you never did come back to let me know that it still was not working - you did not give me a chance to finish up.If you will scroll back up, I said it 'sounds' like a fuel deprivation issue - I did not say it was for sure.Typically, when it is an electrical issue, the set will not run for even the 30 seconds - it usually shuts down as soon as you release the start switch.But, again, you did not give me the chance to go that far - you simply started doing things on your own.And for the record, I made nothing on this question, as I never posted an answer,..
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That is fair enough..
Oop's... They did charge my Credit card...1st a dollar and then the $18Gee whiz lesson learned... Last time I'll try on-line assistance!Tom
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