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Hank F., RV tech - emphasis on gensets
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I have a generator that will run very well 30 to 60 minutes.

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I have a generator that will run very well for about 30 to 60 minutes. Then it cuts out. This just started after a week trip where itt also ran very well We have replaced filter, spark plug, replaced oil and have run several tanks of gas. The RV has a half a tank of gas. The RV is a 1990 Holiday Rambler. The gen iis a 6.5 KW 54.2 amps 60 hz 12 vt. Can you help.
Jim Bass
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

What are the brand, model and serial numbers of the genset?

While it is running, does it run good, or does it surge?

When it shuts down, does it just shut off like someone turned it off, or does it rough or backfire or anything?

Will it immediately restart, or does it have to sit for a while before it will restart?