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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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My generator runs perfect but sometimes after several hours of running it starts boggi

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Hi, my generator runs perfect but sometimes after several hours of running it starts bogging and then shuts down and will not restart. sometimes it will start several hours later but sometimes it will not start again until the next day. What do you think may be causing this? Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
The most likely cause of this is a fuel pump that is going bad.A secondary issue would be a weak ignition system, but it is not nearly as likely as a fuel pump..