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Hank F.
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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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My Onan was completely gone through 2 years ago

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My Onan was completely gone through 2 years ago for upgrade but i have not started it up for over a year. Now it will not start. any suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
Hello!
My name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.
If this unit has been sitting for over a year, it is most likely that the carb has gone bad again.
These engines can not sit - they need to be exercised regularly.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So, the cure then is to take the carberator off and clean it out . Can this be done while still mounted in the motor home?
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
That depends on how the genset is mounted in your coach. Sometimes you can, sometimes you can't.
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Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
Was this what you wanted to know?
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