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My mdkad onan generator starts but shuts down after a few seconds.

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my mdkad onan generator starts but shuts down after a few seconds. The emergency DC breaker seems faulty. Will start in off or on position then shuts down. is the switch faulty?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i have checked all filters and fluids. It's starts then clicks and stops without popping a breaker.
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.
No, the DC breaker really has nothing to do with whether the engine will run or not. It can be in either position when starting the engine.It sounds like you have a fuel problem, the engine isn't getting enough fuel to continue to run.