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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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When I try to start my 4KW RV generator it "buzzes few

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When I try to start my 4KW RV generator it "buzzes for a few seconds and trips a circuit breaker disabling my 12 V system for awhile. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.

The engine may have fuel on top of piston, locking the engine, and the starter can't turn it. Overloading the circuit, throwing the breaker. Remove spark plug/plugs and see if it will spin over. Spin it over, purge the cylinders and then re-install the spark plugs.