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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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My onan generater starts second but wont stay star

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My onan generater starts for one second but wont stay started
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
And it wont even stay started when it start button is released
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
If feels like its started and then when you release the start button it just dies.or if you just hold the button down it stops after a second or two
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I checked the fuel line it's getting fuel
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I pulled battery cables cleaned them and put them back on. Remove spark plug and its good. So im frustrated. Checked the breaker too.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It was working fine two days ago. Have a new carburetor as well
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Oh and I changed the oil
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  Hank F. replied 6 months ago.
This is likely going to be either an Under voltage issue, or an Over or Under speed issue.What is the model number?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Onan 4000 micro quiet
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Hank F. replied 6 months ago.
Micro quiet is not a model number - it is a family name.

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