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My Gardian Generac 20 kva lpg generator will not start

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My Gardian Generac 20 kva lpg generator will not start unless I spray some starting fluid thru the carburetor opening or close the same with my hand. Afterwards it will run all day...
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Industrial Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to help. What is the full model and serial number of your generator?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
model no. 6244, serial no.(###) ###-#### engine model no. 0J9323, engine serial no. E8974590 13309, engine family: DGNXB.9992SL, engine displacement: 999cc
Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

The engine starts hard

1. Air cleaner plugged 1. Check, replace air cleaner. and runs rough. or damaged. 2. Defective spark plug(s). 2. Clean, re-gap or replace plug(s). 3. Fuel regulator not set. 3. Set Fuel Regulator. 4. Fuel pressure incorrect. 4. Confirm fuel pressure to regulator is 10-12” water column (0.36-0.43 psi) for LP, and 5-7” water column (0.18-0.25 psi) for natural gas. 5. Fuel selector in wrong position. 5. Move selector to correct position. 6. Choke remains closed. 6. Verify choke plate moves freely

Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

The engine cranks but will not start

1. Out of fuel. 1. Replenish fuel/Turn on fuel valve.. 2. Defective fuel solenoid (FS). 2. * 3. Open #14 wire from 3. * engine control board. 4. Defective spark plug(s). 4. Clean, re-gap or replace plug(s). 5. Valve lash out of adjustment. 5. Reset valve lash. 6. Choke not operating. 6. Verify choke plate moves freely

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