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We have an onan genetator on our horse trailer. It is turning over and firing, but will not stay cranked. I habe one single.prime and start button insidemthenliving quarters. I think I may have flooded the carborator. I did not realize the light on the switch meant prime. We had no instruction. The engine had been running fine after purchase. But now having issues staying cranked.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the fuel supply? And are all the spark plugs working?

Fuel is full and spark plugs have been checked. All is good

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your RV?

2002 featherlite

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

We cleaned spark plug. I topped off with gas. It was working fine. I had issues with battery and 12v lights which also is cranking battery for generator. I bought a new battery, deep cell to run lights and crank gen. It is turningove

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Turning over, firing, but wont stay cranked.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: Hank F., RV tech - emphasis on gensets replied 6 months ago
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RV Mechanic: Hank F., RV tech - emphasis on gensets replied 6 months ago

Did you get the model number yet?

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