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Generac generator turns over but will not start, They look…

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Generac generator turns over...

Generac generator turns over but will not start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

They look pretty clean. Cranks strong, just won't start

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

2000 National Dolphin

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

Yes and nothing yet

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

Could it be something simple like a plug or filter issue?

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: RV
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RV Mechanic: peterpete190, Auto Technician replied 11 months ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Inspect the spark plug(s) and see if any are worn out or wet with fuel.If any issues are found with the plug then it will need replaced.If it is o.k. then I would have the fuel system tested to see if this issue is due to a lack of fuel to the engine.This can be a restricted fuel filter or like most models the fuel pump that feeds fuel to the generator can be faulty.This will need to be checked into/tested further to locate and repair this issue here.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service,your 5 star rating is appreciated ( should be a link to click on here or above).You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete

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