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Generator won't start. Just cleaned. 85 southwind. We just…

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Generator won't start Mechanic's...

Generator won't start

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

Just cleaned

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

85 southwind

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

We just bought it used and cleaned the cables etc and new batteries

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

Not that I can think of

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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

What are the brand, model and serial number of the genset?

What happens when you try to start it - it does nothing at all? It cranks but won't fire? It fires a few times but won't start? It starts, but stops as soon as you release the start switch?

Please be specific.

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