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Frank, I have an Onan 4000 in my RV that wont keep running.

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Hello Frank,
I have an Onan 4000 in my RV that wont keep running. I use starting fluid and it starts and runs but once the fluid stops it stops. I have checked to insure gas is in the bowl but still wont keep running. Is there something I'm missing like a fuel shutoff on the Carb itself? Just bought the RV so I don't know?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 2 years ago.
My name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.
If the unit will not keep running unless you are spraying carb cleaner in to it, and there is fuel in the bowl, then your carb is bad and will need to be cleaned or replaced.