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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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I have a onan 6.5 genset MCCK marine generator mid 80's that

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I have a onan 6.5 genset MCCK marine generator mid 80's that will run only when the starter switch is on, then it stalls ? Help
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: see above
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I have good spark, checked all the safety switches, heat & oil pressure all seem to be ok, fuel pump & carburetor are new .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

The most common cause of this is that the genset is no longer producing any electricity.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Your answer doesn't say much -- what can I do to get the generator running again ??
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

I'm going to opt out of this one. Perhaps another expert may be able to help you.