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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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The stop solenoid on my onan marine genset energizes and

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the stop solenoid on my onan marine genset energizes and pushes the throttle forward when I press the start switch but does not stay energized and instantly retracts when I release the switch causing the genset to stall. any idea what the issue may be?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: 13 gallons full to the top
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I can keep the engine running by manually keeping the throttle in the run position.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: in stint tells me the stop solenoid id getting current when I press the start switch but loses current the second I release the switch.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The fule is clean, The valve is open (gen set runs if I manually hold throttle in run position.
I will do the work if I think its something I can tackle
Expert:  Hank F. replied 10 months ago.

What is the model number of the genset?