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My onan 5500 runs 15-20min then shuts down nogas have to

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my onan 5500 runs 15-20min then shuts down nogas have to prime carb to start again same thing .Just put control board in it from yall plugs . ureckon fuel pump and filter
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: full where is shut off valve
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I hope
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 6 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

OK, your fuel pump is shutting off

what codes are you getting , ??

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Wayne replied 6 months ago.

Thank you for that

No blinking lights ??

do you know how to get codes ??

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
watch switch
Expert:  Wayne replied 6 months ago.

Hi Press and hold the start button and the light

will start blinking , then pause and bling again

count the blinks, may be 3 then 4 that is code 34

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
light does not blink just reprime and starts back up
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
it turns over does not blink
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
started up again no codes waiting to see if it shuts off again in little but it never gives code like it did when board went bad
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
the primer pump takes a few minutes after it shuts down to start pumping and the long arm under the carburetor starts going up and down then shut off . yep it did again and pump not working again no gas in carb will check pump again now let u know in a min
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
prime again now after a min
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am not getting an answer so is that done
Expert:  Hank F. replied 6 months ago.

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

What is the full model number of the genset?