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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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I have an onan generator on living quaters horse trailer.

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I have an onan generator on living quaters horse trailer. Less than 50 hours on the new generator. Model 4KYFA-6747P. S/N F160969071. When it cranks if it surges it will run two or three minutes then die. If it runs smoothly it will run for two or three hours then die. What do I need to replace?
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Less than six month old. I just replaced it.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would like to.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I have taught small engines on the high school level for the last 38 years. this one has me stumped
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 4 months ago.
Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.
You are looking at either a carburetor or a fuel pump. Most likely a fuel pump.
But your unit is still under warranty. Your best course if action is to take it to an authorized Onan service center. If you change the pump yourself, you will be voiding your warranty b
Expert:  Hank F. replied 4 months ago.

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