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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 small lp onan generator in my rv. oil if getting

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I have a small lp onan generator in my rv. oil if getting into my breather, I am being told it is the reed valves,apparently there was a part the went in the line but has been disconnected. Can you help?
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Onan 3.6KYFA26120L 2007
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: we rebuilt the unit about a year age, it did not have this problem prior to rebuilding. The oil scooper broke off from the crank.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
what is the valve setting?
Expert:  Hank F. replied 3 months ago.
Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.
Both valves on this engine should be set at .002".
The reed valve you are talking about is located under the valve cover. There is no disconnecting it. You may have just left it out?