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Generator on propane problem, generac 22kw, yes, the

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Generator on propane problem ...

Generator on propane problem

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

Generac 22kw

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The generator ran out of propane now it will not start

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 11 months ago

You running off forklift type tank? Check your tank connection, it may not be making up. If you loosen line at the regulator does fuel leak out? Use spray bottle to check.

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Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 11 months ago
Hank F.
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

What are the brand, model and serial number of the genset?

How long is the run from the fuel tank to the genset?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
generac 22kw
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
propane
Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 11 months ago

I need the information I asked for to be able to help you.

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