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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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Just bought a camp with a 2500 Onan 1999. fueled by propane,

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Just bought a camp with a 2500 Onan 1999. fueled by propane
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 1999 Onan 2500 on propane. Generator starts with starter on unit and with remote but when I stop pushing button it dies?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes full tanks tried with one tank and with both tanks turned on
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If it is something simple. My son is an electrician
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Just put in new batteries. Evidently was running for previous owner, but have been sitting for over a year
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  tsmodie replied 1 month ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** can be caused by a few things, the most common is low oil , have you checked the oil level yet?