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My Onan generator in my Winnebago View will not start, I've…

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My Onan generator in...

My Onan generator in my Winnebago View will not start, I've changed the spark plug and cleaned the air filter. What's next?

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Yes, the fuel is clean, will go check and make sure the shut off valve is open. be right back

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

Yes the valve is open

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

I would like to do the work myself,

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
can you provide me with more feedback please. where else do I look?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
It has been slowly harder to start over the past month or so, now won't start at all. have done the basics as noted above. where to next?
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 10 months ago
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

do you have spark at the Plug ??

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
no I don't want a 24 phone call
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
its dark soon, so please give us some good info
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Have reset the circuit breaker on the generator, has fuel , has spark. but won't start
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
are you there??????
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I've been waiting for a hour now, can someone please help me out here????
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Can you help with this or not, it is soon dark and would like some other troubleshooting advice. thanks you. hope to hear from you?????
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 10 months ago

Morning

I go off line at 7 Pm cst

do you have any codes on the screen or blinking lights ??

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