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Looking for starter motor for MEP003A 10KW diesel generator.

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Looking for starter motor...

Looking for starter motor for MEP003A 10KW diesel generator. Was working fine after Hurricane Maria hit my home is St Croix. Battery lead sparked/fire and think I blew out the starter. thanks

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

Made by Libby Welding - military unit. Model # MEP003A, Onan 1990's?

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

I have a monthly maintenance contract with local certified guy, but being in St Croix after the Hurricane trying to source parts

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

You have model #...can you source parts, specifically the starter motor?

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Good afternoon, hope you are doing great! My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to assist you! Give me just a minute here to find the info you need!!

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Technician: MyMastrMechanic,
 replied 10 months ago

Ok there are not too many of these floating around the market anymore it seems, but I was able to find one seller on eBay who has a handful of them and pretty decently priced as well!!

https://www.ebay.com/i/311631408633?chn=ps&dispItem=1

Does that help?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Hi Gabriel! I am meeting with a diesel mechanic tomorrow to take off starter and check part number. I am praying this will work. Can I get back to you tomorrow. Sincere thanks -John
Technician: MyMastrMechanic,
 replied 10 months ago

Yes John sounds good!! Let me know what ya find out!!

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