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Onan Emerald Advantage 5500. Starter chatters? Ran...
Onan Emerald Advantage 5500.
Starter chatters?
Ran fine last time I ran it.
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 month ago
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 month ago

Starter chatters when start is selected? Low voltage to the starter solenoid. Either the battery for start is bad, or the cables are dirty and there is not enough voltage going to the starter solenoid.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
After asking you I did some more trouble shooting. I connected a battery directly to the generator and it started fine I'm pretty sure I have a bad ground
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 month ago

Can be a bad ground, but something was not letting the needed voltage to the solenoid. Thanks,

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 1 month ago

I see the question is still open.??

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