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RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

That fuel solenoid will stick closed not allowing fuel to enter the main jet. The reason it runs briefly is because the automatic choke is on enrichening the fuel air mixture, compensating for the lack of fuel going thru the main jet. Any water in the float bowl sits on the bottom and in that solenoid causing corrosion in a short time. I just fixed an Onan with the same issue. When I disassembled the carb and manually moved the solenoid plunger it moved without restriction. If I bypass the solenoid will the engine start as long as I use the jumper? No, the only way to "bypass" it would be to take plunger out of it. The spring keeps it closed until power is applied to it. If you apply 12VDC to it on the bench you should be able to test it. Did you make sure the holes in the brass piece were free and clear? Yes I did. Used carb cleaner as well as air hose to clean. Can see thru all the holes and the air passes thru all of them. On one utube video, it talks about another "Brass" fitting with holes that is up in carb. The more I think about this is this piece which the solenoid pushes up and down?
Kennyg 01/19/21 12:28pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

That fuel solenoid will stick closed not allowing fuel to enter the main jet. The reason it runs briefly is because the automatic choke is on enrichening the fuel air mixture, compensating for the lack of fuel going thru the main jet. Any water in the float bowl sits on the bottom and in that solenoid causing corrosion in a short time. I just fixed an Onan with the same issue. When I disassembled the carb and manually moved the solenoid plunger it moved without restriction. If I bypass the solenoid will the engine start as long as I use the jumper?
Kennyg 01/19/21 08:38am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Does the generator keep running if you hold down the start switch? If it does, that indicates that it's not putting out enough voltage to the control board to lock in the run cycle. It could be a faulty voltage regulator ($$$), or it could be dirty slip rings. Holding the start button down for a minute or two may clean the rings enough to keep it running. Worth a try anyway... No. will run ,but as soon as I release button, the engine stops.
Kennyg 01/17/21 08:49am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Does your float bowl have a drain on the bottom? YES - Have drained it number of times and very little comes out. Finally, I have pulled gas line and hit start button and definate volume of gas is being seny to input of bowl . Can someone explain the purpose of the solenoid on carb?
Kennyg 01/17/21 08:42am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Well, thanks for all of the advise. Will try all of the suggestions in next few days. Need to watch the packers first!!
Kennyg 01/16/21 10:08am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Well, I dissembled the carb, cleaned it with carb cleaner and reassembled. Now, it runs for short time, very ragged and then quits, But, now the exhaust is BLUE whereas before the clean out it was almost clear. So, I need some suggestions. Do I really need to replace the entire carb/ Last question, what is the purpose of the solenoid and its purpose? Thanks for all your advise to date!
Kennyg 01/15/21 10:33am Class C Motorhomes
RE: e450 cruise control problems

2006 is PCM controlled, and simply uses the electric throttle body for speed control. You likely have some stiction in the throttle body, which should trigger the check engine light. It would definitely be useful to pull the codes, in case it’s just a dirty MAF. Although it’s all part of the same assembly. They are not a lifetime item. It’s very common to need to new electronic throttle body after around the 10-year mark. Thank you for all the info. will check with ford tech when I return to green bay.
Kennyg 12/09/20 08:36am Class C Motorhomes
RE: e450 cruise control problems

There is no Cruise Control Module on the E-series. It's either vacuum-controlled (pre-2005) or PCM controller (2005+, when the TorqueShift came out). A loss of cruise control combined with a check engine light on a vacuum-servo system would make me suspect a large vacuum leak. It could be the servo itself, but could also be a stuck evap solenoid, or possible even the vacuum hose coming off the intake manifold. Are you able to get air to blow out the dash-vents? Yes. Am able to get air thru the dash vents. My unit is a 2006 with a 6.8 liter engine. This problem has occurred at least 3 times over past 4yrs. Could this indicate a servo or stuck evap solenoid? After each occurrence, I've shut motor off. Then started use again with no problem for almost a year or more.
Kennyg 12/08/20 08:57am Class C Motorhomes
e450 cruise control problems

Driving thru El paso with control on and 60 mph. Engine light goes on , lose power and everything shuts down. Pull over, wait few minutes, restart engine and go on my way WITHOUT cruse control. This is 3rd time in 4 yrs this happened. google problem and results indicate that a cruise control module may be the problem. Anyone else experience the problem? In past I just wait few miles and then again use control with no problem. Suggestions would be appreciated. Last time this happened, talked with ford truck service in my area and they never heard of this situation.
Kennyg 12/07/20 08:19am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Time to clean the carb..... Carb is only 2yrs old. Do you mean removing and cleaning??
Kennyg 11/19/20 08:19pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Do you have MORE than a 1/4 tank of gas? Yes
Kennyg 11/19/20 08:18pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Louisiana State Parks

Do believe Grand Isle is closed. google Grand Isle; they will have all info. I follow park on face book and last I saw, they are closed.
Kennyg 11/19/20 07:52pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
Help! Onan 4K generator refuses to start and stay on

Pulled RV out of 6 month storage. Attempted to start generator. Will start, but quit after about 6 seconds. Repeated attempts with no success. When it does start, it runs only briefly. It seems to me that it is not getting a constant flow of gas. Should I empty the "float bowl" to get clean gas ( no I didn't drain the bowl before placing unit into storage) and then attempt to start again. The fault light indicates a fault 36. This fault seems to imply I should either clean or replace the spark plug. Any and all advise will be greatly appreciated
Kennyg 11/19/20 07:47pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Tadi Bros wireless backup camera has intermittent problem

Call Tadbrothers , they help desk is good . will even do call backs.
Kennyg 05/19/20 04:19pm Travel Trailers
RE: Lordburg NM to Happy Jack AZ

Drive that route from Globe to Lordburg, NM every year. nice two lane with little traffic. Going south is all downhill. Going north is slight uphill, but entirely doable.
Kennyg 04/27/20 04:53pm Roads and Routes
RE: Fantastic just quiet!

Well, I solved my problem as follows: cleaned battery terminals Pulled converter 115v and reapplied replaced adjacent 12vdc light fixture Now everything works; its magic
Kennyg 04/06/20 11:41am Tech Issues
Fantastic just quiet!

one day it was working the next day it was not. Checked fuse and its OK. Then went to switch which is controlled by cover; it seems alright. Fan is approx. 16 yrs old. Need suggestions. Thanks in advance for your input.
Kennyg 03/26/20 12:10pm Tech Issues
RE: Senior Citizens Speak Up

Believe the state of TX has BLM land available. Would assume you could move your RV to those sites. Plus most if not all states and federal parks limit stays to two weeks. So, when your two weeks are up where do you plan to go? The ballot box comment makes no sense. Stop thinking of only yourself but rather the good of the rv population as a whole. Good grief, if you can afford an RV, you can afford a private RV park rate.
Kennyg 03/19/20 04:07pm General RVing Issues
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