Question about Watts Onan Portable Generator - 4000 , Model# 5500
I have fresh gas and oil and followed the exact instructions in
startinf the unit and will not start,I bought my unit 2 and half years
ago and it was used only once for a fews days due to hurricane.any ideas?
All generators need to be run once a month. All things from the tank to the and including the carb will get gummed up with dried out fuel. I have a whole house generator and a 5500 watt gen set on my motor home. I keep fresh fuel in the stand alone house generator in California in case of a bad earthquake. I drain the gas after every run and keep all vehicles full of fuel just in case. Run gen sets at least once a month or pay pay pay!!
Posted on Jun 13, 2009
If it was sitting with old gas in carb you may need to clean hte bowl and jet. probably gummed up.
Posted on Apr 17, 2009
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