1. OIL FILTER REMOVAL
On the LP genny, the oil filter is recessed and it is very difficult to remove. Go to WalMart and get a cup-style oil filter wrench that fits a Mercedes/Audi, and it will fit the filter exactly. As an alternative when replacing the oil filter, you can get a filter with a fitting that will fit a half-inch socket.
2. DIESEL GENERATOR CONDENSATE PROBLEM
Several owners report a possible problem with condensate from the air conditioner hose dripping first on a wire bundle and then directly on the electronic controls for the genny. The fix is to fashion a cover -either metal or plastic baggy - to protect the genny controls from the dripping water.
3. HUMID CONDITION
Onan reports that the life of their generators will be drastically shortened if the field windings are subjected to high-humidity conditions, particularly around ocean spray. Accordingly, it may be a good idea to run the generator sufficiently to get it warmed up and evaporate any moisture particularly when parked near the ocean or in any condition that subjects the genny to condensing humidity.
4.GENERATOR RUNNING PROBLEM
If your generator won't start or fails to run after a period of time, here are some tips:
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