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Old 11-04-2019, 07:17 PM   #1
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Why won't generator start?


Brand new generator. Just bought it today.

Oil is full. Gas is full. All levers are in the proper position.

Does it look like I'm not pulling hard enough? I think I am.

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Old 11-04-2019, 07:19 PM   #2
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Is there a valve to turn on the fuel?
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Is there a valve to turn on the fuel?
Like this?
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Re: Why won't generator start?


Thatís your kill switch


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Old 11-04-2019, 07:24 PM   #5
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Re: Why won't generator start?


It will be somewhere on the fuel line

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That’s your kill switch


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Is this it?
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It will be somewhere on the fuel line

https://www.google.ca/search?q=gener...w=1093&bih=502
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Does this tell you anything?
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Re: Why won't generator start?


Is there not a valve right behind there like what Nealtw posted


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All the way left is closed all the way right is open.
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Old 11-04-2019, 07:38 PM   #10
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Re: Why won't generator start?


All that lever would be doing is setting carb to choke(start) and run. Off position shuts it off.


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All the way left is closed all the way right is open.
I tried it like it's supposed to be.
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I tried it like it's supposed to be.
Do you have the manual for it?
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Is there a missing link between these 2 things?

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/f7rzuvpwgm...93742.mp4?dl=0
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Old 11-04-2019, 07:46 PM   #14
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Why won't generator start?


Iím thinking you may not have a valve if you have the 3 positions for that lever. My Champion has a fuel shutoff but only choke or run on the lever.
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I tried it like it's supposed to be.
Do you have the manual for it?
Following it exactly.
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