Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-21-2015, 12:19 PM   #31
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 44
We had a similar problem with our generator (Generac) this year. Never had a problem in past three years. It turned out there was a temperature switch on the generator and if the temperature got to high it would shut itself off. Going down the road with the temps in the 100's and the heat from road, tires, etc. it would shut itself off. It seemed to work fine sitting still even in the warmer temps. It was the added heat from the road that caused the issue. Temperatures dropped and she starting working just fine again in all situations.
__________________

__________________
RVCrazy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2015, 01:51 PM   #32
Senior Member
 
oldgold's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2015
Posts: 291
I just got our 4000 back from the Cummins/Onan shop south of Atlanta. I had same error code 36 and my fuel pump was bad.

Also, to the guys saying to use synthetic, the Onan rep at the shop told me NOT to use synthetic. He said the particles were smaller and it had a greater chance of losing oil. He said the best oil was regular 15w40 or the straight up 30 weight.

If you look on Onan website they have a ton of service centers. You can call them and order anything you might need
__________________

__________________
2015 XLR Nitro 30FQSL
2015 F250 King Ranch
oldgold is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-23-2015, 11:34 AM   #33
Senior Member
 
gmann55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 265
If you go to the Onan web sites, they say you can use synthetic oil after break in period but keep your regular oil change intervals. I find the engine runs a lot cooler!
__________________

__________________
gmann55 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
500, generator

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 PM.