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Old 07-02-2015, 05:22 PM   #1
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Loud generator

We have a sunseeker 2690. The onan micro quiet generator is very loud. Does anyone have a trick the will dampen the noise? Is there anything that can be mounted on the inside of the generator compartment door to reduce the noise?
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Old 07-03-2015, 04:46 PM   #2
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Onan "micro quiet" generator loud?? I have a 2860, ordering the Onan in place of the Generac was my biggest mistake. I don't feel it's that quiet, plus I've had a few issues with it. My previous RV had a Generac, no problems with it. Sorry I'm not helping with your question, but it gave me a chance to vent - lol...
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Old 07-04-2015, 11:27 AM   #3
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Onan "micro quiet" generator loud?? I have a 2860, ordering the Onan in place of the Generac was my biggest mistake. I don't feel it's that quiet, plus I've had a few issues with it. My previous RV had a Generac, no problems with it. Sorry I'm not helping with your question, but it gave me a chance to vent - lol...
Is there a choice of generators in the Sunseeker? If there is, I guess I need to do some research and check reviews before we order our 3050S
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Old 07-04-2015, 11:52 AM   #4
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When I ordered my 2860DS in 2012, I had the choice of the standard Generac, or "upgrade" to the Onan. I took the Onan. I thought I heard now though that the Onan is the standard generator offered.
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Old 07-04-2015, 11:57 AM   #5
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My generac is a workhorse, is always there for us and not very noisy.
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Old 07-04-2015, 12:37 PM   #6
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Noise level of a generator is subjective. Everyone has a different tolerance for noise.

I have an Onan and I wouldn't call it quiet. Our Honda 3000 is quiet. The Onan is in between the Honda and a regular 3000-4000 generator... Champion etc.
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Old 07-04-2015, 11:22 PM   #7
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I stayed with the Generac since the Onan cost more and the number of issues noted here with them. Also my brother had two Onans in 2 RVs and had problems with both. My family has several Generac house emergency generators all have performed flawlessly for years. I don't think Generacs are available on Sunseekers or any other RV since I believe Generac no longer makes RV units.
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I stayed with the Generac since the Onan cost more and the number of issues noted here with them. Also my brother had two Onans in 2 RVs and had problems with both. My family has several Generac house emergency generators all have performed flawlessly for years. I don't think Generacs are available on Sunseekers or any other RV since I believe Generac no longer makes RV units.
I have a Generac on my Sunseeker 2009 2860ds and it works just fine. Had Onans in the past that also worked good.
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Loud, depends which end you are on. If you park between 2 reefers at the flying J', whisper quite.
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I thought my Onan was loud. I parked in a rest area (generator running) with a few 18 wheelers with their generators running. coming back from the building I listened carefully as I approached. My generator was no louder than theirs.
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