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Old 10-04-2007, 08:51 AM   #11
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Okay I will try that.

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Old 10-04-2007, 08:56 AM   #12
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Let us know if it works. Good information for the rest of our generator equipped folks.

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Old 10-04-2007, 05:13 PM   #13
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Ordinarily a 12 point socket will work on square heads, you have to experiment with socket size though.
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Old 10-05-2007, 09:08 AM   #14
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I'm a litle confused about weather this plug has an "innie" or and "outtie" wrench attachment. I'm sure that they put these plugs in the muffler before they installed the muffler to the genset. I would remove the muffler so you can get better access to these plugs. Once you have them removed I would take the plugs to the local hardware store and suitable replacements that have a hex so that an allen wrench can be used to remove them the next time you have to preform the maintenance.

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Old 10-05-2007, 09:48 AM   #15
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I wish I could remove the muffler, but I am not mechanical incline.
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Old 10-09-2007, 02:30 PM   #16
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Okay, I went to Sears and asked for a crow claws tool without too much success. After 1/2 hour looking for the tool I found it. After seeing the tool I thought there is no way I can use it to remove this square bolts. Then I had an idea to buy one of this sockets that fits all. And with a lot of elbow grease, I finally got this two square bolts out. The maintenance book for the Onan generator states to remove the bolts every 50 hours, right.. the previous owner never did. By the way that is a very handy tool to have in the tool set. Thank you everyone for your suggestions.

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