Welcome to the DoItYourself Forums!

To post questions, help other DIYers and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our DIY community. It's free!

Honda EB5000 Generator


heatmark's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3

12-14-08, 10:58 AM   #1  
Honda EB5000 Generator

When I run my generator for an extended period of time oil start seeping from a vent hole located a few inches above oil filler port. I am not sure if this is weather related it seems to starts when the temp goes below 20 degrees. I would like to know where I can download a service/maintenance manual. I have the operators manual

 
Sponsored Links
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator

Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 16,567
GA

12-14-08, 10:20 PM   #2  
Is it a hole in the block? What model honda engine is on that?


"Who is John Galt?" - Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged)

God bless!

 
heatmark's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3

12-21-08, 04:18 PM   #3  
Honda EB5000 Generator

Engine Model Number GX340 K1
There is a small hole in engine block near the top that the oil comes from.

 
Speedwrench's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,698
OK

12-21-08, 07:46 PM   #4  
sounds like the engine drain back holes are partially plugged and not allowing oil to properly drain back to the oil pan. is this a pressure lube engine or a dip and splash system. also what weight oil are you running in the engine?

if we're not supposed to eat animals why are they made out of meat?

 
heatmark's Avatar
Member

Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3

12-21-08, 08:41 PM   #5  
Honda EB5000 Generator

Running 10W30 and it is a OHC engine I believe.

 
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator

Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 16,567
GA

12-22-08, 12:12 AM   #6  
If it's a hole in the aluminum casting of the block...just a small drilled hole, I'm pretty sure that is not supposed to be there. I don't know how or why unless someone drilled it for who knows what. Is the hole threaded?


"Who is John Galt?" - Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged)

God bless!

 
Search this Thread