Honda EU3000is generator won't start


Old 09-14-14, 04:03 AM
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Honda EU3000is generator won't start

I have a Honda EU3000is generator that I tore down to clean the gas tank, and I put it back together, but it won't start, all I hear is clicking when I turn the key. The battery was fine (started just a few days before)
Looking for a (free) service manual or wiring diagram. Thanks.
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Old 09-14-14, 05:32 AM
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Put a voltmeter on the battery. What is that number? Should be at least 12V DC. If it's under that the battery needs to be charged. Does the unit start with the recoil starter?
Old 09-14-14, 07:27 AM
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I might add that it must be 12 volts with a load on it.
A bad battery can show adequate voltage at rest but not under load.
Old 09-14-14, 04:43 PM
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Well put Greg! You need the amps for sure

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