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I have a honda eb6500 generator. It starts briefly then chokes out and stalls. I check the oil level and a stream of gas came pouring our. How on earth does gas get into the oil reservoir?

I have a honda eb6500 generator. It starts briefly then chokes out and stalls. I checked the oil level and a stream of gas came pouring our. How on earth does gas get into the oil reservoir?

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I found some website help. I have this same problem.

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I also found out a lot about the Powermate company via a customer service email reply: This has an elusive customer service number that i have not tried yet.

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Powermate manufactured generators, pressure washers, air compressors and air powered tools. Information about those products was available from

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SOURCE: gas in the oil on my honda generator

Your needle/float is stuck, which will allow fuel to flow though the intake...past the piston..and into the crankcase. If has been awhile since you used it, most likely the gas has gummed up the insides of the carb. Otherwise, you may have had something get into the fuel bowl that is keeping the needle from closing. Best way to solve is to remove and clean the carb. Replace fuel filter if needed also.
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Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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SOURCE: generator hard to start and backfiring

Sound like you've done things in the correct order, tecumseh's are notorious for carb problems if you let as sit in them. Backfiring is timing related (flywheel key) or valve problems. I would take a closer look at the exhaust valve I don't believe it is closing all the way.

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Kipor 3000ti generator, doesn't start, i checked

Drain carb bowl it could have water in the gas

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SOURCE: 2001 yamaha raptor will not start and oil comes out of reservoir

your float valve in your carb is stuck open is your oil milky or smell like gas? if not your engine vent is clogged making your oil build up let me know if your oil is milky or smells like gas and i will walk u through fixing it

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This is occurring because the residual fuel that was left in the carburetor has evaporated and the gum residue is reducing the fuel flow through the carburetor. When the choke is applied the mixture is rich enough to support running and as the choke returns on its own to the run position the mixture leans out and the generator stalls..

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Hi and welcome to FixYa I am Kelly.

Things that must be verified.

1. Fuel selector: ON
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3. Oil Level : Full
4. Choke selector FULL ON for no more than 2 pulls initially The half choke then off
5. Spark at the Spark Plug YES? NO?
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At this point I suspect either the Oil Level is incorrect or... that the FUEL SELECTOR is OFF.

If you need more help just respond here and we can press on.

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Take the fuel supply line off the carb inlet, direct it in a container and spin the engine over. It should pump a stream that is FULL LINE DIAMETER.

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First off, Jason, what is the model number of your generator? It helps to know what product you're having trouble with so the correct information can be provided to you to help you solve your problem.

It sounds like the choke is staying on after starting. If you have an automatic choke, check for free movement of the choke spring and lever assembly (behind the carb). If it's a manual choke, remember to push it in once the engine is running smoothly (after 20 seconds).

It could be a fouled sparkplug or clogged air filter element too, but, again, without the model number it is very difficult to solve your problem.

You need to go to the Honda website and download a copy of the owner's manual for your specific generator and follow the step-by-step instructions for operating and troubleshooting your generator.

Here's the link to get your free online owners manual:

http://www.hondapowerequipment.com/products/manuals/


Hope you find this info Very Helpful and best regards!


The following helpful basic steps are from Honda:
To start your generator:
  1. Review your owner's manual to ensure familiarity with your generator's controls and operation.
  2. Move the generator outside.
  3. Check the fuel level and add more fuel if necessary.
  4. Check the oil level and add oil if necessary.
  5. Check the air filter and clean if necessary.
  6. Turn the circuit breaker off.
  7. Turn the fuel valve on.
  8. Start the generator.
  9. Allow the generator the warm up for a few moments before turning the circuit breaker on.
  10. Connect the appliances or the transfer switch if applicable.

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