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Honda 30is generator

I just had my honda 30is generator serviced and it is running a little rough when the eco trottle is on (or in the eco position). It sounds like it is starving for fuel. Is their any adjustments on the carby or anywhere else that may help or do you have any other suggestions? It was running fine before I got the service done. If I run it in the off position so it gets full power it runs better but you can still hesr it missing.

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Dear sir i have one honda 30is it not working when i on the key that showing E-03 what is the problem let me now

Posted on Jul 04, 2013

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SOURCE: Battery in a honda 3000is

The battery is behind one of the end plastic casing pieces. You have to remove the center plastic panel, then remove the bolts holding the handle in place, and then remove the small, lower metal panel. I don't remember if it is on the side where the exhaust opening is or not, I believe it is on that same side.

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SOURCE: honda 5.5 generator gas is filling oil compartment when not in us

turn the fuel off when not in use,it is going through the carb.to the oil.

Posted on May 31, 2009

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SOURCE: my 13hp honda generator won't run.I have cleaned

You cleaned the fuel bowl? Was there any dirt, etc, in it? How does the fuel line look? How about the bottom of the fuel tank? How old is the fuel?

From your description, it 'sounds' like a fuel system problem. If it's a Honda EU3000is, it has Electronic Ignition, and electronic ignition usually just goes out all the way, not slowly.

The fuel line is small, and easily obstructed. Does fuel flow when the fuel line is removed from the carburetor? After the generator starts, runs, then dies, remove the float bowl. How much gas is present?

Observe the float. See if it's in good repair.
Check the float needle. See if the rubber (Neoprene) tip is squished, or is still in good shape.
Could be that when gas fills the float bowl, the float raises, then gets stuck in the up position, cutting off the gas flow.

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a honda em3500 watt generator that runs

it could be the connectors need to be changed, when you open the front of the gen you will see a shaft with wires attached to it in both sides a small charcoal like peaces attached with a small wires each these connectors see if the are touching the shaft or not and how long they are if they not or too short that mean you need to replace them and you can get them from any please by looking at the manual and get the number for them and do search on the net or local store...However did you first reset all your brakes? let me know if that work and please remember to rate my service so I am able to continue provide quality service and improve on it with your help. God bless

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Honda generator ei3000. Will run only a few mins

Tank filter not blocked? (Take tap off tank) Enough oil in motor? Try overfilling it slightly

Posted on Oct 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Eco throttle switch seems to run on the same idle

bad solonoid it is mounted to the carb.

Posted on Dec 10, 2009

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