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I just bought a 1999 Winnebago with an Onan 6500 genset. It only has 45 hours on it. It will run for 15 - 20 minutes with the AC on and then quits. It will restart after a few minutes and go through the same process until it quits again. Any thoughts?

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A 10 year old genset with only 45hrs on it...sound like the carb may need replace. working with these rv units for 6+ years has taught me that you cannot clean one well enough to fix it. you will need a new carb. your local onan dealer can help. when new the warrenty makes known that 1hr per month under load will keep the carb clean and problem free. evaporating gas leaves deposits and eventualy plug fuel jets. no replacement parts are recommended. i've personaly worked on rv's with 200+ hous and no issues at all. hope this helps, good luck...

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