Question about Honda 3000 Watt Portable Generator

1 Answer

I have a 3000is not starting. Has gas spark oil.

I have a 3000is not starting. Has gas, spark, oil. Gas is old but i think it should still start with old gas. battery is dead but i connected cables and jumped it.. it just keeps rolling over with no start

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 148 Answers

Use fresh gas! Dont just pour some on top of the old...Change it out.

Drain the carb bowl (Honda carbs have a drain screw slightly off-center of the bowl bottom).

The Honda EU3000is uses a vaccuum-operated fuel pump and old gas will ruin it also.

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.

If still no start, take it to an AUTHORIZED Honda Power Equipment Dealership.
Find one here.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Lawn mower instructions why wont it work


check for spark at plug if spark at plug then squirt some starting starting fluid in carb see if will start it should run long enough to burn out starting fluid if does check for water in gas if is drain tank and carb bowl put in fresh gas not and repeat not old gas you were using strat lawn mower if still dosnt start rebuild carb and add and additive called seafoam to the gas this is good stuff follow instrution on bottle

Sep 02, 2014 | Garden

1 Answer

3650 generator won't start!!


I assume that the spark plug are good and the gas line is clear. Try to adjust the gas line supply and default engine startup revolution settings try it full half and minimum back and forth it works. Other gen sets requires a mix of oil with its gas, please do it when it is required with exact proportion. Hope this helps. Goodluck.

Mar 18, 2014 | Husky 3650 Watt Generator with Subaru...

1 Answer

My craftsman 200mph/430CFM 25cc leaf blower will start and last for about 5 mins. on half choke and then die out and not start. It cant be put on run or it will die right away.eplaced spark plug. Still...


check age of gas. Cannot be more than 30 days old.
Make sure to use fresh gas w/synthetic 2-cycle oil @ 40:1 ratio (1 gal.) Gas to 3.2 oz. Oil). Do not use old or stale oil/gas mixture. Always use the proper oil/gas mix. If you do not, your engine will suffer rapid, permanent damage.May need to clean or replace carburetor.

May 12, 2012 | Craftsman Garden

1 Answer

Gas and oil mixed in 4 cycle backpack leaf blower


If it is a 4 cycle blower, you do not mix oil with the fuel....It takes straight Gas. there is an oil cap to put engine oil in crankcase, this only usually takes 2,3,4 oz. of oil. Sounds like your Spark Plug probably fouled out from having oil mixed in your gas. I would recomend changing your Spark Plug and put some Fresh GAS only in the blower, dump the old stuff out !!! You should be on your way Blowing in No Time !

Nov 27, 2011 | Troy-Bilt 32cc 4Cycle Backpack Blower

1 Answer

I have a Craftsman 2-cycle blower/vac and its only 3 years old and have changed out the spark plug and fresh mixed gas and still won't start. I need some help anyone know?


Check age of gas. Cannot be more than 30 days old. Make sure to use fresh gas w/synthetic 2-cycle oil @ 40:1 ratio (1 gal.) Gas to 3.2 oz. Oil). Do not use old or stale oil/gas mixture. Always use the proper oil/gas mix. If you do not, your engine will suffer rapid, permanent damage. May need to clean or replace carburetor.

Sep 18, 2011 | Craftsman Garden

1 Answer

Will not start


THE BLOWERVAC COULD HAVE GAS PROBLEM OR A NO SPARK TO SPARK PLUG PROBLEM. TO DETERMINE THE SPARK PROBLEM FIRST, REMOVE THE SPARK PLUG, LOOK AT THE END OF THE SPARK PLUG (ENGINE END) TO SEE IF IT IS DRY OR WET WITH GAS, THEN RE-ATTACH THE SPARK WIRE WHILE THE SPARK PLUG IS LAYING LOOSE AND PULL THE ROPE TO TURN THE ENGINE AND LOOK TO SEE IF THERE IS SPARK OCCURING AT THE SPARK PLUG. IF THERE IS SPARK PRESENT, YOU HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH SPARK. REPLACE THE PLUG AND WIRE. IF NO SPARK CHECK YOUR WIRE LEADING TO THE SPARK PLUG TO MAKE SURE IT HAS AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTION AT BOTH ENDS, SPARK PLUG END AND ENGINE END. IF LOOSE FIX THE CONNECTION THEN RE-TRY THE SPARK/ENGINE TURN OVER BY ROPE METHOD AGAIN TO SEE THEN IF YOU HAVE SPARK. IF THEN YOU DO HAVE SPARK, RE-ATTACH SPARK PLUG TO THE ENGINE AND RE-ATTACH SPARK PLUG WIRE TO THE SPARK PLUG AND TRY THEN TO START THE ENGINE.
IF THERE WAS A WET PLUG WHEN YOU FIRST REMOVED THE SPARK PLUG AND YOU NOW HAVE SPARK AT THE SPARK PLUG, YOUR ENGINE SHOULD START.
IF IT STILL WILL NOT START AFTER THE SPARK CHECK, I WOULD REPLACE THE SPARK PLUG WITH A NEW ONE.
IF THEN IT WILL NOT START, THEN REMOVE THE SPARK PLUG AGAIN AND POUR A SMALL AMOUNT OF GAS INTO THE ENGINE SPARK PLUG HOLE. A PINT PLASTIC OIL CAP FULL OF GAS IS ENOUGH, DO NOT OVER USE MORE THEN THAT.
THE RE-ATTACH YOUR SPARK PLUG AND SPARK PLUG WIRE AND TRY STARTING THE ENGINE AGAIN. IT MAY TAKE SEVERAL PULLS TO GET THE EXTRA GAS IN THE SPARK HOLE TO BE USED UP BEFORE YOU START TO HEAR IT RUN ALITTLE AND FIRE NOW AND THEN.
IT SHOULD START THEN.
IF THEN IT DOES NOT START, YU HAVE USED UP THE GAS YOU PUT INTO THE ENGINE BY THE CAP FULL METHOD AND IT IS NOT GETTING GAS BY THE GAS TANK SUPPLY.
THIS MEANS THEN YOU HAVE AN IN LINE GAS LINE FILTER THAT IS PLUGGED UP OR YOUR GAS MAY BE OLD IN THE GAS TANK. IF GAS IS NOT OLD AND FILTER IS NOT PLUGGED, THEN YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE GAS LINE LEADING TO THE ENGINE CARBURATOR TO SEE IF IT WILL FLOW FROM THE GAS TANK OUT THE GAS LINE SUPPLY HOSE. IF IT DOES FLOW FREELY, THEN YOU DO NOT HAVE A GAS SUPPLY PROBLEM,
AS LONG AS YOUR GAS IS NOT OLD GAS. OLD GAS WILL GO BAD IN TIME. I'D REPLACE THE GAS WITH NEW AND TRY AGAIN.
IF THIS DOES NOT WORK, THEN ITS CARBURATION CLEAN UP TIME.
IT WILL NEED TO BE REMOVED FROM THE ENGINE BY A FEW BOLTS, HOSE'S REMOVED AND TAKEN APART AND CLEANED. TARNISH FROM GAS AND OIL WILL BLOCK THE CARBURATOR JETS AND VACCUM PUMP FROM WORKING PROPERLY. CLEAN AND REPLACE, TRY AGAIN TO START ENGINE.
MORE GAS IN SPARK PLUG HOLE TO GET GOING MAY BE ANOTHER ATEMPT AFTER CARBURATOR CLEAN UP.

Feb 20, 2011 | Homelite Mighty Lite Blowervac

1 Answer

Chain saw has been sitting at dads old house . hasnt been run in 20 yrs. mcculloch (mac120). no oil in it or gas or spark plug. how should i go about getting it to run ?? i know put fuel in it . but size...


Don't think you mean electric..Anyhow when adding gas for the first time start after 20years, add a pint of oil to gallon of gas. If it turns over and starts, then you can lean it down later. Google for spark plug or go to manufacturers site. good luck

Sep 20, 2010 | McCulloch 16 In 4.5 Hp Electric Chainsaw...

1 Answer

I have an 28 cc McCullogh leaf blower which will


Check for spark in the new spark plug, if you have spark clean the carb fully and try again. make sure you have correct mix of gas to oil and it is not old use fresh gas oil mixture. Good luck pal.

Jan 23, 2010 | McCulloch 26cc Gas Blower Mcb3208

1 Answer

I can't get it started. It was my Uncle's who


Tips for starting gas powered garden tools.

1.) Drain old gas and replace with new gas.
2.) Make sure oil/gas mix ratio is correct 50 parts gas 1 part oil.
3.) Pull spark plug and replace with a new one or clean the old one.
4.) Pull start with full choke until engine turns over. Then take choke off.
5.) Pull to start.

It should be that easy. If it doesnt start your problems may require a repair shop.

Aug 27, 2009 | Echo Garden

1 Answer

Hi there. We have a Coleman 6250 and are expecting Hurricane Bill tomorrow. After Juan, we want to be prepared! Unfortunately, it won't start. Could it just be old gas, like my husband thinks? We haven't...


Hi again. We changed the gas and oil. Nothing. The carb looked clean. I think the most important thing we did was to remove the spark plug and put a little oil (turned over a little more), and then gas, into the chamber. It smoked and backfired - and eventually, after a half a day's efforts, roared to life!

Aug 22, 2009 | Coleman Electrical Supplies

Not finding what you are looking for?
Honda 3000 Watt  Portable Generator Logo

768 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Honda Electrical Supplies Experts

John Trevino

Level 3 Expert

1383 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

Roland W VanLue
Roland W VanLue

Level 3 Expert

486 Answers

Are you a Honda Electrical Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...