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Onan 50DGCA Fuel Solenoid


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Old 12-27-2017, 09:52:41 PM
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Hey folks, Hello and thanks for having me. I'm a care-taker of a remote fishing lodge on the west coast of Canada. In other words, I inherit all the problems the maintenance guy can't fix during the regular season.

So normally I don't have anything to do with this Onan, we run the smaller Deutz during our season (Sept to May). But this year, the Deutz is acting up so I figured I should make sure the Onan is running and found out that it isn't.


I determined right away that it was not getting any fuel to the injectors and spoke to my boss. He says they had it jury-rigged and that it should still work but it doesn't and I'm tired of trying to figure out how to restore the jury rig and figure I might as well just fix it right... if I can. So here I am.

So this solenoid has only two wires and they're both red. They connect to two white wires that go to a little blue panel that kind of looks like a charge controller.

All the other wires on this machine are white.

Before I ramble on too long, here are some pictures, including the model and serial numbers. Probably best if you all ask, me some questions.





Thanks,

Ron

Oh oh, don't know what happened to the pics?

https://photos.app.do not use shorte...fRb3VQPPR1WY72
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Default Re: Onan 50DGCA Fuel Solenoid

Try sending the pictures to me. Sounds like you are talking about the Gov.

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Thanks, pics on the way
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So does anybody have any advice on how to deal with this or maybe a copy of a manual?

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Will need COMPLETE model and serial number of the unit since there is no picture yet.
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Right, sorry. The model is 50DGCA and serial# is E940543360.

I can't figure out how to get the pictures to post.

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Well this has turned out to be a waste of time.

Cheers and happy new year to y'all
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Manuals here: Look thru manuals that start with 934-xxxx
I do not see a DGCA model, are you sure it might not be DGAC???

http://www.twinslan.net/~n0nas/manuals/onan/


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Well this has turned out to be a waste of time.

Cheers and happy new year to y'all
And also an example of the futility of trying to diagnose a piece of equipment from a remote location with almost no information about the condition of same.

It is frustrating to all involved. Good luck sir.
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Manuals here: Look thru manuals that start with 934-xxxx
I do not see a DGCA model, are you sure it might not be DGAC???
Thanks Darts, no it's quite clearly marked 50DGCA. I haven't been able to find any reference anywhere to it though. I've asked my boss to get me a manual. Maybe he can buy one online and email it to me.
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