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Onan Production Orders and Wiring Drawings Available


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Old 03-09-2009, 02:54:09 PM
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Jim

I'd appreciate any info on the following Onan engine:

model 6CCK331E1887F
SN 110C647406

Thanks Ron
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Sir,

I have an old U.S. Army 3 phase Generator Set… D.W. Onan model: 3ABG-4E, skid mounted, housed, 4 Cylinder, gasoline powered and liquid cooled with a Fairbanks-Morse XE4B16F magneto. It still runs and generates electricity; but it is very ugly. I would like to restore this GenSet to it's original beauty. The army disposed of this generator set in 1997 at a DRMO auction.

I need maintenance and operation manuals & more info

Is that a continental 4 cylinder engine? (according to Fairbanks-Morse Magneto information found on the internet, the XE4B16F fits a Continental 4 cylinder engine… please confirm.)

Are parts available?

When was it manufactured?

How much did it cost new?

What size battery does it take? (It looks like a 6 Volt golf cart battery might work… Please confirm)

Any Information would be greatly appreciated. Google search has not been productive.


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It might help if you put up a serial number off the generator. Onans have a manufacturing date coded in the serial number which is described in the Onan FAQ at the top of this page.

Also pictures of the set would be helpful (usually). Engine side views, generator end, control panel etc.

Maybe Billy has something on it.
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Ike looking at your DYD production order there was an issue with the heater. Can someone decipher this and tell us what part number heater he has? I will send you the files and drawings listed later when I have time.
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The 3ABG used the Continental N56 engine. As did all ABG units.
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The most common was a 120 volt heater. Which the production order shows.
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Was sold to a company in Colorado
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Jim ole buddie ole pal. I would pay for copies of the disc.
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Jim/Ike,

The standard Kim 2500W/115V heater was substituted with a 179-2222-01. I tried looking it up, but the page I wanted wasn't "available" right now. The 2222 number is not in the DYD parts manual at all. Guess I'm no help with the voltage right now--I will look at your old posts/pictures Ike and see if it looks familiar. If you could, take the end cover of the heater off, isolate the heating element and take an ohms reading with a good meter. We can probably make a somewhat educated guess from there.

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