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Onan 3.0 DJA Help


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Old 04-12-2018, 10:26:21 AM
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Default Onan 3.0 DJA Help

I am the new owner of a great little 3.0 DJA generator. I got it to start yesterday, but the switch to shut it off would not work. In order to shut it down, I shut the fuel off.

Now the problem. I replaced the start/stop switch, but I seem to have an extra wire. Does a home have a wiring schematic for it?

I put the wire hack on the terminal I thought it goes on and it will crank fine, but not start. I tried cracking the but of each end of the hard fuel liine to bleed it, but no luck. I also noticed the wire that goes to the little nut on the intake, just above the air cleaner was smoking a little if I held the start switch down too long.

Any suggestions?
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Old 04-12-2018, 12:12:50 PM
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA help

Need the full model and serial number to get the right wiring diagram for your dja..

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Old 04-12-2018, 01:27:09 PM
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Thanks. I get it.
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA help

It says 3D-SL 1R/1B for the model and spec number. Is that what we need?
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Old 04-13-2018, 08:15:59 PM
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA Help

You do not have a DJA, you have a DSL.

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http://onan.xmsi.net/936-0001%20Onan...0(10-1963).pdf
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Awesome! Thanks.
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA Help

That one doesn't have a schematic for the control box. That is what I am needing. Any thoughts on bleeding necessary to starting after shutting off the fuel?
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA Help

Your wiring diagram number is 610C99 on page 72 of the 936-0001 manual in the above link.
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Old 04-14-2018, 11:23:51 AM
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA Help

I really appreciate the help. But in my download, that is starter information. I need the wiring diagram for all the wires inside the box where the switches are. I replaced a switch and seem to have an extra wire.

I also ran it dry on fuel to shut it off. What is the best procedure to restart It? Does it need to be glad of air?

Thanks....great site!

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Sorry. I didn't see you link. It won't allow me to open it though.
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Old 04-14-2018, 11:27:02 AM
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Default Re: Onan 3.0 DJA Help

That diagram is "all the wires" as the set was when it left the Onan plant.
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