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Onan Emerald 1 Genset Manual


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Old 01-23-2012, 10:34:05 PM
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Default Onan Emerald 1 Genset Manual

I just got a onan gen. It's a onan emerald 1 Genset Serial # 1890266962 Model # 4BGEFA26100F RPM 800 volts 120 PH.1 It starts and runs but seems like it might need a tune up, idles a little rough. Also the the off switch does not turn it off. I have to unhook the battery. So I have a couple of questions what year was it made? and I can't locate a free service manual. Thanks for any help you can give me. Also it doesn't seem to be putting out any power to the supply wires. If there are no free manuals , where can I buy one? I've searched but the ##'s dont seem to match up.


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http://www.cumminsonan.com/www/pdf/manuals/965-0528.pdf
The above link should get you the service manaul for the BGE spec. F-K.
Could the first digit in your ser. # be an I insted of a 1? This would make it Sept. of 1989, if it is a 1, it would be Jan. of 1989.
The manuals can be very slow to load, give it some time.
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Max,
Thanks I printed the manual today at work. Haven't had time to look trough it yet. Do you no if the gen. charges the battery or does thr RV do that? When I hook up a battery to it on the bench and push start it fires right up, but when I push off it keeps running. When I remove the battery cable from the bolt under the start awitch the motor dies.

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Max,

Do you have a link for the "C" spec ? I also have the Emerald 1, but I think I have the C spec. My model is 4.0BGE-1R/26100C.

I couldn't negotiate the above site to find the manual.

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#965-0528 BGE Emerald Plus series, spec A-K is available for the price of an e-mail address. One of us will send it to you if you will post or PM an address.

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When I remove the battery cable from the bolt under the start awitch the motor dies.

Thanks, Mel
I nearly forgot this, in general it is not adviseable to disconnect the battery from a running genset.
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Max,

Do you have a link for the "C" spec ? I also have the Emerald 1, but I think I have the C spec. My model is 4.0BGE-1R/26100C.

I couldn't negotiate the above site to find the manual.

Thx.
I have this exact generator, needing this same link, if it's not too much trouble, pretty please? It would be most appreciated!
my email address is: angelica.parker@ymail.com
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Manuals sent: 965-0530 service & 965-0232 parts.
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looking for service and parts manual for Emerald I genset 4.0 BGE-1R/26100C
Serial no. G870908376 4kw 120 V. amp 33.3 60hz rpm 1800 can someone help
thanks in advance. jsmcnaught@optimum.net
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looking for service and parts manual for Emerald I genset 4.0 BGE-1R/26100C
Serial no. G870908376 4kw 120 V. amp 33.3 60hz rpm 1800 can someone help
thanks in advance. jsmcnaught@optimum.net
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