Generac natural gas model 00607-2

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Marc
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I have an older generac stand by generator.
Model 00607-2
1800 rpm
15 KW
The unit runs and functions fine. The issue I’m having is that it needs starting fluid to get running. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.
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My first question would be what fuel is it running on and what's the pressure? You're adding fuel which makes me think it's not getting enough...
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Hi Chris,

The unit runs on natural gas. The pressure is 6psi. The unit will run and operate under a load once started fine. Once running it idles smoothly and under load runs steady and even. It just can’t start on its own without starting fluid. Thanks.

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6 PSI??
If that is true it is way too high.
6" water column would be in the ball park.
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My mistake. 6” water column. It’s natural gas.
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I think this is an old Fiat unit, but not positive on that. Most of these older units we can't lookup on Generac's internal system. Some of them were 11-14" systems and some were 5-14" systems. Do you have the ability to increase fuel pressure, or is that the pressure from the meter?
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The unit does use a 1.6 Fiat motor. The pressure is from the meter.
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I don't have a manual handy for that generator. Do you by any chance have the one that came with it? There will be a fuel requirements section which will list the pressure and amount of fuel needed.
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