RV generac will not start from Inside trailer

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Gwalker
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I have a built in Generac on my RV that will not start from the starting switch inside the trailer. I recently had to fix a stuck valve by removing the head. It will start from the outside while holding the start button and holding the throttle open on the carburetor. When the button is being pushed from the inside it does not seem like the auto choke/butterfly door is working correctly. Is there anything I should try or look for? Model 004700-0, thank you in advance for any help that is offered.

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Is this just a push-button start inside the trailer? I'm wondering if there are just 2-wires from the switch to the generator, or if it's possible that some wires have been damaged or have corrosion on them or something?

Edit: Upon further investigation, is this what yours has?
Generac RV Generator Control Panel Wiring
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It is a rocker type switch, push down to prime and hold up to start. The generator turns over and primes using the switch and sometimes but not very often the generator will start.
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Based on the image above, I would do some testing and see if you can find out if you have a wire that is loose or damaged, or possibly a faulty switch or something
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Thanks for the wire image, I have checked all wires at the switch and generator all are tight nothing visible wrong. Wondering if since the generator will start if I hold the throttle open while turning over the engine. Could it be possible that the carburetor is dirty/plugged a little?
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It certainly could! With a digital meter, you should be able to verify the switch is working by testing for power at the various wires when the switch is in different positions.
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