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Starting your Honda GCV160 should be a routine affair, but every so often, things don’t go as planned. An engine that doesn’t respond can be a source of frustration, especially when you’re not sure what’s causing the hiccup. The no-start problem is especially common among the pressure washer that uses the GCV160, however, it doesn’t … Read more
Much like a heart, the engine beats life into every machine, and timely maintenance ensures that rhythm goes uninterrupted. When we think of engine maintenance, oil stands at the forefront. Oil is the elixir that nourishes the engine, ensuring optimal performance. Yet, over time, this life-giving substance starts deteriorating. As the engine’s oil ages, its … Read more
Amongst the various vital elements that power the robust Honda GCV160 engine, the spark plug carries significant importance. This device is a critical component that ignites the fuel-air mixture within the combustion chamber, transforming it into mechanical energy with the help of the piston, rod, and crankshaft! Here’s a detailed examination of the appropriate spark … Read more
For many homeowners and professionals who rely on their trusty Honda GCV160 engine for tasks, experience surging issues when they take out their machines after 5-6 months! You start the engine and instead of the smooth performance you’re accustomed to, it unpredictably gains and loses power. It’s as if your engine is gasping for breath. … Read more
If your GCV160 motor starts, runs for 4-5 minutes then stops, I will explain to you why it’s happening and what you can do to fix it! I will delve into it in more detail in the article but here’s a quick TL;DR – It’s most likely that either your Gas Cap is Clogged or … Read more
Since you’re here, I’m guessing your needs are not being satisfied by a single generator, for example, in RVs equipped with multiple high-energy-demand appliances, such as dual air conditioning units and Microwave, the power draw can sometimes exceed what a single Predator 3500 generator can provide. To answer your question shortly and simply, yes it … Read more
A proper break-in can extend the life of your new Inverter Generator! (Or any machine to be fair). The primary purpose is to drain out any residual metal parts remaining from the manufacturing process. You can get many opinions on how to properly break in your Generator, the truth is that there is no one … Read more
If your Inverter Generator isn’t producing a spark, it’s highly likely due to the Ignition Module (Almost 90% of the cases) or it might be due to the kill wire which might be grounding out on a piece of metal and therefore leaving you with no spark. If your Ignition Module is damaged, it won’t … Read more
First, let’s establish what is meant by “surging.” It’s when your generator fails to maintain a steady and smooth speed either in normal mode or in eco-mode. It’s also when the engine either choke or struggles under load. And if you experience any of these symptoms this article will help you with troubleshooting and fixing … Read more