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    stanleycodge Posts: 2, Reputation: 1
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    Jan 17, 2010, 01:15 PM
    Exciter crank
    What is an exciter crank? And how does it start the engine on my onan generator set?
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    Jan 17, 2010, 01:16 PM

    How does an exciter crank work to start my onan generator set?
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    Aug 2, 2010, 09:05 PM

    I think it's a electric motor like a starter in your car.
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    Aug 3, 2010, 07:02 AM

    The Main Armature is what cranks the Engine.

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