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Just buy a new one!

By February 10, 2015 No Comments
Honda 2000 generator

The Honda 2000 portable generator is fantastic piece of equipment for cruisers. It provides power and battery charging capabilities in a small package and without the expense of a full marine generator. They usually are very robust and just keep on working, but….

Mine started having issues last June after over 3 years of dependable service. At first I had a shop clean the carburetor (the most common issue) for a $100, but that did not do it. Then I bought a new fuel pump and installed it for another $60. Finally I had to take it back to the shop and they replaced the carburetor for $400. That is over $500 to repair a machine I could have replaced with a new one for $1000.

Sometimes it just makes sense to buy a new one instead!!!!

Honda 2000 generator

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