ONAN 5500 Installation. The wires are labeled on the harness as follows on a typical ONAN 8-pin wiring harness

ONAN 5500 Installation. The wires are labeled on the harness as follows on a typical ONAN 8-pin wiring harness

Here are typical installation guidelines for an ONAN 5500 Gas/Diesel/Propane having a 8-pin generator wiring harness.

Note: For action 7 you’ll want to buy 14-gauge electric cable for the run from our ShorePower track to your transfer switch.

STEP ONE:

Turn-off your generator AC circuit breakers to prevent disruption of coast energy solution during installation and assessment of ShorePower track.

STEP TWO:

Recognize the following 4 cables on the generator wiring harness.

Work with a tape or label to mark each cable and that means you won’t forget which wire is which.

  • A – Ground – Brown
  • B – Stop – Green
  • C – Begin – Red
  • E – Run – Orange

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