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My power went out .My 20 year old 10000 watt genrac generator

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Hi, my power went out .My 20 year old 10000 watt genrac generator ran 8 hrs. then high pitched noise and turned off. I let it cool and checked oil, looked fine .Would not restart. What now?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
Hello!
My name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.
It is hard to say what the high pitched noise was.
It may have been the fact that you have the genset hooked directly into the house with no transfer switch, and when the power came back on, it burnt the generator.
It may have a bad bearing.
What are the model and serial numbers of the genset?
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