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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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I have an Onan generator that is throwing a code 14 when it

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Customer: I have an Onan generator that is throwing a code 14 when it comes off load. Starts and runs fine until the dryer is switched off?
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Customer: series 7HGJAE
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

This can usually be remedied by adjusting the droop spring on the governor just a tiny bit. When you are taking the load off, the engine is speeding up because there is not quite enough tension on the droop spring.