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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have 17kw generac. I replaced with new battery it ran days

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I have 17kw generac. I replaced with new battery it ran for 4 days and now the battery is dead again. I took the battery back and they said isit is not the battery. What can the problen be?
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Just will not start up after 4 days. The battery loese it charge.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Make and model of the generator? It likely has a battery charger that has failed and is not charging the battery. Generac usually puts it next to the generator control assembly. It has to be wired to house current , so it charges when generator is not on. Do you have the owners, manual, it will show the charger.