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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 a vertex 5500 professional vertical generator and it

Customer Question

I have a Coleman vertex 5500 professional vertical generator and it has no output but the engine runs fine. What are some things to check to help me find my problem
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: PM0555523
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes ma'am I am an aircraft mechanic so I figured this was no big deal haha
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It's a enduro xl/c 11.0 Tecumseh. Overhead valve engine
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 10 months ago.

HI, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Has it been sitting for a while and not run or used?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
But I changed oil and gas and battery and engine runs great. Just doesn't produce any electricity. But I asked this question yesterday afternoon and since then I have figured out the relay was broke. With engine running it only 2 volts through it and suppose to have 12. So we are ordering a new one
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 10 months ago.

No problem. I am glad that you have figured out the problem. I hope that it takes care of the issue. If you need additional assistance feel free to continue this conversation.

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