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I have a 45,000 wat generac generator Model# QT04554AVSNA

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i have a 45,000 wat generac generator Model# ***** SER#(###) ###-####
GENERATOR WILL ONLY MAKE 71 VOLTS WHAT DO YOU THIN IS THE PROBLEM
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will try to help you with this

what is the age/hours of this gen set

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
CALL ME AT(###) ###-####
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 months ago.

HI

I am sorry I can not call at this time

plus JA charges a extra $26.00 for phone call

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
ok IT IS ABOUT 10 YEARS OLD HAS LESS THAN 1000 HRS SITTING A GARAGE ALL ITS LIFE
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 months ago.

Thank you for that

What you are describing is the slip rings in the gen set are dirty,oily or worn

needs to be split to repair , this is something fo a shop to do

with special tools

I hope this helped you

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NOT THE POOR/BAD SERVICE

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
TOOK IT TO A GEN TEC HE SAID HE THOUGHT THE GEN WAS OK HE THOUGHT THE MOTOR NEED TO REV UP MORE RPS HE THOUGHT
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 months ago.

HI

Thank you for that

a low RPM will not knock the volts down that much

I suggest another shop

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
THE SLIP RINGS COULD HAVE RUST ON THEM? THIS UNIT CAME FROM A BEACH HOUSE AND HAS LIGHT RUST ON TOP THE GEN HOUSING WOULD THAT MAKE SENSE?
Expert:  Wayne replied 2 months ago.

BINGO

Yes that is the issue

slips rings need to be cleaned

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NOT THE POOR/BAD SERVICE

Expert:  Wayne replied 2 months ago.

Hi

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Wayne