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My generac generator Q-55G when I first started it works

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My generac generator Q-55G when I first started it works fine about 15 seconds then the voltage regulater light goes off and the generator stops making power but the motor is still running what could be the problem.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 7 months ago.

This could be caused by several things:

Bad voltage regulator

Bad DPE breaker

Bad rotor

Brushes sticking in brush block