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I have a kohler home generator that turns on but does not

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Hello I have a kohler home generator that turns on but does not power the house .
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Since last might when power went out
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I have called but no one is gotten back to me
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Tried the kohler switch but did not work
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Sam I replied 1 month ago.

Hello, from a Kohler home generator manual troubleshooting for no AC output:

Cause: AC circuit breaker in the OFF position. Remedy: Place the circuit breaker in the ON position.

Cause: AC circuit breaker tripping because of overload. Remedy: Reduce the load on the generator set.

Cause: AC circuit breaker tripping because of short circuit. Remedy: Contact an authorized Kohler distributor/dealer for service.

Expert:  Sam I replied 1 month ago.

What model or what size (KW) is your generator?