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We have a150kw multiquip generator on a project it has been…

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We have a150kw multiquip...

We have a150kw multiquip generator on a project it has been running for 3 months flawlessly.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

It is now causing the batteries the battery that starts the generator to boil and heat up.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I have a technician on site in the field. id the alternator on the generator causing this?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?

It has blown up/ boiled over 2 good batteries in the last 3 days

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.
Yes I would say the alternator is overcharging. I’ve seen this before.
First I would make sure the battery charger on the generator is off when running. If it’s stuck on it too can cause the batteries to overcharge.Please reply back if you need more help or have more questions. I am happy to assist.
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Technician: Cat Man, Cat Engine Expert replied 7 months ago
Hey. I just wanted to see how things were going. Please let me know if you need more help. I am happy to assist. If my information was helpful, please leave a good or higher rating so that I receive credit. Thanks.
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