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I have a powerhouse ph3100 generator and will idle

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for hours but when I...
I have a powerhouse ph3100 generator and will idle for hours but when I make it work it runs for 10 minuits then quites and wont start untill completely cooled off. I'v ran with the oil sensor unplugged but that didn't help
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This is my first experience with just answer so note sure how long to expect a reply but anyway the poerhouse gen only has 12 hrs on the unit and it has never worked for me. I purchased it from a RV trailer place that said the owner already had anouther unit he wanted to keep instead. I'm starting to think I got shafted becouse it never did work proper.
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Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 3 years ago
Hank F.
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What your unit is doing points to a bad coil as the most likely issue.These PowerHouses are very poorly designed units..
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