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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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Generator shuts down after 1 hour and will not start until

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generator shuts down after 1 hour and will not start until it cools down
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 2 years ago.
This sounds like your ignition coil quits firing when it gets warm or hot. Have you tried testing or checking spark once the machine shuts down? If you are not getting spark after it shuts down then your ignition coil is going bad and you would need to replace it. Thanks