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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a small generator with a 6.5hp engine an it pulls really

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I have a small generator with a 6.5hp engine an it pulls really easy like no compression
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! Remove the spark plug and put finger with rag over the spark plug hole, then crank. If no compression, take probe and feel for the piston, see if piston moves when you turn the engine. If no movement, the piston has separated from the crankshaft. If piston is moving, then you likely have a valve that is stuck open. If piston is broken, major damage! If valve, may be repairable.