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125e,engine starts when starter is engaged but dies when

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125e,engine starts when starter is engaged but dies when start button is eleased
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

make, and application? 125E??

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
kohler marine generator
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I will opt out and see if we can find someone to help/

Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
My name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.
Ok, your model number should actually be 12.5E - there is no 125E.
The most common cause of what you are experiencing is that the genset is no longer producing any power.
First check your oil level, and make sure it is full. Low oil pressure will also shut the unit down.
If the oil is good, connect an AC voltmeter to the output of the gesnet, and measure the voltage while keeping the engine running with the start switch for a few seconds.
How much voltage do you get?