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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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I have an NP-30G generac, what happen was that the magnets

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I have an NP-30G generac, what happen was that the magnets on the rotor came loose and of course it is not available any more. I found a machine shop that was able to glue them back in place and balance the rotor. I replaced the stator and the CCG board all other components test ok according to the service manual but when I start it up in accelerates up to speed stays there for less than a minute and shuts down its only reaching between 92-96 volts. I've adjusted the throttle linkage according to the manual no difference in voltage reading. Could the problem be in the distance that the magnets are spaced from the stator?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
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Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

It's possible that the magnets are too far from the stator, which would result in a weak magnetic field, and low output voltage. But that should not cause the unit to shut down.

What you are describing sounds more like a bad genistor.