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Howdy - I have a Troy Built 7550W ( 01925). Last snowstorm

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Howdy - I have a Troy Built 7550W ( 01925). Last snowstorm it started up, but AC output was intermittent. Like flashing. on/off in .5 secs.
First thought : voltage regulator
Today I tried the beast again .. all fine . put a 1500W load on it .. all fine.
Scratching my head. Only difference all dry today
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this. What is the question you have?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
oops, was I not clear enough in the original question?
What could cause the output to blink/flash like a warning beacon?
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.
The 2 most likely possibilities there are:1. A bad voltage regulator.2. Bad brushes and/or dirty brush holder. If the holder is dirty, it can cause the brushes to stick, and not make constant contact with the slip rings.