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I have a question about Kohler Propane generators, Its a

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Hello Pearl, I have a question about Kohler Propane generators
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Its a Kohler Confident 7. its a 1994 model but has low hours (700)
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes, probably if possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It runs for about an hour or so with no issues. that powers both air conditioning units. after about an hour or so, it just begins to die. then it will not restart for a while.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

This sounds like you have a failing coil.

When a coil goes bad, it can run for a while until the col gets hot and the windings open up, and will not create a spark until the coil has cooled.