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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Have onan emerald plus generator 5000 and it runs great 1 hr

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have onan emerald plus generator 5000 and it runs great for about 1 hr than shuts down. then i wait a little while it will crank back up and do the same thing.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Once the machine dies, check for spark and see if you still have spark. It sounds like a coil is going out if you have to wait a time before you can restart engine, and then it does the same thing over again once it warms up.

Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

I hope your problem has been resolved.

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