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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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2004 general 36 plus II, engine will run no problem if the

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2004 general 36 plus II, engine will run no problem if the switch is turned off and it is not producing electricity. If switch is turned off, it immediately coughs and stops, I can restart it, but if load is placed on it, it stops. the linkage moves
what can the problem be
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
if engine is turned on, it immediately coughs and stops
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I meant to say, if switch is turned on, it immediately coughs and stops after a few seconds. I really hope this is not a dead end, and I will have just spent the $18 without any response.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Still no answer, will this just end up with my rating this business online, this is crazy
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

I do not know much about the electrical parts of Generators, but maybe this will help you in your issue. It is the Parts and Service Manual for this machine. Hopefully, you can get some use and info from it to repair or at least diagnose your problem.