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I have a 45,000 wat generac generator Model# QT04554AVSNA

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i have a 45,000 wat generac generator Model# ***** SER#(###) ###-####
GENERATOR WILL ONLY MAKE 71 VOLTS WHAT DO YOU THIN IS THE PROBLEM
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will try to help you with this

what is the age/hours of this gen set

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
CALL ME AT(###) ###-####
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

HI

I am sorry I can not call at this time

plus JA charges a extra $26.00 for phone call

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
ok IT IS ABOUT 10 YEARS OLD HAS LESS THAN 1000 HRS SITTING A GARAGE ALL ITS LIFE
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for that

What you are describing is the slip rings in the gen set are dirty,oily or worn

needs to be split to repair , this is something fo a shop to do

with special tools

I hope this helped you

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NOT THE POOR/BAD SERVICE

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
TOOK IT TO A GEN TEC HE SAID HE THOUGHT THE GEN WAS OK HE THOUGHT THE MOTOR NEED TO REV UP MORE RPS HE THOUGHT
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

HI

Thank you for that

a low RPM will not knock the volts down that much

I suggest another shop

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
THE SLIP RINGS COULD HAVE RUST ON THEM? THIS UNIT CAME FROM A BEACH HOUSE AND HAS LIGHT RUST ON TOP THE GEN HOUSING WOULD THAT MAKE SENSE?
Expert:  Wayne replied 10 months ago.

BINGO

Yes that is the issue

slips rings need to be cleaned

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NOT THE POOR/BAD SERVICE

Expert:  Wayne replied 9 months ago.

Hi

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Wayne