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I have a Generac 12k Guardian backup serial #4124150. When

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I have a Generac 12k Guardian backup serial #4124150. When unit starts, sparks fly from the right side fan housing. Unit then shuts down. Found a small curved piece of copper or brass below housing.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 11 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what you are describing is the stator or or winding

are falling apart, that is why it shutting down

I hope this helped you

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No, this was not helpful. The sparking is on the right side of the engine, far from the generator portion of the machine.
Expert:  Wayne replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for that

Not being there , not seeing it, no Pics

I was just trying to go by what you said, round Brass

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Sorry I could not help