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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My Kohler 15 KVA generator got struck by lightening and is

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my Kohler 15 KVA generator got struck by lightening and is no producing 139 VAC instead of 115 VAC
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 5 Days
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I replaced the regulator with no change in voltage
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I am trying to fix it myself
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  terrypeterman replied 1 month ago.

Hello, thanks for using Just Answer. This is Terry here. Does your generator put out 230V as well? Have you checked line to line, line to neutral and ground?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it normaly produces 230 volts but that has increased to almost 280vac
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
my phone does not work well
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it is best if I call you using my magic Jack
I have no cell service
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I am getting the high voltage at the Generator and had to reduce the RPM to make the voltage and Frequency fall
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to try and assist you with this.

What is the model number of the genset?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
serial #(###) ###-####
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 month ago.

Sorry, that is a diesel unit, and one that I am not at all familiar with.

I will opt out of this question. Perhaps someone else may be able to help you.