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Experience:  Certified on Onan and Generac generators
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My centurion generator was running for 15 min and then died.

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My centurion generator was running for 15 min and then died. New battery, changed oil, new gas, but won't crank. Suggestions?
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: 2004 centurion 12500 watt model 004986
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes in Florida after hurricane Irma, limited resources
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Was running fridge AC and some lights when engine started to rev fast and then stopped. I have disconnected battery. Cleaned terminals,
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Reconnected battery, still won't crank. Pressed all resets and turned circuit breaker off and on
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 month ago.

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

It sounds like you have blown the 10A control fuse.

Have you checked it?