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My 2500 lp in my Arctic Fox 2013 1140 ran fine and than just died, last week in Wyoming. if you turn the breaker off it will run until i flip the breaker to on than it dies

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

The camper is new to me 3weeks ago with 180 hrs on it. first time that it messed up for me

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I can, I usually work on my own stuff.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I dont think so

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 8 months ago
Wayne
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will be assisting you with this today

do you have any codes ??

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Where would i get codes?
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 8 months ago

Hi Thank you for the reply

Usually a light blinking

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
i am not getting any light at the inside switch. Just hour meter
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 8 months ago

Hi thank you for the reply

May be your model does not have the fault code light

so you are saying when turn the breaker on for power it dies, correct

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
it was running with light load and just died, only way will run now is with breaker off
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 8 months ago

Thank you for that

What you are describing is the brushes

in the generator are worn down and shorting out

tripping the breaker

I hope this helps you

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
this generator has 184 hrs on it. How could the brushes be worn out?
Technician: Wayne, Engine Rebuilder replied 8 months ago

Hi

Thank you for that

I do not know the hours on it , so I am suggesting

thinks that can cause that

Wayne

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I think I wasted 18 bucks
Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 8 months ago
Hank F.
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Hello, my name is Hank.

I am an actual generator technician, and I can help you with this.

Your unit shutting down has absolutely nothing to do with the brushes.

But I need to know a couple of things here.

1. What are the brand, model and serial numbers of the genset?

2. Does your trailer have an automatic transfer switch, or do you have to plug the shore cord in to an onboard receptacle to get generator power?

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