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I have a16 kw generac that when i turn it on, the engine…

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I have a16 kw...

I have a16 kw generac that when i turn it on, the engine goes to overspeed, and i have to shutti t down inmmediatley

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

It is about 15 years old

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

Yes

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago
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Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago

What engine is this? Check the carburetor throttle flap. It may be off the throttle shaft, broken or screws may have fallen out! This would give overspeed immediately on start and have no governor control.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Could be the mpu or the voltaje regulator board?
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago

more likley a mechanical problem!

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 8 months ago

I see the question is still open??

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