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Have a eu7ooois generator that wouldn't start this morning.

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Have a eu7ooois generator...

Have a eu7ooois generator that wouldn't start this morning. put battery charger on and went in house for 10 min. +4 degrees outside where gen is. when I returned battery is smoking. still wont start. what do you suggest?

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Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 7 months ago

Sounds like the battery has a shorted cell. have the battery tested and likely will need to replace it! How old is the battery?

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