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I have a red light high temp on my generac guardian 04079-3…

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I have a red light high temp on my generac guardian 04079-3 10kw How do I reset?

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Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

To reset the controller, turn the switch to the OFF position, and pull the control fuse.

Wait 10 - 15 seconds, and reinstall the fuse.

Note that by resetting the controller, you will also need to reset the exercise timer when you reinstall the fuse.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I will get back to you after I go outside and try your suggestion
Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 6 months ago

Ok.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Removing the fuse as you suggested did not turnoff the red high temp light. I am going to contact a generator service technician in the area to come and service the generator. Thanks for the help
Technician: Hank F., Technician replied 6 months ago

I am a certified Generac technician. That is the reset procedure.

If it did not work, there is a problem in the genset that must be corrected. It could be a shorted wire, a bad temperature switch, or a bad controller.

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