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Do you work for hank. A few times. I need someone who knows
i need someone who knows centerion generac generators Centurion/generac generator model #004987. High idle and then shuts off. Found 25 ohm 5% 25w resistor burnt and not working. (owners manual pg 21 item R1) Replaced resistor and generator ran in use for about 14 hrs. Started it a couple times since then just to let it run a bit with no issues. Went to start it today and had the same symptoms. Same thing resistor burnt again. put another on and in about 1 min it starts smoking. I believe its a voltage regulator problem. What's your opinion?Detail Required: LOW; Urgency: LOW… read more
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Where can a set of generator coils for a McCulloch mite-e
Hello, Where can a set of generator coils for a McCulloch mite-e lite 3300 watt generator be found? … read more
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I have a Generac Generator 15kw, a month ago gave me the
Hi, I have a Generac Generator 15kw, a month ago gave me the Under Voltage 1902, the bruches were really bad, I change them and last night got the same Under Voltage 1902, I haven't check the bruches … read more
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I have a Honda em5000s generator not producing power. I
I have a Honda em5000s generator not producing power … read more
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I have a generac centurion 500 watt generator. It is making
I have a generac centurion 500 watt generator. It is making 110 V across the 220 V outlet and 60 v across the 120 v outlets. I have pulled the end cover and I have continuity across the two sets of wi… read more
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I have a 15KW Generac Generator engine died and code was
I have a 15KW Generac Generator engine died and code was 1900. I have 15' of 1" piping from propane tank to Generator. There is a regulator on Propane tank… read more
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Hank F.
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1988 Dayton 5000 W generator produces no AC output.
Hank, I have 1988 Dayton 5000 W generator produces no AC output. With bush leads disconnected and generator running at about 3700 rpm I get no AC volts across bushes but do get about 2.5 v ac off each… read more
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I have a Briggs & Stratton 10kw standby generator model 040243A.
I have a Briggs & Stratton 10kw standby generator model 040243A. Recently on exercise cycle it would start, run (well) for 10 seconds, shut down, restart and did this 5 times before flashing the "engi… read more
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Hank, My generator produces when externally excited with
Hank, My generator produces when externally excited with a battery. How much voltage should I see on the DPE winding when running. Do I have to excite the field to see any output from the DPE winding?… read more
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I have a centurion generator mod,0046660 ser(NNN) NNN-NNNN had a
I have a centurion generator mod,0046660 ser(NNN) NNN-NNNN had a power outage last night and it only had 120 volts on one leg. It was put in service 2003 and been fine up till now.Gary… read more
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Hi i emailed your site a few days ago about my Generac 2200,
Hi i emailed your site a few days ago about my Generac 2200, I received a reply from Hank who stated that my generator was a european type & he did not have any info on it as now & he would try to get… read more
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I have a Generac 15kw. I thought my battery was dead because
I have a Generac 15kw. I thought my battery was dead because it just clicked when i tried to start it. I bought a new battery and the same thing.... I then put the jump box on to the old and new batte… read more
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Hi Hank, Generac 5500xl....just bought, like new. I checked
Hi Hank, Generac 5500xl....just bought, like new. I checked out the unit when i bought it. 250 volts, phase to phase, and 125 volts to neutral. I even plugged in a 1500 watt heater into the 120 volt o… read more
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13kw pto driven AC generator. Running fine this morning with
13kw pto driven AC generator. Running fine this morning with nominal load. Stopped it to refuel the tractor now it has stopped producing anything. across the two red leads to the capacitors 2each (35 … read more
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Have a 17 kw generator. it is only putting out 120 volts instead
Have a 17 kw generator. it is only putting out 120 volts instead of 240. This is LP gas Genrac generator.… read more
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What is the difference in control wiring in centurion and generac
What is the difference in control wiring in centurion and generac automatic transfer switches. I am reterofitting a new generac 10 KW with my old centurion 16 ckt ats, but thereis an extra control con… read more
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The question concerns a 3500W portable generator. I confess
The question concerns a 3500W portable generator. I confess that I did not thoroughly check it out when I purchased..I merely started it and I "assumed" it was ok....well I plugged it in and ended up … read more
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On the panel - there are three lights. Normally - only the
On the panel - there are three lights. Normally - only the green light is on. On my generator - the green light is on - but the orange light recently lit up - and I don't know what that signifies? My … read more
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