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I have a Honda EB 7000I generator. It runs for 7-10 seconds then stalls. When it stalls the red LED overload light comes on. I just put a brand new Inverter in it. Since it sat awhile with a bad inverter in it, I also changed the plug, drained and cleaned carb bowl/ get/ need and seat, checked for water in the fuel. Turned eco throttle on and off still does the same thing. Only gets to around 1,445 RPM,s. Does not spit or sputter...

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As silly as this sounds, Harbor freight toold generators by "Predator" will shut down if the generator is not on level ground, and the oil level is not at the desired level, crazy but there is an inbuilt oil level sensor. maybe this might be the answer. hope iy helps, good luck.

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SOURCE: engine runs, but it will not rev up past 2000-3000 rpms,

are you turning the choke off after its warmed up? most will not run with the choke on and warmed up.

also try running it with the gas cap open to see if you have a vent issue in your tank. if air can't get in, then gas can't flow.

if not a choke or vent issue, then try this. turn the petcock off and then disconnect the fuel lines one at a time going into the carb. start with carb fuel line #1 disconnected (and the rest connected) and in a coffee can, turn petcock on and ignition too. fuel pump should come on momentarily and inject some fuel. see how the quantity looks. reconnect the line to carb #1 and repeat for carbs #2 - #4. your looking for a decrease in fuel to a couple of cylinders.

if all looks fine, i would then focus on the carb floats & jets. have the carbs been off for a good cleaning lately? modern fuel breaks down quickly and could cause a gumming condition in the carbs. spraying the sea foam or carb cleaner into the carbs is bypassing the everything in the carb bowl (but it means the spark plugs are ok) so there could be an obstruction. i would look there first.

if uncomfortable removing the bank of carbs, you can try a quick fix first. with the petcock closed, open the drain screws of each carb and let the gas drain out. go and buy some yamaha carb cleaner (liquid in a black bottle) at a yamaha motorcycle dealer. mix it in a separate container with gas as recommended. close the drain screws on each carb. pour the mixture into each fuel line feeding the carb and let it sit overnight. DO NOT POUR THIS MIXTURE INTO YOUR TANK. its not a fuel additive, but a cleaner that will not harm orings or gaskets, but it will not ignite with a spark plug. open the drain screws the next morning and let the mixture pour out. reconnect the fuel lines to the carbs and test drive it.

if that didn't work, then removing the carbs for a good cleaning is my next step. good luck.

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I have had several bikes in my time. and keeping the carbs syncranized is very important. Did you put aftermarket pipes on it? try rejeting the carbs up 2+mm that may help the fuel air ratio?

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SOURCE: how to drain fuel from carb bowl?????

there should be a screw or a larg looking bolt on the bottom of the float bowl (carb) remove it and it will drain use a rag to catch it and drain your tank add fresh gas (if it dose'nt run right you may have to clean the carb)

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You need to fix the fueling first - without fuel it won't run!
Your other problem sounds like an air leak - either the manifold or the carb. Check by spraying WD-40 or CRC at the manifold and carb join while the bike is running - if the revs change (either up or down) you have a leak.

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hi mate im prety sure these bikes have injectors rather than a carb

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