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My powermate pm0647000 stopped generating electricity.

I'm trying to troubleshoot: should I have continuity between the rings that the brushs rub against? Thanks, Phil.

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  • Bonnie Egbert Oct 05, 2008

    I have the same problem. Brand new out of the box for Hurrican Ike. Used it off and on for 3 days. The motor started up and was working fine, but it stopped generating electricity. Any ideas. I box this for Hurricane Rita but never needed to use it, so now it is out of warranty even though it was used for the first time on 9-13-08

  • Bonnie Egbert Oct 05, 2008

    My Coleman Powermate 5500W Portable generator was new out of the box after Hurricane Ike came to Houston. It was used for 3 days, and worked great. On the 4th day although the motor ran just fine, it stopped generating electricity. I bought this for Hurricane Rita and never had to use it, so it is out of warranty. It was used for the first time brand new on 9-13-08. The generator is really poor. The sound was so loud it was deafening!


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Pramac has bought coleman powermate phone number is 1-800-445-1805 . if sparking rotor doen't work it is more then likely the printed curcuit board in th back of the generator head.

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

Flash it !
Start your generator, plug a single speed drill into the recepticle, while the generator is running make sure the drill is in the forward posistion then turn the drill chuck couterclockwise with your hand untill your generator power's up.
This simple fix " excites " the stator.
Good luck !

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