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Portable Generator doesnt generate any AC Current

I have a Companion 10 HP 5500 Watt gasoline powered portable generator The motor runs great and was generating power then suddenly no power Ive disasembled the generator head it looks simple enough. all wires look good not broken or burnt any where. all connections are good Under the cover plate is a little round canister I believe is a copasiter. Ive tryed a couple other used ones and still no AC current is being put out. I live in Washington State 20 miles from the cost and we are having a bad storm front and I wish I had it running just in case of power outage Thanks for your time

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