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I have a slight power surge on my 15,000 ultra source

I noticed the lights diming slighly. I went to check out the generator and noticed a slight surge in the engine so I disconected all power had no change. The generator is at my Camp house and is only run about one or two week ends (4-5 hour at a time) in a month.I removed the breather cover and noticed the linkage on the controller moving slighly.I changed spark plugs and still no change.
My Brother in law has practicaly the same unit as a stand by generator on his home. He said he notice his doing the same thing.
I keep my generator serviced more than the book calls for and I keep stabil in my gas to keep it fresh.

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That linkage is suppose to move. The more power draw the more the linkage moves

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