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Coleman portable generator model pm54-2200 horizontal shaft 5hp briggs & stratton engine. engine runs well, generator produces electricity but the throttle and governor setup is rigged with bailing wire, so the rpm is constant to whatever I set it for, it doesn't fluctuate the rpm under the current demand electrical load.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Take a look at your outlets. Some of these units use pretty cheap outlets and short out. You will know if it is bad when you look at it. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 23, 2009
To flash the excitor circuit on a coleman ( the generator is built by generac) you need a 12 volt battery. You quickly apply 12 volts via your 120vac recepticals. NO MORE THAN ONE OR TWO SECONDS! Then check you ac voltage. Most of the time the brushes are burnt up when voltage is low. Check the brushes first. You can access them by taking the end cap off of the generator via two to four screws. The brush holder is easy to spot, two wires leading to the front of the amature. Hope this solves your problem.
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
The needle valve may be stuck which would not let gas into the carb. I don;t think rebuild kits are too expensive. Pull the carb and take it to a lawnmower repair shop and they should have the parts. Before that though pull the bowl and make sure it has gas in it. If no then remove the fuel line and make sure gas flows from it. If no then could be the fuel shutoff valve is not operating properly or junk in the gas tank is obstructing the line.
Posted on Jul 31, 2009
the choke should be in the off position when running. YOU put the choke on to start it then when it starts u turn it off. If the choke is on the engine will die when reving
Posted on Aug 02, 2009
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