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HOW TO CHANGE OIL IN A HOMELITE TECUMSEH 5000 WATT GENERATOR

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: checking oil in generator

I found some website help. I have this same problem.

http://www.powermate.com/faq.php?cat_id=3
http://www.powermate.com/faq.php?cat_id=3&faq_id=32

I also found out a lot about the Powermate company via a customer service email reply: This has an elusive customer service number that i have not tried yet.

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Powermate Corporation is not a part of The Coleman Company, Inc. They have been an independent company for over 10 years and we have no information on their products.

Powermate manufactured generators, pressure washers, air compressors and air powered tools. Information about those products was available from

Powermate Corp.
125 Airport Road
Kearney, NE 68848

Toll Free: 1-800-445-1805 (disconnected)
or 402-758-6303 (disconnected)
Web Page: www.powermate.com

Earlier this year, Powermate transferred the right to sell air compressors and air powered tools to a company by the name of MAT Industries, LLC, 625 Barclay Boulevard, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, 1(800) 628-8815. This company may be able to help you with questions related to air compressors and air powered tools.

In March 2008, Powermate filed for bankruptcy protection. We understand that customer service inquiries to Powermate via emails, mail and telephone calls will not be answered. However, some information about Powermate and its products continues to be available at their website.

If the problem with your unit is with the engine, check the engine manual that came with the unit to determine whether the engine has a separate warranty from the manufacturer. When Coleman was affiliated with Powermate, they did. If so, you can contact the engine manufacturer for a listing of warranty centers in your area. The contact number should be in the engine manual.

If you are needing parts for a powerwasher, please visit the site

http://www.ppe-pressure-washer-parts.com/coleman-powermate-pressure-washer-parts for assistance.

Thank you,

Harold
Coleman Consumer Service

"



Posted on Sep 02, 2008

CarlGehrke
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SOURCE: need oil type for generator & motor for 5000 power mate

Unless you're in very cold locations use SAE 5W30 regular motor oil.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Need to know about this

To find a manual for this generator go to powermate.com and search your model and serial number. Good luck!

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

mamicheddy
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SOURCE: I have a Generac portable generator 5000 watts, won't start!

I am assuming the generator worked fine before the oil change. Now that you have done the oil change the genset does not start. These generators have a safety switch, which is basically an oil pressure switch that keeps the engine from running when there is not enough oil in the engine. Make sure that there is enough oil and if there is, look for a wire that runs along side of the engine to a round component. disconnect that wire and try starting. If it does not start then try to ground out the wire to the engine block. If this does not work, then there is other engine problems.

Posted on May 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Coleman 5000 watt generator Tecumseh 10 hp engine.

it's running lean.....try resetting the choke partially when it begins to surge.....not completely closed, but enough to richen the fuel mixture (that's all a choke does btw..)
if that helps or clears the problem, your carb is outta whack.....cheaper to buy a new carb than keep taking back into the shop.

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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