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I have a 5000 watt 6250 surge watts homelite generator powered by a subaru robins engine that was bought 1 year ago at home depot & used for the first time on Oct 31st. The engine runs fine, one pull but it does not put out any power after 6 hours of use. I can't see a reset. Can you tell me what might be wrong? Thanks Russ

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The carburetor is probably clogged up. Mix a bottle of carburetor cleaner with the gas to see if that would help. Also check/replace the fuel filter.

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

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there can be many reasons. need more info:
Is it Inverter typr generator?

measure output voltage - anything?
take back cover off generator itself, measure continuity of stator and rotor, and visually inspect windings. You'll find AVR module there too, it may be the reason.

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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.

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