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Hey mt fix it I have a colman generator its only a 2500 watt but when I put it under a load the engine surges it is also hard cold start you have to keep pumping the primer to keep it running till it warms up and it surges the hole time I am thinking Carb what do you think

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Posted on May 12, 2009

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let it surge, it will usually get better as it warms up. These 6.5 Hp engines are fine except they have an cheap badly designed carburator. Nothing can be done about this problem. They all surge eventually.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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LOOK CLOSE ON THE CARB THERE SHOULD BE A NAME OR SOME LETTERS OF WHO MAKES THE CARB GO ONLINE TO TECUMSEH AND YOU CAN GET A CARB BREAKDOWN DON'T GO TO SEARS TO MUCH RUN AROUND

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These symptoms indicate a rich mixture. Assuming the carb is the original (and therefore correct) one, and that it has an adjustable main jet, turn in the main jet adjustment screw on the bottom of the float bowl until the engine runs smooth.

If there is no adjustment on the float bowl, the carb will have to be removed and properly cleaned (ultrasonic cleaner recommended).

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Make sure the fuel is good. Ethanol laced fuel starts to varnish after 20 days and is no good by 30 days, it also attracts water. Be sure you have good fresh fuel, then try a new spark plug.

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Capabilities of the Robin 2400is generator


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ac units are 2000 watts minimum, washing machines are 1500 watts minimum, microwave is what is on the plate and start at 650 watts but most are 2000 watts
the 2400 is the peak out put for start up of fridge , washer etc and the running wattage will be 2000 watts or less ( duty cycle )
to run more than one of the nominated items at once you will be needing a 5500 to-6500 watts unit
they handle a start up surge of 6500 watts ( larger one) and will comfortably handle 5500 watts run full load
it works like this , the plate on the gen set is the surge short time load capacity of the genset and not the duty load which is 500 to 750 watts less than that plate wattage
for example your 2400 is is surge rated at 2400 watts but duty load is less than the 2000 watts
many people make the mistake of buying a gen set that looks big enough but do not calculate the maximum load capable on being put on the gen set
fully loaded uses more fuel /hr
wears out faster
has power surges as the extra load cuts in and the motor struggles to get back to required rpms for voltage and cycles
will not cover extras like lights ,
a much large gen set will take it all in it's stride , no power surges, better economy, less stress
talk with an electrician , do your maths on everything you wish to run and that which you forgot about then add 1000 watts to the duty cycle and that will be close to the gen set you require

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Yep - the carb needs to be removed and cleaned out thoroughly to remove the clogging responsible for the surging. Motor needs a smooth supply of gas - look at what your car does when you jerk around with the gas pedal. Also check the governor area of generator since that keeps motor running at a certain fixed speed. If there is something wrong with it, that will also cause the problemo.

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What type of load (electrical) was hooked up to this generation?? If the surge voltage and current was exceeded above the generator maximum for any length of time. There problems, it could be the regulator, insulation burnt off the windings.


I am taking a guess here. Now, 7100 Watts is it typical surge wattage. This mean that the generator will deliver 7100 Watt (voltage times current) this is know as the power factor. The actual operating load would be 6800 Watts and I would even operator the generator at its peak wattage. Something in the neighborhood of 10--15% less the peak wattage. Therefore a good positive theatrical Wattage would be 5800 to 6350 operating wattage. Then this generator would run all day.



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Remember, any time you are running a small gas powered generator. All ways figure what the load and surge current load will be before hooking up any generator. Normally this is figured in VA (volt/amps). Wish you lock. GB...stewbison

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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. Since you did not mention the make or model number of your generator I will respond in generic terms. If your generator is at 127 volts with NO load it is adjust at the very top end of the manufacturers limits. There is a 10% tolerance so 120 VAC + 12 is 127 VAC. Under an electrical load above 500 watts the generator should drop the output voltage slightly so your generator would still be within factory limits. Personally on any generator as a repair person; I set the output voltage at 126 VAC no load so that when the user puts the generator to work the output voltage is good. If your generator is running at 127 VAC under load then you can adjust the governor screw on the governor plate CCW about 1/2 turn to drop the voltage. Without a generator model number or engine number I can not tell you exactly where the governor plate is on your engine / generator. The screw will have a lock nut that you must loosen 1/4 turn then turn the adjustment screw CCW to drop the voltage. Just make sure to re-tighten the lock nut when the adjustments are complete. Mind you by decreasing the output voltage you also drop the output freqency at the same time you decrease the output voltage. It is better to have 125 -127 VAC under a no load condition as the more electrical load you add the more voltage drop you will notice. It is best to adjust the generator to 122.5 -123 VAC under a medium load. (50% of output capacity) A bread toaster is 1400 - 1600 watts and is a good load for a 3000 watt generator. Also a good hand held hair dryer will use around 1600 watts. If you use this type of load and the voltage output is 122.5 to 123 VAC I would not adjust anything. I have been working on generators since 1970 so this is nothing new for me. I hope that you understand everything I posted. If not, feel free to ask as many questions as you wish in any future response.
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