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Re: Coleman 6875, Does it have an auto idle???
Hi, If you've got an auto idle function you'll also have a switch somewhere to shut it off, so look for that first. Engine surging is almost always a problem somewhere in either the air cleaner or the carb. Check the air cleaner, if it's not dirty take the bowl off the carb and look for dirt in the bottom.
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Dump ALL old fuel out of tank, you might have got a clog in the fuel line, carburator, fuel valve. Remove carb bottom Sediment bowl then spray Carb cleaner thru the gas inlet AT the carb 3-4 secs CAUTION: KEEP YOUR HEAD BACK.. that cleaner hurts if you get it in your eyes... and NEVER SPRAY A HOT ENGINE (np with yours tho no start) Refill tank with NEW fuel (or strained at least if emergency remote repair) Place a suitable catch container over gas inlet line to carb (at carb) open fuel valve chk for fuel FLOWING (no dripping) into container. replace fuel line to carb start as normal
if not firing still chk that spark plug, might need cleaning now that rest is ok.
I'm not familiar with this particular generator but starting most of these is pretty much the same.
Turn all switches to the generator OFF locate the Carbuerator and put the choke on if it has a small bulb pump it a few times, now here is a trick I use I buy a can of starter fluid and spray a quick spray close to the air intake or air filter. This should work.
RPM of the motor and the voltage hertz output of the alternator are directly connected. In this case the motor speed must be set on correct alternator output and locked on that speed. (Star & run on the spicific speed). Normally it would be 1 800 RPM = 110 volts = 60Hz, OR there are in some cases that RPM will be doubled that. It all depends on the make of the unit.
Your genny should already have this feature as it is part of the function to maintain the output voltage, if it isnt working I would look for a service manual for it and taker it from there as there can be many things that could prevent it from working properly