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HAVE A TROY-BILT 8000 WATT THAT STILLS RUNS GOOD, BUT NO OUT PUT.

MOTOR RUNS GREAT, BUT NO ELECTRIC. WON'T EVEN LIGHT A LIGHT BULB. PLEASE DIAGNOSE AND TELL ME HOW FLASH.
THANKS.....................BILL

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  • Gregg Apr 09, 2009

    The same problem, did you find any help?

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Visit this site http://www.perr.com/phpBB3/ and they can tell you how to flash your generator. Might I suggest you run the generator often and put it under load even if you're not depending on its power output at the time like you would in a power outage. Like use it to power a shopvac or similar device.

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  • barbbragg Nov 26, 2010

    We have the same problem with ours. It loses it's polarity. Start the generator, plug a drill into it. Hold the trigger on on the drill and twist the drill head backwards a few times until it starts. This usually does the trick.

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