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I have a dewalt generator that will crank and run fine for about 5 mins before it cuts off.

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I am going to guess that this is an air cooled engine. When a genset shutsdown after 5 minutes it could be that the the oil pressure switch is not operating properly, or that output voltage is dropping out. Also, check the speed of the genset using a frequency meter at the outlets. It shouldn't be no more than 62Hz.

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