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Unit shuts down from overspeed fault unit has 35 hours total run time never ran more than 2 hours 45 minutes rest is excerise time . is this problem with the 15 kw common ?

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    unit is less than 3 years old

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The engine throttle control is out of adjustment. It needs to be set based on the generator frequency
(60 Hz).

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