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Just bought used yamakoyo SH 7000 DXE power generator. IT was used very little but sat up for a year. I filled it with gas and found leak in carburetor. I removed carb. cleaned lines taped on float bowl it stopped leak. It started up and seamed to run fine .i plugged a fan into it to make sure it was putting out power. I was working out side next to it so i left it running . It made a sound like something tiny hit a fan. at this time it was still running but stopped putting out power. like a dummy I shut it down with the choke.instead of the key. now the starter will not turn it over it just clicks. when you pull the cord it back lashes on you . it did started a time or two by pulling the cord about half way out slowly then pulling but only ran for a second or two. i also need operator manual

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  • Leonza Johnson Sep 26, 2009

    I did not change the oil only checked it .the guy i bought it from said it only ran for about 4 hrs.i guess im screwed. how do i check for sure or do i need to take it to someone?

    thanks for your responce

    rage 200 ( *****)

  • Leonza Johnson Sep 26, 2009

    I already had these sites have parts list but they don't offer owner manuals on line .

    thank you for your help .If you can give me anyother tips please do

    thank you rage200

  • Leonza Johnson Sep 26, 2009

    i think i got all the help he could give without seeing the generator

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Okay, this is a dumb question but I have to ask; did you change the oil in the motor before you started it? If you did not, there is a 99% chance the piston, rings, and connecting rod are shot, which explains the lash of the cord and the electric start problem...it would also act as you describe about the cord pulling out halfway slowly then yanking it.

If the engine was running but stopped putting out power after you heard that noise like you said, that would indicate an internal breaker popped in the generator assembly. I do not have an operator's manual but I am going to provide you some links to help put you in the right direction.

http://www.kbnusa.com/prod_detail.php?m=e&id=9

http://www.aaaa-generator.com/Yamakoyo_IPL_SH-7000_REV_09-08.pdf

http://www.kbnusa.com/images/downloads/mn_center/YK900IPL.pdf

The links that have kbnusa will take you directly to Yamakoyo, their 800 number is listed so you can call for service. The parts and schematic diagrams will also help you troubleshoot.

Please let me know here whether or not this was helpful...please also realize that since I cannot see the generator physically I am limited in what I can do for you.

If you require me to go further in depth, just let me know here by posting a comment, ok? Hope this helps, Good Luck!

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