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Generator will shut off after running for 5 - 8 minutes... sputters a couple of times then cuts off. It has proper amount of oil & plenty of good fuel. I can let it cool off a few minutes and it starts right up & repeats the same cycle of cutting off. Any and all help will be greatly appreciated! :)

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  • tghn1 Oct 06, 2009

    I'll give it a try then post the results. Just a side note... when it does run for the 5 - 8 minutes, it runs very well. Kind of acts like something is getting hot & losing fire.

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I would change the fuel and air filters, very inexpensive fix. A rich or lean situation on them can make it act the same way. Or if you want try one or the other first.

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