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I have a ranger 305g, sometimes cant get arc out of machine but the generator part still works all wires look like they are hooked up, this has happened in the past all i did was level the trailer and it went to working, ive changed the brushes

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Sounds like your CT or CT board is bad. CT stands for Current Transformer. A CT senses an increase in voltage draw or current, which will trigger the idle solenoid.

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