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I have a 4000 watt coleman powermate that is fifteen years old and approx 200 hrs on it. Had it running during a blizzard and the motor pulled down and now only puts out half power.Could swirling snow have ruined it?

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  • dkilian Feb 02, 2010

    pulled down similar to overload on engine then came back to full rpm s

  • GetMeOttaHere May 11, 2010

    What is meant by motor pulled down? Motor is not running at a fast enough rpm??

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Yes, swirling snow could have done some damage. Any snow that may have gotten inside had enough heat to melt it but not evaporate it. It would be overly difficult to try and explain how to take it apart over the internet. I would suggest taking it to a small engine repair shop. Is it running at full rpm with half the power or running at half the rpm at half power?

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I'm thinking you go it wet and it should be ok once it dries.

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