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I have a Subaru / Husky generator governor issue

I have a Subaru / Husky generator I had to clean the carb do to blockage. When putting it back the governor linkage came off and of course I didn't see where it came off of. I put it where it seemed it should go but when it's started it runs high. ( around 190volts)

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The carburetor is probably clogged up. Mix a bottle of carburetor cleaner with the gas to see if that would help. Also check/replace the fuel filter.

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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This is almost surely a problem with the governor, check it like this.
Have someone with a finger on the kill switch.
Watch the governor arm while starting the engine, if it does not move almost immediately after starting the engine it is broken.
This is not a simple repair as it involves taking the crankcase apart, you'll have to contact robin/subaru to get a parts list in order to get the right governor spool and weights.
For an experienced technician this is about a 2 hour repair task.

Hope this helped,
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Posted on Dec 03, 2008

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If the govenor didn't work that means that you placed the linkage on the carberator the wrong way. This will cause the genset to overspeed and possibly stop the genset from creating voltage. If the genset does not create voltage then you won't have a charger. Fix the linkage first by looking to make sure that the throttle plate is closed before starting genset. Once you start the genset check for voltage.

Posted on May 12, 2009

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Fuel system needs cleaned. Dirt or build up get's in the passages and it can not properly regulate the fuel/air mixture. Being it runs well in choke position I would suspect it is plugged on the idle passage. Sometimes you can add a very small amount of "Seafoam" to the fuel and let it run while slowly moving the lever to the run position and this will clean it out. It is also possible that the fuel tank has a small amount of water in it. Good luck and have a great day.

Posted on Feb 15, 2010

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check

avr / brushes if it has them

if not capacitor and diodes on the end of the armature

Posted on Apr 04, 2010

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