Question about Coleman Powermate Powermate 5000W Generator

1 Answer

I have a coleman maxa 5000 PM525202; I bought it at a garage sale (didn't run); cleaned and rebuilt carb, changed oil, etc, and now it starts great and idles great. But ther eseems to be a part of the linkage missing; if I push the throttle plate by hand, works great, but as soon as I release, back to idle. Does anyone have a picture of what the linkage should be like so I can make something to work? Thanks! jim

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Coleman Master
  • 1,383 Answers

Parts lists for Coleman generators are here: http://www.jackssmallengines.com/coleman_parts_lookup.cfm

More detailed information about the engine can be found by using the engine model number. Look around the fan shroud or engine block. Coleman used different engnes, however your gen may have incorporated a Tecumseh 10 hp engine. Good luck

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hi! I have a Coleman Powermate 5000 maxa er plus. It wouldn't start so I check out the air filter, it was kind of dirty and I found gas in it. I cleaned my carburetor with carb cleaner even if it was clean...


The engine is pulling secondary air from the torn gasket area by the sound of it. It can't govern itself like that.
That must be fixed before any further tests !

Aug 19, 2013 | Coleman Powermate Powermate 5000W...

1 Answer

Coleman power ate 5000 generator, will start very easy, run for 1-2 minutes then shut down, what could be the problem?


Check oil level, and viscosity is correct 30W etc
Then check oil presure switch and wiring

Aug 28, 2012 | Coleman Electrical Supplies

1 Answer

I have a coleman maxa 5000 generator no spark


first look at the oil level some generators have a low oil shut off then remove the front cover of the engine and unplug the small wire on the side of the coil then try to start it if you get spark back the its a wire problem if still no spark then the coil is bad

Aug 15, 2012 | Coleman Powermate Powermate 5000W...

1 Answer

Serges up and down and stalls after a fes coleman maxa 5000 er plus


Hi mxdidit,

Surging is generally caused by carburetor problems. Squirt some carb cleaner in it and see if that helps it at all. If that helps but does not do a lot, then the carb probably needs to be rebuilt. The carb could also just need some adjusting. Check for fuel leaks around the carb and also be sure the air filter is clean.
Good luck.

Hope this helps. If it does, I'd appreciate your vote. Thanks,

Handie Andie

Jun 10, 2011 | Coleman Powermate Premium Plus 6250W...

1 Answer

I cant get my coleman powermate 5000 MAXA ER to start. i have changed the oil, refilled the gas, changed the spark plug, and tried using starter fluid. what else can i try?


It's almost certainly gummed up gas in the carburetor. Get some carb cleaner, and some spray instant start. Drain the gas from the tank and put a small amount of 50/50 carb cleaner and gas in the tank. Remove the air cleaner, open the choke, spray a little instant start into the carb and start it. It may fire just a couple of time. Keep the choke on to try to pull a bit of gas through the carb. You may have to do this a few times. Once you can tell some gas is flowing, open the choke slowly to keep it running until you use up the 50/50 mix. Then try a small amount of straight gas in the tank to be sure it works right, before you refill the tank. Make sure you use a stabilizing additive in any gas that you store for more than a month. good luck, Al K

Feb 02, 2011 | Coleman Powermate Premium Plus 6250W...

1 Answer

Hello, I'm trying to get an old Coleman Maxa 5000 ER Plus to work again. The interesting problem is that i can get it to start and run, IF i squirt gasoline into the carb throat with a squirt sprayer, but...


First make sure you have fresh gas in the tank, as old gas can cause a 'no run' condition. Once you have fresh gas in the tank, make sure the gas flows freely all the way to the carb by removing the fuel hose from the carb inlet & checking for good flow (bad shut-off valve or obstructed hose by debris could cause same problem). Once you are sure that good, fresh gas is going into the carb w/o obstruction, remove the lower bowl from the carb - carefully - do not lose ANY parts, starting with the washer on the bolt. With fuel flow 'ON', fuel should flow freely when this bowl is removed, so shut off fuel valve in the hose. Now, if you carefully remove the bolt / brass tube from the center of this bowl area (center of plastic float) - remove bolt downward, like you would a lightbulb from the ceiling - this bolt should have several holes in the side, they are probably clogged, so unclog them with a needle or wire, wipe clean, and reinstall. That probably just solved all your problem.... if not, you likely will want to replace the carb completely, as it is not very expensive, and will surely solve your problem. *** Be careful with gas fumes !!! ***

Dec 21, 2010 | Coleman Powermate Powermate 5000W...

2 Answers

Coleman Powermate 5000 with 10 HP Tecumseh engine. It had a float problem and leaked gas out the air filter. I replaced the float and stopped the leak, but now it won't start. It will start if engine...


I have a Coleman Powermate 5000 with 10 HP Tecumseh engine. It is very hard to get started. once started runs great . But when you shut it off and try to restart it it will not start.
I have plenty of fire. I also replace the carb.
I still have problems getting it started. I tried to start it with out the filter also. What can i try next?

Thanks for any help

Jun 18, 2010 | Coleman Powermate Powermate 5000W...

1 Answer

Powermate Maxa 5000 er will not run stably


Check the fuel filter. My company designed hybrid generators that are far more efficient. They use batteries to power your equipment, and the generator runs intermittantly to recharge the batteries when needed.

If you would like to convert to hybrid, contact me at buffalonymann@yahoo.com

Sep 24, 2009 | Coleman Electrical Supplies

Not finding what you are looking for?
Coleman Powermate Powermate 5000W Generator Logo

1,146 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Coleman Electrical Supplies Experts

John Trevino

Level 3 Expert

1383 Answers

Shawn DuRee

Level 3 Expert

355 Answers

Phil Walker
Phil Walker

Level 3 Expert

608 Answers

Are you a Coleman Electrical Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...