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Generator does not output any power. Engine runs fine

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I have the same problem and here is my troubleshooting steps I took.

1) Verified that the unit had no output with induction meter on cables coming out of top of generator head (three black and three white). You can use a volt meter too.
2) Checked that brushes were free and long enough.
3) Checked capacitor (condenser) was 130uF
4) Checked diodes

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

  • huntnpeck Sep 03, 2010

    5) Checked for 6 volt DC across brushes while running. If not there you have to use battery to reestablish it. Not difficult and proceedure in your manual.
    6) Checked resistance across rotor windings. Infinite ohms means open winding. That's my problem.

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