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MY GENERATOR HAS STOP PUTTING OUT VOLTAGE I PULL THE BACK PLATE OFF AND SEENA SEALED BLOCK WITH FOUR WIRES ON ONE SIDE AND TWO GOING OUT THE BLOCK IS CRACKED AND SMEEL THE BURNT. I BELEIVE IT MAY BE THE SURGE PROTECTOR OR EXCITOR . COULD THIS BE THR ONLY PROBLEM WITH MY GENERATOR THE WINDINGS LOOK GOOD.IT STARTED BLINKING THE LIGHTS SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE GOING OUT. IS THIS PART AVAILABLE . 2800 WATT EASTERN STEEL P/N 50538.WHERE CAN I GET PARTS. THANKS ROY MABILE

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