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FG 5700 AK generator starts and runs perfectly but has no output electricity. A meter across the 120 volt outlet reads 1.1 volts. I assume the rotor needs some residual magnetism to start the generator, could this machine have lost the residual strength to where it cannot start? All windings and components seem to be ok and it was working a few weeks ago when last used. What can I test to know what is wrong with this generator? Thanks, Ted

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SOURCE: model FG 5700 AK starts

there is a fuse or breacker that will trip some times so check that first, The wire may of came off from the plug in or the plug in will burn out some times or there is a diod in the motor they will go out you really need a meter to check these problems out just need to check the easy ones first fuse or bad wire good luck

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