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If I lose street power momentarily and my generator immediately starts than quits because the street power comes back on, the weekly 20 minute generator excercise does not work.I have to reset the transfer switch when this happens. Is this normal?

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Although A bit inconvienent this does seem to be the norm for some Kohler units. Actually a small price to pay rather than having a technician come out to replace the ATS control board. There are time delays that could be set longer to keep the unit running longer and may prevent this from happenng

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