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Tekonsha P3 brake controller warning

After having a new brake controller installed, on first hookup, i got a Warning-Overload-No Brakes message. The only probable cause listed by Tekonsha is "P3 detects an excessive current overload condition during operation." The only thing i noticed is that as soon as i plugged the camper in to the truck, the camper's exterior lights came on. Related?

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SOURCE: honda eu 6500 gen overload indicator light will not shut off

Check the Ground Fault Indicator circuit breaker for triping, and look for the high limit on generator. Reset the main breaker by triping it full right and then back. Vitally

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SOURCE: My kipor KGE 1000Ti starts fine but after several

You may be UNDERLOADING the generator and it may be unstable with such a light load... see if it might behave running a heavier load... put a 100 watt light on it as a test,

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SOURCE: when it's started the engine

in checking my manuals their is a rectifier that controls the 12 volt side this can be bad even though it is for the 12 volts some times the gen needs a back pulse witch acts like a exciter that kick the power in you can replace this part i do not have the part number i'm sorry but you can get them from electronics stores the part will be black 1x1x3/8 inch with a mounting hole in the center with 4 wire studs replace and try this first if the issue is not solved then the inverter unis is bad unfortunately this is a solid state sealed unit encased in a hard gel that hole unit will need to be replaced in order to cure your issue i hope this helps

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

SOURCE: Honda EU2000i generator overload alarm

Hi, well the Red Light indicates an "Overload" situation, now if this occurs and there is NO Load connected, then usually this indicates a rather bad fault. Most often within the control & regulator electronics, there is NO "Quick Fix" sorry.... Most likely you have short circuited regulator components? But without examining the unit, this is pure speculation, based on experience.
You need to obtain a service manual, see link below to understand what I mean, in this manual, it will give you troubleshooting steps to perform to isolate and hopefully repair your unit.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8fL95cBPHc

Now if you don't wish to DIY, then the best thing to do is to contact a Honda generator repair center, and get the unit inspected by them, as usual ONLY ask for a "Quote" as to the costings, when you have been made aware of these, well then you can make up your mind as to what to do, repair or replace?

Posted on Jun 28, 2011

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SOURCE: I have an overload alarm on my honda eu2000i

it may be a thermal coupler that cuts out when it gets to hot i would let it cool off for a bit then try it with a lighter load and go from there

Posted on Jul 28, 2011

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Overload indicator light
The overload indicator light
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comes on when an over-
load of a connected electrical device is detected, the
inverter control unit overheats, or the AC output voltage
rises. The electronic breaker will then activate, stopping
power generation in order to protect the generator and
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