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Open the control panel and inspect the wiring for hot spots. Fluctuating output power is usually caused by a capacitor wire being loose or a "cooked" capacitor from leaking wax and finally failing. If you see the capacitor is swollen or appears to be leaking candle wax, replace it For sure inspect all of the capacitor wires for any signs of head or looseness all the way down to the generator stator. Most capacitor wires are yellow but that is not always the case. Locate the wires and physically follow them from the capacitor to the diode and back to the generator stator winding looking for loose, chaffed or hot wires. DO NOT cut anything loose in the stator area. Just inspect unless you know you have a repair to do.
Also.... check the wires on the output switch / CB for the same thing (loose, chaffed, or hot) Since you said it works for about 10 - 15 minutes I am pretty sure you have cooking wires or a bad capacitor inside the control panel just from my over 40 years of past experience as a repair tech.
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Posted on Mar 25, 2011
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