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I have a 2.4kva generator, but some few days back it produces white smoke from the exhaust on start up which stops after 5 minutes. I don't know the cause of the problem and how to resolve it.

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White smoke means you burn oil.

You need to have it fixed, the springs need replaced. Most likely it run too hot. If the cylinder is scratched then repair is more expesive than replacement,

good luck

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