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Check all the fuses. Sounds like the inverter section has gone south

Generac 5793R... | Answered on May 23, 2014


Generac 5793R... | Answered on May 22, 2014

Could be the fuel tank is not venting properly. When it fails, remove fuel cap and try starting. If it runs replace fuel cap wuth new.

Generac... | Answered on Nov 01, 2020

Judy, Generac portable generator oil recommendations. Above 40°F, use SAE 30. Below 40°F and down to 10°F, use 10W-30. Below 10°F, use synthetic 5W-30. Oil should be changed after the first 8 hours of operation and every 200 hours of run time thereafter.
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Generac... | Answered on Aug 27, 2020

Regarding the advice about "Flashing" a generator.
Do you people even know what that means?

What you are doing is messing with the capacitor that is part of the voltage conversion. Likely you are burning any shorts out of the capacitor. Has noting to do with the fields or coils or rectifier.

So if you are having issues then test the capacitor and replace it.
Try your flashing and see if you don't fry the rectifier.

It amazes me that people will blindly follow something they don't understand "hoping" that something good will happen.

But if a new generator is what you want then give your old one away instead of trashing it.

Generac... | Answered on May 13, 2020

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Check fuse and connections between start switch, control board, and starter solenoid.

The engine controller board is responsible for crank-
ing, startup, running and shutdown operations. The
board interconnects with other components of the DC
control system to turn them on and off at the proper
times. It is powered by fused 12 VDC power from the

Generac... | Answered on Mar 26, 2020

If you have a Generac Generator which fails to start during a power outage and gives an Error Code 1518 - RPM Sense Loss you can try and manually get the generator restarted very simply. ... The generator should wait 5 seconds and then try and auto-start up to 3 times.

Generac... | Answered on Mar 25, 2020

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Generac... | Answered on Jan 30, 2020

Try disconnecting the battery for 2 minutes then reconnect and reprogram.

Generac... | Answered on Dec 18, 2019

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Generac... | Answered on Dec 10, 2019

Yellow is likely a battery issue. Low battery voltage or not charging, failed battery, etc.

These units require schedule maintence. Go to


Find model installation operation manual and familiarize yourself with the system or pay the service tech.

Generac... | Answered on Nov 30, 2019

You can ask your supplier or check according to the maintenance manual.

Generac... | Answered on Nov 30, 2019

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Generac... | Answered on Nov 05, 2019

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