20 Most Recent Coleman Powermate Subaru 5000W Portable Generator Questions & Answers


Hi,
When I change mine I believe it takes just under a quart....
once you get half the bottle or so in your need to start checking the dip stick...

heatman101

Coleman... | Answered on Oct 25, 2018


Easy to find information for Briggs. Look for the engine model number on the fan cover or block. The link below will answer all your questions about the engine.

http://www.briggsandstratton.com/engines/support/frequently-asked-questions/Engine%20specifications%20online/

Coleman... | Answered on Dec 02, 2014


First verify that the breaker for the outlets is not tripped and make sure that the generator is running at full operating speed. let it run for 5-10 minutes and check for output power. If there is nothing, there are two possible problems. One could be that the automatic voltage regulator is bad. The other is that the field needs to be flashed - a high possibility if the generator has not been run in a long time. There are many videos on the internet that show you how to solve both of these problems. Just do a search for No output from a portable power generator.

Coleman... | Answered on Jun 24, 2014


I don\'t know, but change the switch or bypass it. They give plenty of problems & motor would start sometimes & not others.....Check the oil & rely on old style tech. I bypassed the switch on both of mine.after they gave problems & wouldn\'t run when needed....I only got a second one when I needed power & the switch was the only thing wrong ( I found this out too late.) & ended up with 2....

Coleman... | Answered on Jun 21, 2014


There is not enough amperage in the generator to jump start a car. You risk damaging the generator. NOT recommended

Coleman... | Answered on Nov 23, 2013


Some oil sensors will stop the generator from running if unplugged, IE they close the circuit on oil pressure, some close the circuit on oil pressure. I wouldn't recommend but with it running just take the single wire off the sensor, if it stops immediately then it requires the signal grounded to run. Some ground on low oil.

Coleman... | Answered on Nov 15, 2013


It sounds like the governor arms internally are broken, can you feel any resistnce? if not then it will need a tear down to fix

Coleman... | Answered on Nov 15, 2013


Either take the fuel line off the carb or syphon it.

Coleman... | Answered on May 19, 2013


Should be an inline fuel filter make sure you change it also.

Coleman... | Answered on May 01, 2013


if you use a quality 10w30 engine oil will work just fine.

Coleman... | Answered on Nov 02, 2012


Powermate 435001 w Subaru EX30 spark plug gap is between ..006 - .007 according to manual.

Coleman... | Answered on Oct 15, 2012

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