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Ix 2000 surging

Problem with Generac Power Systems Power Generators Generac 5793 Ix 2000 surging. Also the unit surges up and downd very bad when starting a low watt microwave oven. Once started the oven works fine. It seems to do the same thing with other loads alos. Seems like the unit responds quick enough but hunts to stay at a proper power level.. Hope someone can help me, Just Thanks

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Posted on May 22, 2014


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SOURCE: Generac Guardian 15kW Generator

That sounds just about right, if the relay contacts get welded together it sometimes takes out the driver on the printed circuit board. As you found out, 12vdc from 23 to 194 makes the transfer switch move to the Generator position, relay not energized makes the ATS move to the Normal position.

You can make a nice test function by installing a 10 amp contact switch in series with either the N1 or N2 terminals. When the switch is open the generator thinks the Normal power has failed.


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I install and work on these everyday. If you hooked up the transfer switch you probable have a control wire wrong. check the utility power sense wire. That lets it no when to start in auto. it could be a relay or fuses. or a control board.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009


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SOURCE: When utility power goes out, the transfer switch doesn't transfer

Call an electrician.

Posted on Jan 23, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Generac 15KW generator, the starter went

I suspect you will SOMEPLACE find protection fuse(s) for the sense lines from the utility. That is the first place to check.

Posted on Mar 24, 2010


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SOURCE: Generac generator will start, run for a moment and

Its the Oil sensor just pack the oil sensor wires together with a smal screw and bolt and try starting if it starts your problem is the oil sensor they tend to go bad I have run through several myself . To avoid hassles I now have overidden the sensor but I check the oil level everytime I need to use the generator

Posted on Sep 03, 2010

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