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My Honda EB3500X Shuts off when auto throttle is switched on making me run full throttle at all times. Cause? Solution?

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If your engine shutting down, then your auto throttle is working.
when you hit the switch watch the throttle arm move on the carburetor to the idle position,if so you may have to clean the carburetor jet and fuel nozzle ports.possibly this occurs when unit has been stored for quite some time.once jets are cleaned it should maintain idle.

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Is there a load of at least 30% of rated generator load connected and proved working ? if not the the Auto throttle ckt works by load and just a lil drop light or something small is not enough for ckt to "See" hence it says no load and shuts gen off for safety

Posted on Jun 04, 2014

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