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I HAVE A KOHLER MARINE GENERATOR 5KW MODEL 5ECD IT WILL NOT START WITH THE REMOTE START THE REMOTE FLASHES 1000 ??

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arealplumber

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SOURCE: Schematic

I looked for several minutes and this is what I found:

Kohler 13EOZD wiring diagram

I went to the Kohler site, entered the number and it cross referenced to the above number. The wiring diagram is on page 90.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Hello, I have a Kohler Marine Generator that says OC on the menu when I try to start it. Any ideas?

OC stands for Over Crank. How long does it take before the genset starts?

Posted on May 07, 2009

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Fred Yearian

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SOURCE: kohler confidant 4 generator service manual and wiring diagram

First thing is to check oil level as low oil pressure will shut it down.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

Fred Yearian

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SOURCE: generac model pp5000t 5KW generator, new, runs

There is a technique for energizing the field, as just flashing a brushless will not work.

It involves two series 150 watt lamps between the utility power and the running generator. You can find it with Google.

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

Rick Cross

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SOURCE: I have a kohler 5E

I have the same genset. Just fixed a similar prob with it. Mine would intermittently blow fuses at first then started blowing them as soon as trying to start. I also saw a puff of smoke from reg when it did run at one point. Carefully check stator wires for shorts to ground. Make sure to lift the stator wires that are grounded in control box. If no grounds replace control board and reg board. $400+. Cross your fingers and try it. Mine worked, thank God. The pc boards are marginally designed and built. The relays, diodes and other componants are way too undersized for the application and can not survive a lot of cycling
on and off. When starting genset make sure to slowly apply loads to it. Same thing when shutting it down. Dont shut it down with any load. It wont take it
Good luck

Posted on Jun 16, 2011

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I looked for several minutes and this is what I found:

Kohler 13EOZD wiring diagram

I went to the Kohler site, entered the number and it cross referenced to the above number. The wiring diagram is on page 90.

Hope this helps!

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