20 Most Recent Champion International Champion Power Equipment 46515 3500 Watt 196cc OHV 4cycle Gas Powered Rv Questions & Answers


There is an air leak in the seals somewhere between the carb and the intake manifold. You are getting too much air! ALL of those seals need to be changed, As the paper seals age they develop small cracks that kill the vacuum made by the engine to pull in the gas/air mixture!

Champion... | Answered on Dec 26, 2012


I found this at http://www.championpowerequipment.com/tech-bulletins/
AVR Voltage Adjustment

This bulletin covers the following Champion Power Equipment models:

C46535 C41150 C41365

C46540 C41155 C75520E

C49055 C41255 C71350E

Note: Read instructions completely before performing service.

1. On the end of the generator locate the round yellow cover held on by two 7mm bolts.

Remove the two bolts and the yellow cover will come right off.

2. At approximately 7 o'clock you'll see a kidney shaped electrical component called the AVR,

which is held on by two 7mm bolts. Remove the two bolts but do not disconnect the wiring

and turn the AVR over so you can see the backside. You should see a round part coming off

the AVR, this is the capacitor. You should also see a small rectangular box with a jewelers

screw, this is your voltage adjustment screw.

3. With a flat head screw driver turn the jewelers screw counter clockwise and this will lower

the voltage. As the screw is turned back watch the volt meter to see adjustment, the

generator must be running to do this.

4. Adjust the screw until the meter reads 250 volts. On model C46540 when the toggle switch

is turned to the 120 side the volt meter should read around 130 volts. Optimum voltage is

121.8 volts.

5. If voltage does not decrease or does not hold a steady output please contact Champion at

877-338-0999 for a new AVR.

If you have any questions, please contact Champion Power Equipment:

Champion Power Equipment, Inc.

10006 Santa Fe Springs Rd.

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Phone: 1-877-338-0999
Email:

tech@championpowerequipment.com

Champion... | Answered on Jun 19, 2012


They have a website at http://www.championpowerequipment.com. Click "support" and they tell you "If you need to order a part please call our tech support line. Our professionally trained technicians will be able to assist with placing orders. Orders ship within 1 business day - orders received before 2:00 PM (PST) will be shipped same day." The number is 1-877-338-0999. They also have many service bulletins thee thay will help solve many problems.

Champion... | Answered on Jun 19, 2012


Yes you should indeed find out WHY the breaker is tripped in the first place? and why it will not reset.
The ONLY thing that will cause a breaker to trip,and not be able to be reset, is a short circuit, across the "line" Phase and Neutral, usually that or a Short to Earth? This MUST be checked out first. One must NEVER EVER simply replace or indeed reset a breaker without first finding out exactly WHY it occurred in the first place. Breakers seldom if ever spontaneously break down.
This may happen if there is a fault in the circuity in the Gen.
To be able to really do anything one must obtain a service manual first.

Champion... | Answered on Jul 05, 2011


If I understand correctly, you have a pull-start generator.

The rope to the pull-start broke.

This happened to us out on the job one day.

Our equipment might be different than yours. Our pull-start assembly is held with 4 bolts. Simply remover those bolts and lift off the cover ... carefully. The rope is attached to something I will call a pulley. The rope wraps around the pulley several times.

Do not lift out the pulley that the rope attaches to >> or the spring that re-winds the rope will come un-sprung (at least it did on our machine). If the spring comes unwound, then you got another job, and have to put the spring back also. Your machine might be different.

Keep pulley in place. Remove rope. Get another rope with same diameter and length and put it in.

Champion... | Answered on Oct 19, 2010


If your voltmeter is registering the 240v prior putting in the twist-lock plug then your have a crossed wire plug or there is a problem with the load.

If not reading the correct voltage then you have problem with the generator's alternator. Example bad regulator or a shorted main winding.

Champion... | Answered on Nov 23, 2014


This comes from gas getting from the carb when the engine is stopped. The carb will need a good cleaning. Kawasaki has vent tubes just to avoid this when air venting gets plugged. Just saying. ..

Champion... | Answered on Oct 29, 2014

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