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Contact Schumacher directly to request.

Schumacher... | Answered 9 hours ago


What is the alarm display? And what is your generator brand? If possible to say detail it will be better.

Here is diesel generator website:

https://starlightgenerator.en.made-in-china.com/

Generac... | Answered Yesterday


Hello, what is your generator brand? And how much the power?
Different brand generator, solution for faults will be different.

More diesel generator power details is at:
https://starlightgenerator.en.made-in-china.com/

Electrical... | Answered Yesterday


I think you can ask your supplier, they most know their generator.
If you plan to have a new diesel generator set, maybe you can consider Cummins, Volvo, Perkins, as well as China made generator: Yuchai, Shangchai, Weichai, Ricardo etc.
Here is the website:

https://starlightgenerator.en.made-in-china.com/

Kohler... | Answered Yesterday


i don't know. see if there is a stop switch that is still in the 'off' position. using a small electric meter, test to see if there is power coming to the generator's starter. if all is well, you may need to have the starter repaired or replaced. on some
motors, a gentle tap on the starter sometimes allows motors to run again. be gentle.

Electrical... | Answered Yesterday


They should be readily available about anywhere. True value, home depot, ace hardware...

Electrical... | Answered 2 days ago


Is there any circuit breakers or main cut off switch in the off position? If so start the generator and turn on all circuit breakers or cut off switches.

Kipor Electrical... | Answered 3 days ago


Most of the time it is the AVR that has blown. Check out our videos on how to test them.
We hold your AVR in stock and have a whole Help Center dedicated to helping people fix their Portable Generators. Check it out on our site. https://www.generatorguru.com/

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Generac... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019


Hi Mark,

The engines used on the Powermates have a low oil shutdown system that can be troublesome. Try this:

1 - Make sure there is enough oil in the crankcase. The oli level needs to be all the way up to the bottom of the threads in the oil fill hole.

2 - Still no spark? Replace the spark plug with a new one (properly gapped), then spray something like brake cleaner into the carb. Pull the rope and see if you hear any detonations from the engine. If the engine tries to start but won't you need to look at the fuel system, then the ignition.

3 - If you proved there isn't any spark happening, look under the plastic cover where the kill switch is located. You'll find a small metal box with wires coming out of it. Find the wire that goes from the box to the kill switch and disconnect it at the switch. Mark things as needed so that you'll remember where to put them back. Give the rope a gentle pull and see if we have a working ignition, if it does have spark there is something wrong in the low oil shutdown mechanism.

4 - If you've convinced yourself that the low oil shutdown is misbehaving try changing this oil and flushing out the crankcase. Look for any evidence of debris that would have made the oil level float bind. As a final test reconnect the wire we took off the switch and disconnect the one that goes from the module to the oil sensor on the side of the engine, if you don't get a spark with the sonsor disconnected you probably have a bad module.

5 - If we didn't get ignition with the low oil shutdown disconnected from the kill switch, reconnect the wire we took off and then disconnect the (usually black) wire that leads down inside the engine. This is the kill wire for the ignition module. If you get the engine to start with this wore disconnected you may have a shorted kill switch, test it with an ohm meter.

6 - if there still isn't a spark with the kill wire disconnected you may have a bad ignition module. You have to take off the carb, then the blower housing to get to it. Check that the kill wire isn't shorted to the block anywhere, and that the module has the proper gap and orientation before replacing it, The modules say "cyl side" on the side that should face into the engine. A regular business card or a playing card ought to just fit between the magnet on the flywheel and the module, too loose would cause a loss of ignition. You get extra points if you use a feeler guage to set the gap to 0.010 inches.

7 - Ignition modules are available from a bunch of different places, your local Briggs supplier will want to know the model, type, and code numbers located on the side of the valve cover in order to be sure which parts you need,

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Carl

Coleman... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019


Yes. :)

We are a Generator Parts Specialists. We have a whole Help Center and Engineers dedicated to helping people fix their Portable Generators. In addition to this we have a "Parts Search Service" if the part is not listed on our site. Check us out on our site. https://www.generatorguru.com/
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Electrical... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019


We are a Generator Parts Specialists. We have a whole Help Center and Engineers dedicated to helping people fix their Portable Generators. In addition to this we have a "Parts Search Service" if the part is not listed on our site. Check us out on our site. https://www.generatorguru.com/
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Honeywell... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019


We are a Steele Generator Parts Specialists. We have a whole Help Center and Engineers dedicated to helping people fix their Portable Generators. In addition to this we have a "Parts Search Service" if the part is not listed on our site. Check us out on our site. https://www.generatorguru.com/
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Electrical... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019


Hi!

We are a Steele Generator Parts Specialists. We have a whole Help Center and Engineers dedicated to helping people fix their Portable Generators. In addition to this we have a "Parts Search Service" if the part is not listed on our site. Check us out on our site. https://www.generatorguru.com/
Parts Spares for Generators and Small Engine Machinery

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Electrical... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019


We have a whole Help Center and Engineers dedicated to helping people fix their Portable Generators. In addition to this we have a "Parts Search Service" if the part is not listed on our site. Check us out on our site. https://www.generatorguru.com/
Parts Spares for Generators and Small Engine Machinery

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Electrical... | Answered on Aug 19, 2019

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