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If it was left unused for a few months with fuel in it the fuel forms a gel in the carburettor and may have blocked jets. Try the solution below:First to check that the plug is sparking;

Remove the spark-plug
Push it into the HT lead, the lead that normally is pressed onto the top of the plug, and rest it with the metal part of the plug against the metal of the generator
Pull the start cord and see if the plug sparks.If it does the problem is with the fuel. If it doesn’t try replacing the plug.

Assuming that the plug sparks alright pour about 5ml, 1 teaspoon, of fuel into the opening where you took the spark-plug out of.
Dip the end of the spark-plug in fuel so the spark gap is wet and replace the plug in the generator.
Try starting the generatorThe fuel you poured into the spark-plug opening should burn causing the generator to start. The procedure may have to be repeated 2 to 3 times. If there was fuel left for a few months in the generator and it has formed gel in the carburettor this procedure may not work. If this happens the only solution is to have the carburettor stripped down and the jets cleaned by a mechanic.

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If the electric starter doesn`t work, your battery may be dead. To solve this problem you can charge the battery on a trickle charger. When you pull the recoil cord, you are actually starting the engine. Pull the recoil cord until you feel a bit of resistance and then let it go back.
The most common causes of a generator producing no power are the loss of residual magnetism in the alternator and a failed AVR or another excitation component. If the voltage is around 50-70V on each phase, then it is likely the AVR needs replacement.
you might have rust built up in your cylinder. possibly or some corrosion. so your piston might be seized up for that reason or if you ran it low on oil. and it got too hot the piston could be seized up as well so that would be another reason why that piston is not going to move that recoil.
An electric start uses an electrical switch to start the engine. Some models will have an electric starter and a pull cord, with the latter as a backup starter. You can also add an electric start to some pull-cord generators.
Reset breakers are located on the control box of your generator along with the main on/off switch and main breakers. Reset breakers protect the circuit from surges. When your generator experiences a surge, these breakers need to be pushed in to be reset. Overtime, reset breakers need be replaced if they become weak.
Battery failure is the most common generator issue. Batteries wear down with age, providing less and less power as time goes on. Knowing the service life of your generator`s battery will ensure you know to replace it before it stops working.
There are electronic components that have to operate and, just like a car, the battery operates them. So essentially, the generator does start with the battery, as it wouldn`t be able to start without it. The good news is that standby generator batteries are relatively low maintenance just like a car battery.
Correct the load by unplugging all appliances from the receptacles and press the circuit protector button to reset, followed by the Overload Reset button. AC power will be restored immediately. The overload reset button is available for a maximum of five times for each full start of the generator.
Many generators come with pull-start mechanisms. Some even come with none at all. Though both of these starter defaults are common for generators, many users prefer to have generators with electric starts. Fortunately for them, there is a do-it-yourself way to add an electric start to a generator!
Cons for recoil start: you break your back and your and and it takes time. Pros: recoil start you do not have to worry about a dead battery. Electric start pros: you don`t break your back and hand it is easy to start and less time consuming. Electric start cons: you have to worry about a battery and losing they key.
Perform a power reset (or hard reset) to clear information from the computer`s memory without erasing personal data.
Generator circuit-breakers protect important assets in power plants by clearing potential harmful short-circuit faults in tens of milliseconds, preventing severe damages and enhancing power plant availability.
Equipped with a rechargeable battery, an electric start generator powers various appliances and tools during power outages, outdoor events, or off-grid situations. The generator`s engine converts mechanical energy into electrical energy, providing a dependable source of power for different applications.
Just like an automobile, you cannot start a typical standby generator without a functional battery. And like their automotive counterparts, dead batteries are a leading reason for generators failing to start.

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My 50cc mini bike starts then dies 5 secs after starting. why?
ANSWER : It sounds like you may have 2 problems

Bad gas
dpossible loose spark plug( bad compression) Solutiondump out the gas put new inRemove the spar plug and examine the plug if it is wet and black it is fouledif it is white ad dry it is not getting gasIf you can replace the spark plug if not just clean it with a wire brush put back in and tighten Finally make sure the spark plug wire is not loseBest of luck to you

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I have a Kohler Condidant 5 Generator that will run as long as you hold the start button in. It dies when you let off. I have a harness for the remote switch but no switch – It also will start the generator when you cross the red and black wire and run as long as you hold them together. There are 3 wires to the main switch and 5 to the remote switch. Does the starter stay engaged the whole time you hold the start switch or does the computer release the starter once it is running? The Generator is producing electricity because I tested it while holding the start button. Some where is a wire that shold tell it to keep running. I have read online many descriptions of the same problem, most are told the board is bad so they replace it and still have the problem. Have not found a solution. Talked to a marine machanic today and he said he fixed his friends generator doing the same thing by running a bypass wire but he couldnt remember exactly what he did it was a long time ago. Can anyone help me. Thank you
ANSWER : The problem is either the ballast resistor or the starter bypass relay. The bypass relay should be part of the starter solenoid. I’m afraid I can’t tell you exactly where the ballast resistor is located. It should be a physically fairly large resistor made of ceramic. It should be retangular roughly 1.5″-3″ long and 3/8″-1/2″ accross with a wire on each end. It could also be a coil of wire mounted on a phenolic board.
If you need more help just add a comment and I’ll respond as soon as I get the message.

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Cannot turn engine over to start. Ariens 924 snow blower
ANSWER : Pull spark plugs and see if it will pull over if not fuel may have filled the crank case drain & refill to proper level (starter is stuck in lube shaft & movethe gear up & down by hand to free up)

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Starting my Mojave 250
ANSWER : I’m having the same problem I guess it popular in mojave I changed the plug and I still get Orange spark is there any ideas it won’t kick start when cold but once warm she runs great and will kick start

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Won’t start after storeage
ANSWER : Does your motor turn over or is battery dead. think you have to pull brake lever to actuate starter. if it does turn over and doesn’t start. try draining carb. and to get some fresh fuel in the carb and try again. if not you may need to clean carb.

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I have a 2004 60 hp yamaha 2 stroke outboard engine that doesn’t start or run well. Once warm and in the water it will idle in nuetral and also in gear. It accelerates in neutral but will die or lack power if I increase throttle while in gear. Engine will somtimes get to top speed but often while running at top speed engine will start to slow rapidly. Engine has full range of operationout when out of the water where there is no load on engine but is still difficult to cold start. Before these recent problems the engine sat up for several months and I had to change the impeller and spark plugs. Spark plugs fire, cylinders have proper pressure of 100, 100, and 110. I cleaned some fuel lines and filters and got new gas.
ANSWER : Every sympton you are describing here can be attributed to fuel starvation due to blocked jets and or water in carbs, when your engine dies does it die with dry plugs, or wet oily ones?

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I have a problem with my machine, on occasion, not recognizing when I’m starting, and the display will not start. I have to remove one of the batteries or it will stay on forever. When it starts up, it works fine, no complaints whatsoever. But lately, I’ve not been able to use it due to the start-up problem. I put the batteries in, the display comes on, but it will not start up when I begin motion. The control buttons will not work, either. Please inform me what it is I can do to fix this problem. Thank You
ANSWER : Troubleshooting on this model is very limited to anyone but the vendor. I would recommend sharing the symptoms with a representative from fitnessquest here.
Good luck

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