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Old 03-10-2013, 06:50 PM   #1
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generator. will not say running. ran fine up until last night .checked voltage and was only 80 any ideas?

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Old 03-10-2013, 06:56 PM   #2
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Too little information

What else have you checked?

Fuel, oil, Battery volts

Suggest locate manual and read the troubleshooting section.

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Old 03-10-2013, 07:55 PM   #3
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The owners manual will tell you how to get an error code, then give the cause according to the shown code.

It assisted me on our 2005 winnebago.

Good luck in your problem solving
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voltage would be low of the gen rpm was low. many things could cause this. As stated above look for an error code and start there
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Without the error code it sounds like the temperature sensor needs replacing.
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How much fuel in the tank?
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Old 03-12-2013, 06:14 PM   #7
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Definitely check for the code. Don't know how old your generator is, but it is common to need to change the temperature sensor after a few years. I have 2004 and had to change the sensor last summer, problem solved!

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