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78buckshot
Coils are getting hot while running, they keep up ok while running but after heat soak they won't fire with enough voltage to start the thing.
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Peddler
It could also be a timing issue with the coils. I think that old coils can have good fire but often fire out of time. Coil replacement is the number one thing to help older units. Good Luck, Peddler
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redman
Thanks for reply !
78buckshot: I had thought about that, coils get hot, then don't want to fire right, then shuts down generator, the coils are hot, and it won't start, when you try to re-start generator. But choke it a little, with glove over air box holes, and it will start right back, most of the time, or back-fire.

Peddler: agree with you on old coils, just hate to change them, never have gotten under 4 hrs. on this job yet. In all that I have changed, have never seen a bad flywheel key, but guess its possible.

Thanks, Mike
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MEC
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