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Old 06-13-2020, 10:13 AM   #1
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Hello. Wondering if anyone has come across this issue. My generator runs great and has no issues except when I hit a hard dip or pothole. The harsh jolt kills the generator! It will restart and run fine. When the road is smooth I have no issues. It only happens a couple times and only on very rough highways! Oil level is exact, it had a full tune up last year by me. It has 340 hours on it. Runs fine even in the 90ís and 100 degree temps.

Anyone run across this issue. It happened last year right after we bought it. I found it overfull on oil, fixed that and it ran fine till yesterday. Looking back I know that when it died I was on some rough MI highways.

Thanks!
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Old 06-13-2020, 06:57 PM   #2
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Hello. Wondering if anyone has come across this issue. My generator runs great and has no issues except when I hit a hard dip or pothole. The harsh jolt kills the generator! It will restart and run fine. When the road is smooth I have no issues. It only happens a couple times and only on very rough highways! Oil level is exact, it had a full tune up last year by me. It has 340 hours on it. Runs fine even in the 90ís and 100 degree temps.

Anyone run across this issue. It happened last year right after we bought it. I found it overfull on oil, fixed that and it ran fine till yesterday. Looking back I know that when it died I was on some rough MI highways.

Thanks!
Sounds like there might be an ignition power source loss due to jolts. Loose connection? Relay being jolted open?

Might have to drive slower on crappy roads
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