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Old 02-08-2015, 07:06 PM   #21
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Thanks guys. I appreciate that. I will try it all out tomorrow.
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Old 02-09-2015, 08:20 AM   #22
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There are two potential issues that could cause a problem. First thing we really need to know is the controller type. There is a firmware update for evolution controllers for this very issue if I am not mistaken. Nope, I'm wrong, that is undervoltage.

The is also another bulletin concerning rpm sense loss issues that are caused by low temps. In my experience extended periods below 15-20 degrees will cause this error. Something to do with condensation around the brushes on rotor freezing and causing poor contact. By the some miracle the generator will work fine once the temp gets above freezing.

Just another thing to be mindful of.
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Damn.....I miss-spelled Generac in my thread title.
No you didn't

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Just a guess but have you cleared the error code then tried to start manually?
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Just a guess but have you cleared the error code then tried to start manually?
Yep....sure have. Didn't get there today. Try to make it tomorrow.
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Any luck?
Sure did nrp. Thanks to the advice from both you and mcclary I tracked it down to be a bad start relay. I verified voltages at the two points you told me to check. Had voltage at wire 56 but nothing coming from the relay to the starter solenoid.
I then did what mcclary suggested and jumper'ed 12 volts to the starter and the unit cranked over and offered to start.

It didn't run because of a no fuel situation. It seems the frost in the ground heaved the propane tanks that are about 300' away and kinked the line coming from the tanks.

So I had two problems out there. I had a local (300 km away) generac service guy replace the relay for me and they installed a new propane line yesterday so we are all good now.

Thanks for the help guys
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