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lajimo 12-22-2012 07:10 PM

Mase Generator Issue
I have a Mase 4.0 s generator and it has started giving me an E-87 error, not enough voltage generated, and shutting down after 30 seconds. The starter is fine, fuel is good, and connections are clean. Any advice on possible causes or ideas for diagnostics greatly appreciated!

Minnewaska 12-23-2012 08:14 AM

Re: Mase Generator Issue
RPMs are too low, belt is loose/shot or the alternator/generator is going bad.

lajimo 12-23-2012 10:35 AM

Mase Generator Issue
Thanks - also heard that it could be a bad capacitor ?

Minnewaska 12-23-2012 01:20 PM

Re: Mase Generator Issue
I would try the items I listed in order, then the capacitor.

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