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do you even know if you are receiving electric to the wall? have you checked the bulb outlet on the mirror with a multimeter to be sure it is receiving power? is the bulb you installed the same EXACT brand/model as the one that failed?

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 07, 2019

You will need to buy a power cord and withe the unit. Refer to instructions that came with unit. That will explain everything. Now if you do not have a receptacle under the sink you will need to call an electrician. Many times there is a switch on wall by sink that turns the power on or off on receptacle under sink.

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 06, 2019

This machine? The one we can't see?

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 04, 2019

I don't think it matters when plugged in. The mode switch is referencing power for the light when in use.

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019

Did you bypass the on-off switch or the low oil level switch? Try opening the oil level switch wire.

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019

Check fuel valve is open (completely).


If not the valve then check fuel flow. Turn fuel off and remove carburetor bowl drain. There will be approximately a 1/4 cup of fuel drain out then stop. When flow stops turn fuel valve to ON and a steady trickle of fuel should flow. If it merely drips fuel, then there's blockage or fuel valve is not opening fully. Try loosening fuel cap and see if flow improves.


Electrical... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019

I've been a code inspector (and plans reviewer) for over 40 years and have never seen anything like this. As it has an "off" setting, someone may have grabbed whatever he had and used it as a switch.

Things like this scare me. Whatever its connected to, I would find out (by following the wires) and disconnect it. It's things like this that cause home fires.

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019

An interesting unofficial addition - in the absence of further details, it looks as though it is a potentiometer though for what purpose is a mystery. Tracing the origin or destination of a couple of the wires would provide a clue.

A potentiometer can be used for a variety of low current purposes from providing a variable voltage; a volume control for an amplifier or loudspeaker is the most common application...

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 02, 2019

I have the same problem,with FBG-6500-LDE elies.

Electrical... | Answered on Jun 01, 2019

Get from Lowes or Home depot.

Good luck


Electrical... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Verify the current draw thru each breaker

Electrical... | Answered on May 31, 2019


We have a put together a guide here to assist you in these situations. It will guide you through testing and repairing the Generator. : https://www.generatorguru.com/need-help/
If you need any further help our Generator Engineers are happy to assist you.

Regards,The Generator Guru Team

Electrical... | Answered on May 31, 2019

not available for repair....it is only with company service center....

Electrical... | Answered on May 31, 2019


You need to adjust your valve lash clearances to:
Intake: 0.015" (0.381mm)
Exhaust: 0.015-0.020" (0.4-0.5mm) (Try smallest setting first. If still not running right, change clearance to 0.020".)

We have made a video to show you how to adjust the Valve Lash Clearances if your not sure how:
Setting Valve Lash Clearances on a Portable Gas Generator - https://www.generatorguru.com/help-me-fix-my-generator-repair-advice/

If you need to purchase parts they are available on our website.

The Generator Guru Team

Electrical... | Answered on May 31, 2019

Roughly, Need to have a NO relay energized by shore power, need a mechanical and electrical interlocking set of contactors, holding contacts too.

Electrical... | Answered on May 30, 2019

Use a capacitor tester with the proper range of farads. Some electric multymeters include a capacitance, or capacitor test for farads value.
This test tests not for capacitor value but for operation. Connect an ohm meter and the reading should jump before gradually settling to zero ohms. Reverse the leads and again jumps before settling down. Preferably with analog meter. Digital meter still works.
I've also tested capacitors by connecting it across AC voltage and reading the amperes. Then find the resistance of the capacitor with use of math formula R/EI, then use the Xc formula I don't recall now, something like C = 1/ (2pi f Xc).
For DC capacitors does not apply but to use a meter.

Electrical... | Answered on May 30, 2019

gives a boost to motor to help start or start under load

Electrical... | Answered on May 29, 2019

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