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I have a Honda generator model EM3500X with auto idle. The auto idle solenoid does not work when you throw the switch to auto. Switch is good, replaced the solenoid, still does not work. Any ideas? Generator runs fine at full speed and puts out 120/240 volt and 12V DC

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The control board that senses load (current) is not working.It should drop to low with no output current. (nothing running)

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