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Hi guys i have a Honda GX 160 petrol generator that is only producing on the 110 volt socket, 220 volt does not produce

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To flash the excitor circuit on a coleman ( the generator is built by generac) you need a 12 volt battery. You quickly apply 12 volts via your 120vac recepticals. NO MORE THAN ONE OR TWO SECONDS! Then check you ac voltage. Most of the time the brushes are burnt up when voltage is low. Check the brushes first. You can access them by taking the end cap off of the generator via two to four screws. The brush holder is easy to spot, two wires leading to the front of the amature. Hope this solves your problem.

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: My generator starts but not give 220 volts power

Check the voltage regulator and any fuses or breakers.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: i want to make my 110 volt generator into 220 volt

most generators have a 220 volt plug on them from the factory, if it is a small one it might not have the capabilities of 220. If it has the 220 plug then you will just need to wire the proper 220 male end onto whatever you are trying to run.

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Honda 3000IS generator that only produces

I would guess that this uses both of the 15 amp breakers to make the 30 amp circuit. Try carefully measuring the voltage at the back of the 30 amp outlet after pulling it out. You may have a bad socket. look at how it's wired behind the panel too and see if there are wires from the other sockets to this one. If so, check all connections between them. If you still can't figure it out, try to get a picture of the panel and the wiring behind it and send it to Shelomah@i-can-fix-that.com

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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SOURCE: My generator runs fine but won't put out any

inside the gen head in the back their will be a 1x1x3/8" black
with 4 wire conn thing it is a rectifier theirs a hole in the center for mounting as well replace that and should be ok a big surge and age will take them out try this i willing to bet that's it unless it is smoked the part is common and avail by ebay as well as radio shack numbers will cross ref on the item good luck hope this helps

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

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