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troy-bilt 5500 generator 10hp engine problem removal question


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01-02-09, 01:56 PM   #1  
troy-bilt 5500 generator 10hp engine problem removal question

i have a troy-bilt 5500 generator with 10hp engine that threw a rod,, how do you remove the generator piece from the briggs engine? there a 4 short bolts that look like they hold the generator to a mounting bracket but when removed them and start to seperate housing it looks like i am pulling the armature out of the assembly..

 
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01-02-09, 06:33 PM   #2  
there should be a bolt thru the armature which you can remove and thus remove the armature, mostly you pull the armature with the engine then remove it from the engine.

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01-03-09, 12:50 AM   #3  
You generally have to take the generator electrical part apart to get it off the engine. The last thing to come off is the rotor/armature.


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01-04-09, 07:11 AM   #4  
still stuck - ned puller recomendation

well i removed the crank case bolts and tried pulling it off that way also -- still stuck (the armature bolt was removed also ) 00 now i think i need to fabricate some type of puller -- any recomendations or ideas ?? thanks for your help

 
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01-04-09, 10:03 PM   #5  
Is the armature the only thing left on the engine, and that is what is stuck? If so, give it a sharp rap with a block of wood from the side and it should jar the tapered fit loose. Don't hit it so hard that it bends anything, just enough to shock it loose.


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01-12-09, 06:10 AM   #6  
follow up --

just following up here -- i beat the casing and armature with a rubber mallot but it did not break free.. so i ended up removing the engine cover bolts and took a 2x4 block placed on the loosened bolt that runs thru the rotor to the crank(raised up 1/4 inch),, drilled a couple of holes in the 2x4 and put threaded rods down from the 2x4 to the loosened engine cover and made a puller attaching to the bolt holes that fastened the generator piece to the crankcase cover-- once the armature broke free ,, took off the wood puller and the casing , armature came out ... thanks for the help

 
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01-12-09, 11:53 PM   #7  
Glad you got it! Thanks for the update.


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