sears generator starts/runs fine, then dies after 15 minutes


Old 07-15-09, 08:09 AM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: hudson valley, ny
Posts: 24
sears generator starts/runs fine, then dies after 15 minutes

around 5 years old, craftsman, cleaned the carb, no change. it shuts down like it is being turned off, real quick. does not seem like a fuel issue , but not sure. please advise. thanks, rune
Sponsored Links
Old 07-15-09, 10:41 AM
indypower1's Avatar
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
Posts: 634
sounds like the coil is heating up and loosing it's connection. Next time it dies, pull the spark plug and check for spark.
Old 07-15-09, 12:07 PM
bontai Joe's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 592
Try runnng it with the gas cap loose in case the air vent is plugged up.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes