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

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Old 07-15-09, 08:09 AM
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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
 
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Old 07-15-09, 10:41 AM
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sounds like the coil is heating up and loosing it's connection. Next time it dies, pull the spark plug and check for spark.
 
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Old 07-15-09, 12:07 PM
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Try runnng it with the gas cap loose in case the air vent is plugged up.
 
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