Generac Primepact 50G No Alternating Current

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LACamper
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I currently have a National RV 2001 Surfside with a Generac Primepact 50 G (Model: 02010-0) that runs yet no alternating current on the output.
While the generator is running, the AC output when measured goes to 163 Volts for 2 seconds, then cuts off (most likely a safety feature).
During this period the generator itself changes sound.
This is a repetitive cycle that occurs every 4 minutes.
Unfortunately, the generator is in a compartment.
I've read many forums surrounding the missing alternating current and uncertain if my unit has a governor setting at all.
I understand that it could be any of the following: the slip rings, brushes, Voltage regulator, etc.
Not sure if I should purchase the Voltage regulator (0F97190SRV that replaces the original 083049).

Thanks!
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It's a bad AVR (voltage reg) for sure!

The cycle you're seeing is the DPE breaker opening and then cooling down and closing again. Eventually it will fail from it.

If the existing version has cooling fins use this one: https://shop.gentekpower.com/products/g ... ulator-avr
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Chris,
Thanks so much!
When you say "it will eventually fail", you mean the AVR, correct?
Do you feel the DPE breaker should be replaced as well?
According to the parts diagram, it is CB3 = C/Breaker 2.5A (part # 53623)
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Sorry, I meant the DPE breaker. It's a thermal type breaker which gets weakened after repeated tripping/resetting.
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