Low voltage centurion 17,500 watt

Portable standby generator troubleshooting and repair questions. (Gasoline, diesel, propane, natural gas)
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Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:14 pm

Definitely stable RPM’s. I’m not good at electrical diagnostics but I have 2 1969 muscle cars that I’ve built several motors for over the last few decades and was a service manager for Harley-Davidson for the last 12 years. Motors I’m good with 👍
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Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:30 pm

Ok I think my brother in law has the greenlee dm820 I’ll see if I can borrow it
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Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:23 am

Picking up the multimeter tomorrow I’ll let you know the Hz tomorrow night or Saturday
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Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:30 am

Sounds good!
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:05 pm

I’m sorry yesterday was hell. I have options but none are the 820. Any of these better than the rest?
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:42 pm

Overview of the Mac
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:03 pm

Ehhh... You can try, but they're all sort of 'hardware store' meters...
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:40 pm

Hook them all up at the same time and see what you get.
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:29 pm

OK so my meter is absolutely fine. My house was built in 1954. A previous owner had installed three prong outlets in the living room and two of the bedrooms the rest of the house is two prong outlets. I was testing a three prong outlet in my living room and that is what gave me the readings from 2.47Hz- 60Hz or whatever it was. I plugged into several 2 prong outlets and got a non fluctuating 60 Hz. When testing Hz on the generator where do I put the probes? If it is in the outlet which probe goes in which hole?
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:31 pm

So not only do I have an issue with my generator I have a bigger issue with my house wiring but that’s a whole Nother issue I will be paying an electrician to correct
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