Error Code 1053

Generac, Guardian, Honeywell, Siemens, Centurion, Watchdog, Bryant, & Carrier Air Cooled Home Standby generator troubleshooting and repair questions
Post Reply
ssp
New Member
New Member
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri May 15, 2020 11:38 am

I have a 20kw Synergy with less than 200 hrs. It just threw error code 1053 which i understand indicates an issue with the AVR. Replacement price for the AVR assemble is in excess of $2,500. What is recommended for trouble shooting steps? Can the AVR be rebuilt? Any help would be much appreciated.
Chris
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 1859
Joined: Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:46 pm
Location: Clawson, MI
Contact:

My troubleshooting knowledge on these units is very limited since I only have 1 here personally that I have ever worked on. The AVR's are indeed VERY expensive, as well as the rotor/stator assemblies.

I can really only suggest following the troubleshooting flowcharts in the diagnostic manual for that unit and see how the tests play out. I have seen a few people mention that they found a damaged brush pack and it was causing the issues they were having.

The diagnostic manual for it is here: https://shop.gentekpower.com/products/g ... tic-manual
Generac tech for over 12 years. I'm here to help!
"The only source of knowledge is experience" -Albert Einstein
Looking for Generac parts? Gentek Power offers the full line of Generac replacement parts! Shop Gentek Power Generac Parts
A list of my favorite Generator & Electrical Tools! https://www.amazon.com/shop/gentek_power
Post Reply