Clicking sound from control panel won’t run

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Judy
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Generac 14kw model 0058841 will not start. If the fuse is removed or if battery disconnected a clicking sound from the control panel. Control screen is either blank or states Install Wizard but the buttons do nothing.
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How old is the battery?
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Brand new battery - was running fine until neighbors tree took down power lines- electric company came to repair lines said I had to shut it off. When electric came back I turn the generator back on. It did one test run then stopped.
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I would test the battery voltage and also load test the battery. Sometimes it's that simple!
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Don’t understand the clicking sound when I take the 7.5 fuse out or when I disconnect the battery. Removed control panel found some dead ants cleaned It with alcohol- board looked ok reinstalled but have the same problem.
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There are relays inside that will click for various things when the battery or power is removed.
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Battery tested fine - replaced control panel - started up on 2nd crank - just ran its first weekly test - Hoping this is the fix
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Hopefully so! Where did you end up getting the new panel if you don't mind me asking?
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Got it from eBay-ordered it before I found this forum. Few days ago lost power for awhile and in this heat with no A/C thought I should try and fix the generator so I ordered it.
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I just always like to ask :cool: I'm glad you got it going!
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