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Coleman powermate model PM0525202 run switch position

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: coleman powermate 6250 mod# PM0525303

I had the same problem on my Powermate 525500 (5500 watt) and finally manage to get in contact w/Powermate (PRAMAC) tech support. He told me that if the gen is setup for a while, the exciter loses it's magnatism. To reenergize ( jumpstart) as he called it, follow the prcedure below. Probably not for amatures.
1. start up the generator.
2. Pull off the brush cover on the end of the gen.
3. Get a 6-12 volt battery and setup w/color coated cables.
4. place the negative lead on the left side brush terminal and tap the right side brush terminal w/ the positive lead.
5. Wala....you sould have power.

One would think that this important info would be on the manual or a blog somewhere.

Good luck and have a wonderful day.
The Texajun

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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SOURCE: How can I get a owners/instruction Manual for my

follow this link to get the user manual guide as per your model no:

http://arkansas-ope.com/COLEMAN_GENERATORS.html

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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SOURCE: My coleman powermate generator will start but will not generate.

The voltage regulator controls the output. You will need to check that first.

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Posted on Aug 01, 2009

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sal sabea

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SOURCE: Coleman Powermate on/off switch broke off. Is a DIY out of the ?

there is a wire in the back of the control pad...right behind the on\off switch...once it touches the naked body of the gen. it will shut off..

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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Dmitry Kukushkin

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SOURCE: Coleman powermate 2500 generator :

To what I know about this model - it IS NOT inverter type. Electrical motor works pretty much like car alternator with out reftifier. The ONLY magnet on rotor is a small, 1x2 initiation magnet, that helps to start the induction current. After that, induction current thru rotor is controlled by AVR (automatic voltage regulator) in a way, that output voltage stays at needed level.

The fact that you read 2.0 volts on output - tells you that your initiation magnet is OK. One of few things went wrong, in probability order: winding on rotor, AVR module, winding on stator, brushes woar out.

Take back cover off from electric generator part, use voltmeter to measure continuity on stator (2 or 3 poles, must be within 50 ohnm), continuity of rotor thru brushes ( normally within 100ohm). If broken - have to restore windings. It is DIYable for rotor, but hardly possible for stator. If those are ok - most probably your AVR is dead, you can not test it yourself, so get a new module to try (but try to make arrangements for return, if there it was not the reason).


Just fixed Champion 3500 generator myself, purchased for $50 as broken.

Posted on Jan 13, 2010

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What I can do is describe the usual wiring and see of that helps.

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a black wire runs down into the front of the engine, this is the kill wire that attaches to the ignition module (coil), the other end of the kill wire connects to the center terminal of the on/off switch.
A white wire runs from the switch to the oil shutdown module, at the switch it's connected to the terminal that's closed when in the run position. The other switch terminal connects to a wire that runs to the frame ground. The gray wire from the oil sensor module connects to the oil sensor on the side of the engine.
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