Generator Problems and Solutions. Generators serve a huge role in urgent or emergency situations, like the aftermath of storms or during power outages. You will be glad to have a generator that’s up and running if you happen to encounter any of these issues. Unfortunately, you won’t always have a problem-free generator. Most of them can end up with the usual problems which stop them from functioning properly or from performing to their full potential. We’re going to list these problems for you and then we’re going to list the possible solution options available for the problems you experience. – Bad fuel, fuel sludge or lack of fuel. – Belts which are dry, cracking or just non-functional. – Dead battery. – Deterioration of the block heater. – Overheating, cracked heads, engine failure, broken pistons or over crank, caused by lack of oil and lack of or no coolant. – Burnt parts such as stepper motors, ice cube relays, transfer coils, board components and electrical components. – Pest and weather damage. Maintenance is essential for keeping your generator in working condition, so you should follow these maintenance tips: – Inspect your interior and exterior completely. – Check the cables and connections. – Look out for worn up parts and for parts that need upgrading. – Check the fluid levels. – Check all the filters (fuel, air, oil and coolant). – Change the spark plugs. – Look for any leaks. – Check control panel indicators and their readings. – Do load bank testing and frequent exercise. If you are looking for generator repair services in Ottawa to ensure that you have sufficient power for your home if the power goes out then give us a call to book your mobile power generator repair today. We fix, repair, and tune-up all major brands of home generators to keep you powered up during power outages. The best part is that we come to you so no more waiting in line or traveling back and forth to fix your power generator for your home in Ottawa.