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Pulsar PG2000is Volts good, Amps low

UPDATE: The generator was fine. The problem was an internally shorted space heater



I have a new (10 hrs run time) Pulsar PG2000IS.
It's rated for 2000Watts Peak, 1600Watts running - 13 Amps

Inverter Generator (Comparable to the Honda Eu2000is)




Found out today (using a Kill-A-Watt tool) that it stops generating power at 800watts or 7Amps. (I notice these values are half the rated value)

The voltage is fine at 123v

The Overload light never comes on at all. It just stops putting out any power at all until I unplug the device that's plugged into one of the outlets, and plug it back in.
it is not necessary to press any reset buttons or circuit breakers. Just unplugging the load and plugging it back in restores power.

I find this odd.
Anyone run into this problem before?
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To clarify - I'm not a Predator, but one of my Generators IS
HarborFreight Predator 3500 Inverter

Last edited by Predator; 09-05-2019 at 02:53 PM.
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