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I picked up this Coleman PowerMate 1500 after the hurricane and I can't seem to get it running right. There isn't too much information on it, but it seems to have a kawasaki engine.
I soaked the carb overnight and cleaned it twice. It doesn't seem to be getting up to the right rpm so it isn't putting out voltage. Sometimes if I mess with the throttle and choke it will raise the rpm slightly and start to put out some voltage. I am stumped, I am usually pretty good with small engines.
any help is greatly appreciated.
I attached a video of it running.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MslbhLbCI3w
 

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Hmmmm

I had one of my gen sets give me problems like that, I too cleaned the carb, but ended up having to replace the carb

I would check for a intake leak between the carb and inlet on the head too
 
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