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ESD5500E Series G OVERNORS 4 START THE ENGINE 8 TWO METHODS OF OPERATIONTHE Accessory
The AUXiliary Terminal N accepts input signals from load sharing
units, auto synchronizers, and other governor system accesso-
A MERICA Input
ries, GAC accessories are directly connected to this terminal.
ISO 9001
CERTIFIED
Speed Control Unit C ORP.
R The speed
GA
control unit governed speed
OVERNORS
idle speed.MERICA
(1000 Hz., Speed sensor
setting is factory
C1 OFF
signal
LEAD
ON
or 600 RPM)
CIRCUIT
C2 set at approximately engine
SOFT COUPLING
One of two methods of operation for the ESD5500E may now selected.
NOTES
Terminal N is sensitive. Accessory connections must

C be shielded.
ON OFF
Start the engine and accelerate directly to the operating speed
1
ORP. METHOD 1
Crank the engine with DC power applied to the governor system. The actuator will en- 5.750
INSTALLATION ergize to the maximum fuel position until STABILITY
the engine starts. The governor system should
(Generator Sets, etc.).
(146)
When an accessory is connected to Terminal N, the
SPEED CONTROL UNIT speed will decrease and the speed adjustment must
control the engine at a low idle speed. If the engine is unstableE3after starting, referDEAD
to TIME Procedure
See Section 12 for more dimensions 5.000 1.031 be reset.
Section 6 ADJUSTING FOR STABILITY. COMPENSATION (127) between Terminals M & G.
MODEL: ESD5500E E2 JUMPER
1. Remove the connection (26)When operating in the upper end of the control unit
Vertical orientation Dimensions in (mm) S/N : 2. Start the engine and adjust the SPEED RAMPING for the frequency range, a jumper wire or frequency trim con-
GAIN
5
allows fluids to drain E1
in moist environ- 5.750
(146)
GOVERNOR SPEED SETTINGTHE EDG least smoke on acceleration from idle to rated speed. trol may be required between Terminals G and J. This
ments. 5.500 5.000 1.031
MADE IN AGAWAM, MA U.S.A.
increases the frequency range of the speed control to
(127) 3. If the starting smoke is excessive, the STARTING FUEL may over 7000 Hz (4200 RPM).
(140) (26)
The governed speed set point is in- SPEED need to be adjusted slightly
C1 OFF CCW.ON
GA
STARTING IDLE OVERNORS C2
creased by clockwise rotation of the RAMPING MERICA If the auto synchronizer is used alone, not in conjunction
Mount in a cabinet, FUEL 4.
LEAD CIRCUIT
If the starting time is too long,
SOFT COUPLING
the STARTING FUEL may need
SPEED adjustment control. Remote
C
ON OFF with a load sharing module, a 3 ohm resister should be
engine enclosure, or 5.000 to be adjusted slightly CW.
ORP.
sealed metal box. (127) speed adjustment can be obtained with connected between Terminals N and P. This is required
5.500 CAUTION STABILITY
(140) 5.750 an ENGINE
optional 5K Speed Trim Control.
SPEED CONTROL SWITCH SPEED CONTROL UNIT
to match the voltage levels between the speed control unit
5.000 5.750 (146)
COMPONENT. WHEN INSTALLING SPEED PROFILE E3
DEAD TIME and the synchronizer.
(146)
OR SERVICING REFER TO
(127) COMPENSATION
Avoid Extreme Heat 5.000
PRODUCT PUBLICATION.
1.031 MODEL: ESD5500E
(127) E2 JUMPER
5.000 DROOP 1.031 (26)
Ø0.266
(6.6)
PICK-UP
(127) - + DROOP
IDLE (26)
S/N : GAIN E1
Accessory
The +10 voIt regulated supply, Terminal P, can be utilized to pro-
vide power to GAC governor system accessories. Up to 20 mA
ACTUATOR BATTERY 10V
AUX 5.500
OUTPUT MADE IN AGAWAM, MA U.S.A.
Supply of current can be drawn from this supply. Ground reference is

A 6
B C DE F GH J K L MN P
ADJUSTING FOR STABILITY (140)
STARTING SPEED
Terminal G.
IDLE
2 RAMPING A short circuit on this terminal can damage the

GAGA C
WIRING OVERNORS Once the engine is OFF
C1running at ON C2
operating speed and at no load, the following governor FUEL CAUTION
speed control unit.
OVERNORS
MERICA
performance C1 LEAD
OFFCIRCUIT ON
adjustments
ON can C2SOFT COUPLING
be
OFF made to increase engine stability. 5.000 Ø0.266
MERICA LEAD CIRCUIT SOFT COUPLING (127) CAUTION
(6,6)Start the engine and maintain at an idle speed for a period of time
C
ORP.
See Section 12 for the Wiring Diagram ON OFF
SWITCH
ENGINE SPEED prior
CONTROLto accelerating to the operating speed. This method separates
ORP. STABILITY METHOD 2 SPEED Wide Range A single remote speed adjustment potentiometer can be used
SPEED CONTROL UNIT
COMPONENT. WHEN INSTALLING
the starting process so that each may be optimized for the lowest PROFILE
TERMINAL DEFINITION NOTES STABILITY DEAD TIME
OR SERVICING REFER
PRODUCT
TO
PUBLICATION. Remote Variable to adjust the engine speed continuously over a specific speed
SPEED CONTROL UNIT E3 smoke emissions.
DEADCOMPENSATION
TIME Speed Operation range.
wire ESD5500E DROOP
#16 AWG (1.3mm sq) or largerMODEL:
- +
A&B Actuator (+/-) E3
E2 JUMPER
COMPENSATION PICK-UP DROOP
Procedure
WD554
MODEL:S/NESD5500E
: GAIN E2 JUMPER IDLE Select the desired speed range and corresponding potentiome-
Wires must be twisted and/or 1. BATTERY 10V
OPTIONAL : shielded for
S/NACTUATOR GAIN
E1 ACTUATOR
ACCESSORY POWER Replace the connection between Terminals AUX MOUTPUT
& G with a ter value. (Refer to TABLE 1 below) If the exact range cannot be
their entire lengthCABLE SHIELDING TO E1

A B C D2. EStartFthe G H J K L MN P
MADE IN AGAWAM, MA U.S.A. SUPPLY switch, usually an oil pressure switch. found, select the next higher range potentiometer.
Magnetic Speed5.500 MEET CE DIRECTIVE
Gap between speed
5.500 (140) sensorMADE
andIN AGAWAM,
gear teeth
MA U.S.A.
engine. An additional fixed resistor may be placed across
C&D Pickup SPEED ACCESSORY INPUT
(D is ground)(140) should not be smaller than 0.02 in. (.51mm) STARTING
STARTINGFUEL
* SPEED
RAMPING
STABILITY IDLE
IDLE
ADJUSTMENT ADD JUMPER FOR 12V 3. If the starting smoke is excessive, the STARTING FUEL may Ø0.266 NOTE
the potentiometer to obtain the exact desired range.
Speed sensor voltage should be at least 1V RAMPING Connect the speed range potentiometer as shown
5.000 FUEL 5.750
BATTERY OR ACTUATOR need to be adjusted slightly CCW. (6,6) in Section 12 using Terminals G and J.
AC RMS
5.000 during crank ACTUATOR
(127) PARAMETER PROCEDURE (146)
CAUTION CURRENTS ABOVE 5A
4. If the starting time is too long, the STARTING FUEL may need
(127)
#16 CAUTION
AWG (1.3mm sq) or larger wire Rotate the GAIN adjustment clockwiseSWITCH 5.000 To maintain engine stability at the minimum speed setting, a
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL A. GAIN 1. SPEED
CW SWITCH
until instability
GROUND
PROFILE
REFERENCE to be adjusted slightly CW. 1.031 small amount of droop can be added using the DROOP adjust-
(127)
COMPONENT. WHEN INSTALLING

A 15 amp fuse must be installedMAGNETIC SPEEDdevelops. (26)


ENGINE SPEED CONTROLREFER TO
OR SERVICING
in the
COMPONENT. PRODUCT
WHEN INSTALLING
PUBLICATION.
PROFILE 5. When the switch opens, adjust the SPEED RAMPING for the ment. At the maximum speed setting the governor performance
OR SERVICING REFER TO
CLOSE FOR DROOP
E&F Battery Power (-/+) PICK-UP
positive battery lead to protect against PRODUCT PUBLICATION.
2. Then, gradually move theDROOP adjustment counterclockwise until least amount of smoke when accelerating from idle speed to will be near isochronous, regardless of the droop adjustment
WD554
reverse voltage PICK-UP - + DROOP
stabilityIDLE
returns. DROOP rated speed. setting.
ACTUATOR
Battery positive (+) input
PICK-UP
is Terminal F
BATTERY - + DROOP
SPEED TRIM 10V
IDLE
OPTIONAL ACTUATOR
CABLE SHIELDING TO
ACCESSORY POWER
SUPPLY Contact GAC for assistance if difficulty is expe-
ACTUATOR _ BATTERY 3. Finally, moveAUX
CONTROL the
- 5Kadjustment
10V OUTPUT one division further
CLOSE counter-
FOR IDLE

A BC DF
EGF H
G FUSE
H J 4.L
KIf instability
L N Mpersists,
N
P Padjust the next parameter.
+ S1 clockwiseAUXto insure
OUTPUT MEETpotentiometer).
stable performance (270° CE DIRECTIVE NOTE rienced in obtaining the desired variable speed
GA*
G Ground Signal OVERNORS C1 OFF ON C2 ACCESSORY INPUT

Add Jumper for 12VA BorC DE JMAXK M MERICA


9 ADDITIONAL ONFEATURES & OPTIONAL WIRING
LEAD CIRCUIT SOFT COUPLING governing performance.
BATTERY 15A
C
OFF
Battery Actuator ADD JUMPER FOR 12V
H ORP.
Currents Above 5A 1. Follow the same adjustment procedure, Ø0.266
B. STABILITY steps 1 - 3, as the BATTERY OR ACTUATOR
Ø0.266(6,6)ACTUATOR STABILITY
J Variable Speed 0 - 5V DC * SEE SPECIFIC ACTUATOR PUBLICATION FOR PROPER
WIRING OF ACTUATOR BASED ON BATTERY VOLTAGE
GAIN parameter.
(6,6)
SPEED CONTROL UNIT
Idle Speed
If the IDLE speed setting was not adjusted as detailed inCURRENTS
DEAD TIME
Section 7 ABOVE 5A TABLE 1
Input NOTE Normally, adjustments made at no load achieve satisfactory performance. If “Starting Fuel Adjustment”,
CW
then
E3 place the optional external
GROUNDselector
REFERENCE SPEED RANGE POTENTIOMETER VALUE
Setting COMPENSATION
K&L Droop Select Active When Closed
MODEL:
further performance improvements are required, refer to Section (11) SYSTEMESD5500E
MAGNETIC switch in the IDLE position. The idle speed set pointJUMPER
is increased by the
5.750
TROUBLESHOOTING.
E2
clockwise rotation of the IDLE adjustment control. When the FOR
CLOSE engine
DROOP 900 Hz 540 RPM 1K
(146) S/N : PICK-UP GAINthe speed control
M Idle Select Close for Idle is at idle speed, E1 unit applies droop to the governor 2400 Hz 1440 RPM 5K
5.000 WD554
WD554
MADE IN AGAWAM, MA U.S.A.
SPEED TRIM 1.031
system to insure stable operation.
N Accessory Input Load ACTUATOR
OPTIONAL Sharing / Synchronizing, (127) 5.500 ACCESSORY POWER (26) 3000 Hz 1800 RPM 10 K
CONTROL - 5K CLOSE FOR IDLE
P
CABLE
AccessoryOPTIONAL
Power
CABLEMEET
SHIELDING TO
ACTUATOR
10CE
Volt Output
DIRECTIVE
SHIELDING TO
7 STARTING FUEL ADJUSTMENT(140) SUPPLYPOWER
ACCESSORY
_ + S1
STARTING SPEED IDLE 3500 Hz 2100 RPM 25 K
FUEL FUSE RAMPING
Supply SUPPLY
ACCESSORY INPUT
MEET CE DIRECTIVE BATTERY
RECOMMENDATIONS * The engine’s
5.750 exhaust smoke at start-up can be5.000
minimized
ACCESSORY INPUT by completing the following 15A MAX 3700 Hz 2220 RPM 50 K
* (146)
adjustments: (127) FOR 12V
ADD JUMPER CAUTION NOTE RPM values shown are for 100 teeth flywheel
1. Shielded cable should be used for all external connections to the ESD
control. ACTUATOR
GA
OVERNORS
MERICA
5.000 ADJUSTMENT
C1 ADD
OFF
PROCEDURE
CURRENTS
BATTERY OR
BATTERY
JUMPER OR
ON FOR
ABOVE 5A
ACTUATOR
SOFT COUPLING
ACTUATOR
C2 12V * SEE SPECIFIC ACTUATOR PUBLICATION FOR PROPER
1.031 ON BATTERY VOLTAGE
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
WIRING OF ACTUATOR BASED SPEED
SWITCH
PROFILE
(127) LEAD CIRCUIT COMPONENT. WHEN INSTALLING
ACTUATOR
C (26)
OR SERVICING REFER TO
ON OFF
CURRENTS ABOVE 5A PRODUCT PUBLICATION.

2. One end of each shield, including the speed sensor shield, should be 1. Place engine in idle by connectingGROUND
CWthe ORP. REFERENCE
Terminals M & G.
GROUND REFERENCE DROOP
MAGNETIC
grounded to a single point on the ESD case.
MAGNETIC
PICK-UP
Adjust the IDLE speed for as low a STABILITY
2. CW
SPEED CONTROL UNIT speed setting as the application allows. PICK-UP
CLOSE FOR DROOP - + DROOP
IDLE
DEAD TIME
PICK-UP 3. Adjust the STARTING FUEL CCW CLOSEuntilFOR DROOPspeed begins
the engine E3 ACTUATOR
to fall. BATTERY Droop is typically used for the10V
paralleling of engine driven genera-
COMPENSATION AUX OUTPUT
ESD5500E Speed Droop tors. When in droop operation, the engine speed will decrease as
A BC DE F GH J K L MN P
MODEL:Increase the STARTING FUEL slightly so that the idle speed is returned to the
OVERNORS SPEED TRIM JUMPER
GA
E2
C1 OFF ON C2
S/N : desired
TRIM level. Operation engine load increases. The percentage of droop is based on the
3 _
ADJUSTMENTS BEFORE_ENGINE STARTUP
+
SPEED
MERICA CONTROL - 5K LEAD CIRCUIT CLOSE
SOFT FOR IDLE
COUPLING
GAIN
C
S1 CONTROL - 5K ON OFF FOR IDLE
CLOSE
E1 actuator current change from no engine load to full load.
+ S1 4. Stop the engine.
FUSE ORP.
MADE IN AGAWAM, MA U.S.A.
Ø0.266
1. Place the optional external selector switch in the DROOP posi-
5.500
BATTERY
Make sure the following adjustments are set before starting the engine.FUSE
15A MAX STABILITY
tion. DROOP is increased by clockwise rotation (6,6)
of the DROOP
BATTERY (140) SPEED CONTROL UNIT
15A MAX STARTING SPEED DEAD TIME
IDLE adjustment control.
* RAMPING E3
SEE SPECIFIC ACTUATOR PUBLICATION FOR PROPER FUEL COMPENSATION
GAIN Middle Position ESD5500E
STABILITY
* WIRING
SEE SPECIFICOF ACTUATOR
ACTUATOR PUBLICATION
5.000
WIRING OF ACTUATOR BASED ON BATTERY
Middle Position
MODEL:
BASED ON BATTERY
FOR VOLTAGE
PROPER
VOLTAGE
S/N :
(127)
E2 JUMPER 2. After the droop level has been adjusted, the rated engine
speed setting may need to be reset. Check the engines speed
CAUTION GAIN E1
SWITCH and adjust that speed setting accordingly. WD554
SPEED TRIM CONTROL Middle Position ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
MADE IN AGAWAM,COMPONENT.
MA U.S.A. WHEN INSTALLING SPEED PROFILE
5.500 OR SERVICING REFER TO
PRODUCT PUBLICATION.
OPTIONAL ACTUATOR NOTE Though a wide range of droopACCESSORY
is available POWER
with the inter-
STARTING FUEL Full CW (Maximum Fuel)
(140) SPEED CABLE SHIELDING TOIDLE nal control, droop level requirements
SUPPLY of 10% are unusual.
STARTING DROOP
SPEED RAMPING Full CCW (Fastest) PICK-UP
FUEL - + RAMPING MEET
DROOPCE DIRECTIVE
IDLE
If droop levels experienced are higher or lower than those
required, contact GAC forACCESSORY
assistance. INPUT
5.000
(127)
ACTUATOR BATTERY 10V *
AUX OUTPUT
CAUTION ADD JUMPER FOR 12V

A B C D E F G HSPEED
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
COMPONENT. WHEN INSTALLING
OR SERVICING REFER TO
J K ACTUATOR
L MN P SWITCH
PROFILE
BATTERY OR ACTUATOR
CURRENTS ABOVE 5A
PRODUCT PUBLICATION.
ESD5500E Series Speed Control Unit 8.13 PIB 1002E C Ø0.266 CW GROUND REFERENCE
DROOP
PICK-UP - + DROOP
IDLE
MAGNETIC
(6,6) CLOSE FOR DROOP
10VPICK-UP
10 SPECIFICATIONS 12 WIRING DIAGRAM & DIMENSIONS

PERFORMANCE ENVIRONMENTAL 5.750


(146)
Isochronous Operation ± 0.25% or better Ambient Temperature -40° to 85°C (-40 to 180°F) 5.000 1.031
(127) (26)
Speed Range / Governor 1 - 7.5 KHz Continuous Relative Humidity up to 95%
Speed Drift with Temperature ±1% Maximum All Surface Finishes Fungus Proof and Corrosion Resistant

GA
OVERNORS C1 OFF ON C2
Idle Adjust CW 60% of Set Speed COMPLIANCE / STANDARDS MERICA LEAD CIRCUIT SOFT COUPLING

C
ON OFF
ORP.
Idle Adjust CCW Less than 1200 Hz Agency CE and RoHS Requirements STABILITY
SPEED CONTROL UNIT
DEAD TIME
Droop Range 1 - 5% regulation PHYSICAL E3
COMPENSATION
MODEL: ESD5500E E2 JUMPER
Droop Adj. Max. (K-L Jumpered) 400 Hz., ±75 Hz per 1.0 A change Dimension See Wiring Diagram and Outline S/N : GAIN E1

Droop Adj. Min. (K-L Jumpered) 15 Hz., ±75 Hz per 1.0 A change Weight 1.2 lb. (0.544 kg) 5.500
MADE IN AGAWAM, MA U.S.A.

(140) SPEED
STARTING IDLE
Speed Trim Range ± 200 Hz Mounting Any position, Vertical Preferred FUEL RAMPING
5.000
Remote Variable Speed Range 500 - 7.5 KHz (127) CAUTION
NOTE Droop is based on a speed sensor frequency of 4000 Hz. and an actuator ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
SPEED
SWITCH
Terminal Sensitivity current change of 1 amp from no load to full load. Applications with
COMPONENT. WHEN INSTALLING
OR SERVICING REFER TO
PRODUCT PUBLICATION.
PROFILE
J 100 Hz., ±15 Hz/Volt @ 5.0 K Impedance higher speed sensor signals will experience less percentage of droop. DROOP
L 735 Hz., ±60 Hz/Volt @ 65 K Impedance Applications with more actuator currant change will experience higher PICK-UP - + DROOP
IDLE
N 148 Hz., ±10 Hz/Volt @ 1 Meg Impedance percentages of droop. See droop description for specific details on oper- ACTUATOR BATTERY 10V
AUX OUTPUT
P 10 VDC Supply @ 20 mA Max ation of droop ranges. When used with the ADC100 actuator the droop
percentage will he less due to the actuators low current consumption. A BC DE F GH J K L MN P
INPUT / OUTPUT
Ø0.266
DC Supply 12-24 VDC Battery Systems Protected against reverse voltage by a series diode. A 15 amp fuse must (6,6)
Transient and Reverse Voltage Protected be installed in the positive battery lead.

Polarity Negative Ground (Case Isolated) Protected against short circuit to actuator (shuts off current to actuator),
unit automatically turns back on when short is removed. WD554
Power Consumption 50mA continuous plus actuator current OPTIONAL ACTUATOR ACCESSORY POWER
CABLE SHIELDING TO SUPPLY
Speed Signal Range 0.5-50 VAC MEET CE DIRECTIVE
ACCESSORY INPUT

Actuator Current Range Min. 2.5 A


* ADD JUMPER FOR 12V
@ 77°F (25°C) Max. 10 A ACTUATOR
BATTERY OR ACTUATOR
CURRENTS ABOVE 5A

Speed Sensor Signal 0.5 - 120 Volts RMS CW GROUND REFERENCE


MAGNETIC
CLOSE FOR DROOP
RELIABILITY PICK-UP
SPEED TRIM
Vibration 1G @ 20-100 Hz CONTROL - 5K CLOSE FOR IDLE
_ + S1
Testing 100% Functionally Tested FUSE
BATTERY 15A MAX

* SEE SPECIFIC ACTUATOR PUBLICATION FOR PROPER


WIRING OF ACTUATOR BASED ON BATTERY VOLTAGE

11 SYSTEM TROUBLESHOOTING

System Inoperative Instability Unsatisfactory Performance


If the engine governing system does not function, the fault may be determined by
PROBABLE CAUSE OF PROBABLE CAUSE OF PROBABLE CAUSE OF
performing the voltage tests described in Steps 1 through 4. Positive (+) and negative INSTABILITY SYMPTOM SYMPTOM NORMAL READING SYMPTOM NORMAL READING
(-) refer to meter polarity. Should normal values be indicated during troubleshooting ABNORMAL READING ABNORMAL READING ABNORMAL READING
steps, and then the fault may be with the actuator or the wiring to the actuator. Tests Fast Periodic The engine 1. Make sure switch C1 is set to “OFF”. Engine 1. Do Not Crank. Apply 1. After the actuator goes to full fuel, Actuator 1. Measure the voltage 1. If the voltage is less than:
are performed with battery power on and the engine off, except where noted. See seems to jitter Over- DC power to the disconnect the speed sensor at Ter- does not at the battery while a. 7V for a 12V system, or
actuator publication for testing procedure on the actuator. with a 3Hz or 2. Readjust the GAIN and STABILITY for speeds governor system. minal C & D. If the actuator is still at energize cranking. b. 14V for a 24V system, Then:
faster irregularity optimum control. full fuel-speed then the speed control fully Check or replace battery.
PROBABLE CAUSE OF of speed. unit is defective.
STEP WIRES NORMAL READING 3. Remove the E1 to E2 jumper. Readjust 2. Momentarily connect 1. Actuator or battery wiring in error
ABNORMAL READING GAIN and Stability afterward. 2. If the actuator is at minimum fuel Terminals A and F.
position and there exists an The actuator should 2. Actuator or linkage binding
1 F(+) & E(-) Battery Supply 1. DC battery power not move to the full fuel
Voltage connected. Check for blown 4. Turn off other electrical equipment that erroneous position signal, then check
may be causing interference. speed sensor cable. position. 3. Defective actuator
(12 or 24 VDC) fuse.
Slow Periodic An irregularity of 1. Readjust the GAIN and STABILITY 2. Manually hold the 1. If the voltage reading is Engine 1. Measure the actuator 1. If voltage measurement is within
2. Low battery voltage speed below 3Hz. engine at the desired 1.0 to 1.5 VDC: remains output, Terminals A 2 VDC of the battery supply voltage
Adjust the DEAD TIME COMPENSATION running speed. Mea- below & B, while running level, then fuel control is restricted
3. Wiring error 2. by adding a capacitor from posts E2 to sure the DC voltage a. SPEED adjustment is set above desired under governor from reaching full fuel position,
E3 (negative on E2). Start with 10 mfds. between Terminals desired speed governed control. possibly due to mechanical gover-
2 C(+) & D(-) 1.0 VAC RMS min. 1. Gap between speed sensor speed nor, carburetor spring, or linkage
while cranking and gear teeth too great. Check and increase until instability is eliminated. A(-) & F(+) on the b. Defective speed control unit
speed control unit. interference.
Gap.
3. Check fuel system linkage during engine 2. If voltage reading is above 1.5 VDC
operation for: then check for: 2. SPEED parameter set too low
2. Improper or defective wiring to
the speed sensor. Resistance a. binding
between D and C should be b. high friction a. actuator binding Insufficient Magnetic Speed Signal
160 to 1200 ohms. See specific c. poor linkage b. linkage binding
mag pickup data for resistance. Non-Periodic Erratic Engine 1. Increasing the GAIN should reduce the A strong magnetic speed sensor signal will eliminate the possibility of missed or ex-
3. If the voltage reading is
Behavior instability but not totaly correct it. below 0.8 VDC: tra pulses. The speed control unit will govern well with 1.0 volts RMS speed sensor
3. Defective speed sensor. If this is the case, there is most likely a signal. A speed sensor signal of 3 VAC or greater at governed speed is recommend-
3 P(+) & G(-) 10 VDC, Internal 1. Short on Terminal P. problem with the engine itself. a. Defective speed control unit ed. Measurement of the signal is made at Terminals C and D.
Suuply Check for:
2. Defective speed control unit. a. engine mis-firings The amplitude of the speed sensor signal can be raised by reducing the gap be-
b. an erratic fuel system
c. load changes on the generator set tween the speed sensor tip and the engine ring gear. The gap should not be any
4 F(+) & A(-) 1.0 - 2.0 VDC while 1. SPEED parameter set too low smaller than 0.020 in (0.45 mm). When the engine is stopped, back the speed sen-
cranking voltage regulator.
2. Short/open in actuator wiring sor out by 3/4 turn after touching the ring gear tooth to achieve a satisfactory air gap.
2. If throttle is slghtly erratic, but perfor-
G OVERNORS
720 Silver Street,

A
3. Defective speed control mance is fast, then move switch C1 to the MERICA
Agawam, MA 01001 USA
“OFF” position.
4. Defective actuator, see
Actuator Troubleshooting If unsuccessful in solving instability, contact GAC for assistance.
C ORP.
R
info@governors-america.com
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ESD5500E Series Speed Control Unit 8.13 PIB1002E C