Fort Myers Generator Repair

Broken or Inoperable Generator in SW Florida? Call PowerHouse Now!

The need for generator repairs is typically a result of a lack of routine maintenance, but sometimes things happen even to well-maintained systems. If your generator won't turn on or is showing other signs of malfunction, don't delay in calling PowerHouse Home Services to schedule a generator repair service. We'll get your generator back in working condition so that it can once again be reliable in the event of an outage.

Common Reasons Why a Generator Might Need Repairs

A generator might need to be repaired for various reasons, including:

  • Regular Wear and Tear: Generators, like any mechanical equipment, experience wear and tear over time. Components such as belts, filters, and bearings can degrade and need replacement.
  • Lack of Maintenance: If a generator is not properly maintained, it can lead to various issues. Regular maintenance helps identify and address problems before they become major.
  • Fuel Issues: Problems related to fuel supply, such as contaminated fuel, fuel filter clogs, or issues with the fuel injection system, can cause a generator to malfunction.
  • Battery Failure: Generators often have batteries that are crucial for starting the unit. If the battery fails or is not charged properly, it can prevent the generator from starting.
  • Electrical Faults: Electrical components like wiring, switches, and control panels can develop faults. This might be due to overheating, moisture exposure, or general wear.
  • Cooling System Problems: Generators have cooling systems to regulate their operating temperature. Issues with the cooling system, such as a malfunctioning fan or radiator, can lead to overheating.
  • Exhaust System Issues: Problems in the exhaust system, like clogged mufflers or exhaust leaks, can affect the generator's performance and efficiency.
  • Engine Problems: The engine is a critical component of a generator. Issues with components like the piston, cylinder, valves, or fuel injectors can lead to engine failure.
  • Control System Failures: The control system manages the startup, shutdown, and operation of the generator. Failures in sensors, relays, or control boards can lead to operational issues.
  • Natural Disasters or External Damage: Events like storms, floods, or other natural disasters can damage a generator. Physical damage to components may require repair or replacement.
  • Improper Installation: If a generator is not installed correctly, it can lead to a range of problems. This might include issues with wiring, ventilation, or exhaust systems.
  • Age of the Generator: Older generators may experience breakdowns due to the aging of components, especially if they haven't been regularly maintained.
  • Manufacturer Defects: In rare cases, a generator might have been manufactured with a defect that leads to operational problems.

It's important to have a qualified Fort Myers generator repair technician inspect and fix your generator to ensure safety and proper functioning. Regular maintenance and prompt repair of any issues can help extend the lifespan of a generator and ensure it operates reliably when needed.

Need generator repair in Fort Myers or any of the surrounding areas? Call (239) 345-9455 today or schedule service online.

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  • "All of the staff at Powerhouse Home Services are great!"

    They're always responsive and they come very quickly to get the work done. We are now using them for all the projects they can handle. Great company for one-stop shopping when it comes to keeping your home working and comfortable.

    - Steve B.
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    Nick was extremely professional as well as exceptionally personable. Good customer service is hard to find and these guys are awesome, especially when a technician goes above and beyond.

    - Scott R.
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    Nick was EXTREMELY knowledgeable and professional, he took the time to walk me through all of the work he was doing, and really went above and beyond my expectations.

    - Erik G.

    Kyle did a fantastic job on our repair. He responded to our request for help immediately and fit us in on the same day even though he already had another job to do. Kyle was upfront and honest about the cost and how long it would take to complete.

    - Elizabeth
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    I had an issue with my water meter and a leak under my kitchen sink, and Dave was so professional, gave great insight, and showed up in a timely manner!

    - Hannah I.
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    I called Powerhouse Home Services because my ac unit stopped working. They were able to get a technician out to my home within a couple of hours. Frank our technician was great, he figured out our probably pretty quickly and got our ac unit back up and

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