Archive of month: September 2020

Maintenance Schedule

Air Cooled 14RESA / 14RCA- During Outages, Check Oil Level: Every 8 Hours/Daily… Change Oil: Every 100 hrs or Yearly (whichever comes first) Add 5W-30 or 10W-30 synthetic oil when the oil level is low. 20RESC / 20RCA- During Outages, Check Oil Level: Every 8 Hours/Daily… Change Oil: Every 150 hrs or Yearly (whichever comes first) Add 5W-30 or 10W-30 synthetic oil when the oil level is low. Liquid-Cooled 24RCL / 30RCL / 38RCLB- During […]
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I’m Evacuating. Do I turn off my generator?

Do I turn off my generator when I evacuate? Every situation is different, but if you have an air-cooled generator (20kW and smaller) your oil needs to be checked every day of run time. Say you are gone for 3 days and power is out (generator running), your risk of ruining that generator is high. Generators burn oil, and need to be supervised.
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