How Often Should I Exercise My Generator?

How Often Should I Exercise My Generator?

How Often Should I Exercise My Generator? For exact details on exercising your generator, and ensuring peak performance when you need it most, follow your genset’s manufacturer’s recommendation. Depending on the purpose of your generator, local laws may require...
Standby Generator Maintenance Checklist

Standby Generator Maintenance Checklist

Standby Generator Maintenance Checklist Diesel engines comprise the vast majority of prime movers for standby power generators due to their reliability, durability, and performance under load. Diesel-powered generators are depended on for backup power systems in the...

Keep Your Diesel Generator Running During Summer Outages An emergency diesel generator is a great investment for backup during a summer power outage. Whether the blackout is for a day or two weeks, a standby generator will keep you safe and comfortable. Make sure that...
Don’t Let Power Outages Get the Best of You

Don’t Let Power Outages Get the Best of You

Don’t Let Power Outages Get the Best of You A power outage can leave you in the dark—but that’s not all. Power outages can cause many more problems. Your refrigerator runs on electricity and a power outage means that it will not be able to function anymore, resulting...
10 SIMPLE TIPS FOR GENERATOR MAINTENANCE

10 SIMPLE TIPS FOR GENERATOR MAINTENANCE

Your generator can serve you for many years. But it can also break in no time at all. The difference comes with good maintenance habits. 1. Plan a 6-month cycle Most of the maintenance of your generator will take place within a six month period. The simplest tasks...
GENERATORS: OPERATION TIPS

GENERATORS: OPERATION TIPS

GENERATORS: OPERATION TIPS Loadshedding has left a lot of us in the dark and for those that don’t like the monsters in the pitch black darkness, this has left you with no option but to buy a generator. After purchase, you likely do not know how to operate your...
WHAT IS GENERATOR MAINTENANCE ?

WHAT IS GENERATOR MAINTENANCE ?

A regular generator service program should include tests and checks of the following: Cooling system Radiator/heat exchanger, coolant, hoses and connections, fan drive pulley and fan, fan belts, jacket water heater, water pump, thermostats. Fuel system Fuel tank,...
Generators and Cold Weather

Generators and Cold Weather

With cold weather rapidly approaching, your generator should be maintained properly and special attention should be paid to the following areas: Batteries: Batteries are the single most common cause of failure of a generator to start and operate properly in the event...