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    Owner’s Manual GENERATOR EG4000CL/EG5000CL/EG6500CL Click to Save As 2015 Honda Motor Co., Ltd. -All Rights Reserved © 2016 Honda Motor Co., Inc.—All Rights Reserved...

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    The information and specifications included in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation whatsoever.

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    When your generator needs scheduled maintenance, keep in mind that your Honda servicing dealer is specially trained in servicing Honda generators and is supported by the parts and service divisions of American Honda. Your Honda servicing dealer is dedicated to your satisfaction and will be pleased to answer your questions and concerns.

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    A FEW WORDS ABOUT SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. And using this generator safely is an important responsibility. To help you make informed decisions about safety, we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS GENERATOR SAFETY ................6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ..........6 Operator Responsibility..............6 Carbon Monoxide Hazards..............6 Electric Shock Hazards ..............7 Fire and Burn Hazards ...............7 Refuel With Care ................8 SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS..............9 CONTROLS & FEATURES...............11 COMPONENT & CONTROL LOCATIONS...........11 CONTROLS...................13 Engine Switch ..................13 Starter Grip..................13 Fuel Valve Lever................14 Choke Lever..................14...

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    CONTENTS OPERATION .....................22 SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS.............22 STARTING THE ENGINE ..............23 STOPPING THE ENGINE ..............26 GFCI OPERATION CHECK ..............27 AC OPERATION..................30 AC Applications................32 AC Receptacle Selection..............33 Power Producing Circuits..............33 Voltage Selector Switch ..............34 STANDBY POWER ................36 Connections to a Building’s Electrical System ......36 System Ground ................36 Special Requirements..............37 SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR............38...

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    Emission Control System Information...........64 Air Index ...................66 Specifications ...................67 Wiring Diagram................68 CONSUMER INFORMATION ..............70 Dealer Locator Information .............70 Honda Publications................70 Customer Service Information............71 Distributor’s Limited Warranty ............72 Emission Control System Warranty ..........77 ASSEMBLY ....................82 SAFETY....................82 The Importance of Proper Assembly ..........82 Important Safety Precautions ............83...

  • Page 8: Generator Safety

    GENERATOR SAFETY IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION Honda generators are designed for use with electrical equipment that has suitable power requirements. Other uses can result in injury to the operator or damage to the generator and other property. Most injuries or property damage can be prevented if you follow all of the instructions in this manual and on the generator.

  • Page 9: Electric Shock Hazards

    GENERATOR SAFETY Electric Shock Hazards • The generator produces enough electric power to cause a serious shock or electrocution if misused. • Using a generator or electrical appliance in wet conditions, such as rain or snow, or near a pool or sprinkler system, or when your hands are wet, could result in electrocution.

  • Page 10: Refuel With Care

    GENERATOR SAFETY Refuel With Care Gasoline is extremely flammable, and gasoline vapor can explode. Do not refuel during operation. Allow the engine to cool if it has been in operation. Refuel only outdoors in a well-ventilated area and on a level surface. Never smoke near gasoline, and keep other flames and sparks away.

  • Page 11: Safety Label Locations

    GENERATOR SAFETY SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS These labels warn you of potential hazards that can cause serious injury. Read them carefully. If a label comes off or becomes hard to read, contact your Honda generator dealer for a replacement.

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    GENERATOR SAFETY...

  • Page 13: Controls & Features

    CONTROLS & FEATURES COMPONENT & CONTROL LOCATIONS Use the illustrations on these pages to locate and identify the most frequently used controls. AC CIRCUIT BREAKER VOLTAGE SELECTOR SWITCH AC CIRCUIT PROTECTOR (EG5000CL ∙ EG6500CL) AC CIRCUIT PROTECTORS GFCI RECEPTACLES ENGINE SWITCH RECEPTACLES GROUND TERMINAL...

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    CONTROLS & FEATURES FUEL GAUGE CHOKE LEVER FUEL VALVE LEVER OIL FILLER CAP STARTER GRIP OIL DRAIN PLUG AIR CLEANER SEDIMENT CUP FUEL TANK CAP SPARK PLUG MUFFLER...

  • Page 15: Controls

    CONTROLS & FEATURES CONTROLS Engine Switch The engine switch controls the ignition system. OFF – Stops the engine. ON – Running position, and for starting. ENGINE SWITCH Starter Grip Pulling the starter grip operates the recoil starter to crank the engine.

  • Page 16: Fuel Valve Lever

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Fuel Valve Lever The fuel valve lever is located between the fuel tank and carburetor. The fuel valve lever must be in the ON position for the engine to run. After stopping the engine, turn the fuel valve lever to the OFF position.

  • Page 17: Voltage Selector Switch

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Voltage Selector Switch The voltage selector switch switches generator output to produce ‘‘120V ONLY’’ or ‘‘120V/240V.’’ If a 240V appliance is connected to the 4-prong receptacle, the switch must be in the ‘‘120V/240V’’ position. If only a 120V appliance is being connected to any of the 120V 3-prong receptacles, select the ‘‘120V ONLY’’...

  • Page 18: Ac Circuit Protectors

    AC CIRCUIT PROTECTOR for Receptacle ④ ① 120V 30A ② GFCI RECEPTACLE (120 V 20 A DUPLEX RECEPTACLE) ④ 120/240 V 20 A (EG4000CL) 120/240 V 30 A (EG5000CL, EG6500CL) ③ GFCI RECEPTACLE (120 V 20 A DUPLEX RECEPTACLE) AC CIRCUIT PROTECTOR...

  • Page 19: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (gfci) Receptacle

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Receptacle Each 120 V 20 A duplex receptacle is protected by a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) for protection against the shock hazard of ground-fault currents. An example of ground-fault current is the current that would flow through a person who is using an appliance with faulty insulation and, at the same time, is in contact with an electrical ground such as a plumbing fixture, wet floor, or earth.

  • Page 20: Features

    If the engine stops, make sure the oil level is correct. Wait a few minutes, and then try to restart the engine. If the engine still won’t start, take the generator to your authorized servicing Honda power equipment dealer.

  • Page 21: Fuel Gauge

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Fuel Gauge The fuel gauge is a mechanical device that measures the fuel level in the tank. The red indicator in the window will reference the level in relation to full or empty. To provide increased operating time, start with a full tank before beginning operation.

  • Page 22: Before Operation

    BEFORE OPERATION ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED? Your safety is your responsibility. A little time spent in preparation will significantly reduce your risk of injury. Knowledge Read and understand this manual. Know what the controls do and how to operate them. Familiarize yourself with the generator and its operation before you begin using it.

  • Page 23: Check The Engine

    BEFORE OPERATION To prevent a possible fire, keep the generator at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from building walls and other equipment during operation. Do not place flammable objects close to the engine. Before beginning your pre-operation checks, be sure the generator is on a level surface and the engine switch is in the OFF position.

  • Page 24: Operation

    OPERATION SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS Before operating the generator for the first time, review chapters GENERATOR SAFETY (see page 6) and BEFORE OPERATION (see page 20). For your safety, do not operate the generator in an enclosed area such as a garage. Your generator’s exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can collect rapidly in an enclosed area and cause illness or death.

  • Page 25: Starting The Engine

    OPERATION STARTING THE ENGINE To prevent a possible fire, keep the generator at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from building walls and other equipment during operation. Do not place flammable objects close to the engine. Operating this generator less than 3 feet (1 meter) from a building or other obstruction can cause overheating and damage the generator.

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    OPERATION 3. Turn the fuel valve lever to the FUEL VALVE LEVER ON position. 4. To start a cold engine, move the CHOKE LEVER choke lever to the CLOSED position. To restart a warm engine, leave the choke lever in the OPEN position.

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    OPERATION 6. Pull the starter grip lightly until you feel resistance; then pull Direction to pull briskly in the direction of the arrow as shown. • Do not allow the starter grip to snap back against the engine. Return it gently to prevent damage to the starter.

  • Page 28: Stopping The Engine

    OPERATION STOPPING THE ENGINE To stop the engine in an emergency, simply turn the engine switch to the OFF position. Under normal conditions, use the following procedure. 1. Turn off or disconnect all appliances that are connected to the generator. 2.

  • Page 29: Gfci Operation Check

    Always perform the GFCI system inspection before using the generator. If the GFCI system fails the test, the generator must be repaired by an authorized Honda servicing dealer before use. GFCI RECEPTACLES (120 V 20 A DUPLEX RECEPTACLES)

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    • If the green indicator does not light on, press the RESET button. • If the red indicator starts to blink continuously, contact an authorized Honda generator dealer. 4. Press the TEST button: • The RESET button will pop out and the green indicator will go off.

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    5. Press the RESET button: • The green indicator will light continuously. • If the red indicator starts to blink continuously, contact an authorized Honda generator dealer. INDICATOR RESET BUTTON When the RESET button pops out or the green indicator does not lit during operation: •...

  • Page 32: Ac Operation

    OPERATION AC OPERATION If an appliance begins to operate abnormally, becomes sluggish, or stops suddenly, turn it off immediately. Disconnect the appliance, and determine whether the problem is in the appliance or the rated load capacity of the generator has been exceeded. Substantial overloading may damage the generator.

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    OPERATION 3. Switch ON the AC circuit breaker. 4. Plug in the appliance. Most motorized appliances require more than their rated wattage for startup. AC CIRCUIT BREAKER AC CIRCUIT PROTECTOR (EG5000CL ∙ EG6500CL) AC CIRCUIT PROTECTORS PLUG 5. Turn on the appliance. Do not exceed the current limit specified for any of the receptacles.

  • Page 34: Ac Applications

    Make sure the electrical rating of the tool or appliance does not exceed the maximum power rating of the generator. Maximum power is: EG4000CL: 4.0 kVA EG5000CL: 5.0 kVA EG6500CL: 6.5 kVA For continuous operation, do not exceed the rated power.

  • Page 35: Ac Receptacle Selection

    OPERATION AC Receptacle Selection The control panel, shown below, has a voltage selector switch and four receptacles. Receptacle 4, the 240-volt receptacle, has two powered terminals, 4A and 4B. RECEPTACLE ② RECEPTACLE ① GFCI RECEPTACLE (120 V 20 A DUPLEX RECEPTACLE) RECEPTACLE ③...

  • Page 36: Voltage Selector Switch

    You must, however, make sure the load on any receptacle does not exceed its available power shown below and the total load does not exceed the total current available. Total Current Available: 30.0 A (EG4000CL) 37.5 A (EG5000CL) 45.8 A (EG6500CL)

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    Divide the load between the two sets of  receptacles shown below. Balancing is necessary because each set of receptacles is powered by only one power producing circuit that can produce a maximum of amps(*). 15.0 A (EG4000CL) 18.8 A (EG5000CL) 22.9 A (EG6500CL) Set of...

  • Page 38: Standby Power

    OPERATION STANDBY POWER Connections to a Building’s Electrical System Connections for standby power to a building’s electrical system must be made by a qualified electrician. The connection must isolate the generator power from utility power, and must comply with all applicable laws and electrical codes.

  • Page 39: Special Requirements

    OPERATION Special Requirements There may be Federal or State Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, local codes, or ordinances that apply to the intended use of the generator. Please consult a qualified electrician, electrical inspector, or the local agency having jurisdiction. •...

  • Page 40: Servicing Your Generator

    Remember that an authorized Honda servicing dealer knows your generator best and is fully equipped to maintain and repair it. To ensure the best quality and reliability, use only new, Honda Genuine parts or their equivalents for repair and replacement.

  • Page 41: Maintenance Safety

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR MAINTENANCE SAFETY Some of the most important safety precautions follow. However, we cannot warn you of every conceivable hazard that can arise in performing maintenance. Only you can decide whether or not you should perform a given task. Improper maintenance can cause an unsafe condition.

  • Page 42: Maintenance Schedule

    — (1) Service more frequently when used in dusty areas. (2) These items should be serviced by your Honda servicing dealer, unless you have the proper tools and are mechanically proficient. Refer to the Honda shop manual for service procedures.

  • Page 43: Refueling

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR REFUELING With the engine stopped, check the fuel gauge. Refill the fuel tank if the fuel level is low. Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. You can be burned or seriously injured when handling fuel. • Stop the engine and keep heat, sparks, and flame away when refueling.

  • Page 44: Fuel Recommendations

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR UPPER LEVEL MARK (RED) FUEL GAUGE FUEL TANK CAP FUEL FILTER UPPER LEVEL FULL EMPTY MARK (RED) After refueling, reinstall the fuel tank cap securely. FUEL RECOMMENDATIONS This engine is certified to operate on regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher.

  • Page 45: Engine Oil Level Check

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR ENGINE OIL LEVEL CHECK Check the engine oil level with the engine stopped and in a level position. 1. Remove the oil filler cap. 2. Check the oil level. If it is below the upper limit, fill with the recommended oil (see page 45) to the upper limit.

  • Page 46: Engine Oil Change

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR ENGINE OIL CHANGE Drain the oil while the engine is warm to assure rapid and complete draining. 1. Place a suitable container below the engine to catch the used oil, and then remove the oil filler cap, 12×15 mm drain plug, and sealing washer.

  • Page 47: Engine Oil Recommendations

    AMBIENT TEMPERATURE The SAE oil viscosity and service category are in the API label on the oil container. Honda recommends that you use API service category SJ or later (or equivalent) oil.

  • Page 48: Air Cleaner Service

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR AIR CLEANER SERVICE 1. Unsnap the air cleaner cover clips and open the air cleaner cover. 2. Free the hooks from the setting pins on the air cleaner case and remove the air cleaner cover to the right side of the frame pipe, taking care not to damage the air cleaner cover.

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    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR 5. Reinstall the air cleaner element in the air cleaner case. 6. Set the hooks of the air cleaner cover to the setting pins securely, and then push the air cleaner cover to lock the clips. Be sure that the cover is set securely. There must be no clearance between the air cleaner cover and air cleaner case.

  • Page 50: Air Cleaner Element Cleaning

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR AIR CLEANER ELEMENT CLEANING A dirty air cleaner element will restrict air flow to the carburetor, reducing engine performance. If you operate the generator in very dusty areas, clean the air cleaner element more frequently than specified in the Maintenance Schedule. 1.

  • Page 51: Spark Plug Service

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR SPARK PLUG SERVICE Recommended spark plug: BPR5ES (NGK) To ensure proper engine operation, the spark plug must be properly gapped and free of deposits. An incorrect spark plug can cause engine damage. If the engine is hot, allow it to cool before servicing the spark plug. 1.

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    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR 3. Visually inspect the spark plug. Replace it if the electrode is worn or if the insulator is cracked, chipped, or fouled. 4. Measure the spark plug electrode gap with a wire-type feeler gauge. Correct the gap, if necessary, by carefully bending the side electrode.

  • Page 53: Spark Arrester Service

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR SPARK ARRESTER SERVICE The spark arrester must be serviced every 100 hours to keep it functioning as designed. If the engine has been running, the muffler will be very hot. Allow the muffler to cool before servicing the spark arrester. Clean the spark arrester as follows: 1.

  • Page 54: Sediment Cup Cleaning

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR SEDIMENT CUP CLEANING The sediment cup prevents dirt or water that may be in the fuel tank from entering the carburetor. If the engine has not been run for a long time, the sediment cup should be cleaned. Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive.

  • Page 55: Storage

    STORAGE STORAGE PREPARATION Proper storage preparation is essential for keeping your generator trouble-free and looking good. The following steps will help to keep rust and corrosion from impairing your generator’s function and appearance, and will make the engine easier to start when you use the generator again.

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    After removal from storage, drain the stored gasoline into a suitable container, and fill with fresh gasoline before starting. Use gasoline stabilizers that are formulated to extend storage life. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for use. Contact your authorized Honda generator dealer for stabilizer recommendations.

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    STORAGE Draining the Fuel Tank and Carburetor Gasoline is highly flammable and explosive. You can be burned or seriously injured when handling fuel. • Stop the engine and keep heat, sparks, and flame away. • Handle fuel only outdoors. • Wipe up spills immediately. 1.

  • Page 58: Engine Oil

    STORAGE 3. Remove the sediment cup (see page 52), and then turn the fuel valve lever to the ON position and drain the fuel from the fuel tank. 4. After all the fuel has drained into the container, tighten the carburetor drain bolt securely.

  • Page 59: Storage Precautions

    STORAGE STORAGE PRECAUTIONS If your generator will be stored with gasoline in the fuel tank and carburetor, it is important to reduce the hazard of gasoline vapor ignition. Select a well ventilated storage area away from any appliance that operates with a flame, such as a furnace, water heater, or clothes dryer.

  • Page 60: Transporting

    TRANSPORTING Do not lay the generator on its side when moving, storing, or operating it. Oil or fuel may leak and damage the engine or your property. If the generator has been running, allow the engine to cool for at least 15 minutes before loading the generator on the transport vehicle.

  • Page 61: Taking Care Of Unexpected Problems

    (see page 49). Spark plug wet with fuel Dry and reinstall spark plug. (flooded engine). Fuel filter restricted, Take the generator to an carburetor malfunction, authorized Honda servicing ignition malfunction, valves dealer, or refer to the shop stuck, etc. manual.

  • Page 62: Engine Lacks Power

    (see page 55). gasoline, or refueled with bad Refuel with fresh gasoline gasoline. (see page 41). Fuel filter restricted, Take the generator to an carburetor malfunction, authorized Honda servicing ignition malfunction, valves dealer, or refer to the shop stuck, etc. manual.

  • Page 63: No Power At The Ac Receptacles

    Check AC load and reset AC circuit protector (see page 16). Faulty power tool or Replace or repair power tool or appliance. appliance. Stop and restart the engine. Faulty generator. Take the generator to an authorized Honda servicing dealer, or refer to the shop manual.

  • Page 64: Technical Information

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION Serial Number Location ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER FRAME SERIAL NUMBER Record the engine and frame serial numbers and date purchased in the spaces below. You will need this information when ordering parts and when making technical or warranty inquiries. Engine serial number: Frame serial number: Date purchased:...

  • Page 65: Carburetor Modification For High Altitude Operation

    High altitude performance can be improved by specific modifications to the carburetor. If you always operate your generator at altitudes above 5,000 feet (1,500 meters), have your authorized Honda servicing dealer perform this carburetor modification. This engine, when operated at high altitude with the carburetor modifications for high altitude use, will meet each emission standard throughout its useful life.

  • Page 66: Emission Control System Information

    The following instructions and procedures must be followed in order to keep the Honda engine emissions within the emission standards. Tampering and Altering Tampering is a violation of Federal and California law.

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    • Afterburning (backfiring). • Black exhaust smoke or high fuel consumption. Replacement Parts The emission control systems on your new Honda engine were designed, built, and certified to conform with applicable emission regulations. We recommend the use of Honda Genuine parts whenever you have maintenance done.

  • Page 68: Air Index

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION Air Index (Models sold in California) An Air Index Information label is applied to engines certified to an emission durability time period in accordance with the requirements of the California Air Resources Board. The bar graph is intended to provide you, our customer, the ability to compare the emissions performance of available engines.

  • Page 69: Specifications

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION Specifications Dimensions Model EG4000CL EG5000CL EG6500CL Type AT1 type Description code EBGC EBEC EBBC Length 26.8 in (681 mm) Width 20.9 in (530 mm) Height 22.5 in (571 mm) Dry mass [weight] 147.7 lbs 173.1 lbs 178.6 lbs (67.0 kg)

  • Page 70: Wiring Diagram

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION Wiring Diagram Abbreviations Wire color code Symbol Part name BLACK YELLOW AC O AC Outlet BLUE AC CB AC Circuit Breaker GREEN Control Box Block D-AVR Digital-Automatic WHITE Voltage Regulator BROWN D-CDI Digital-CDI LIGHT GREEN Engine Switch GRAY Engine Block LIGHT BLUE EX W...

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    TECHNICAL INFORMATION EG4000CL: *1 · EG5000CL, EG6500CL: *2...

  • Page 72: Consumer Information

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Dealer Locator Information To find an authorized Honda Servicing Dealer anywhere in the United States, visit our website: http://powerequipment.honda.com/dealer-locator Honda Publications Shop Manual This manual covers complete maintenance and overhaul procedures. It is intended to be used by a skilled technician.

  • Page 73: Customer Service Information

    CONSUMER INFORMATION Customer Service Information Honda Power Equipment dealership personnel are trained professionals. They should be able to answer any question you may have. If you encounter a problem that your dealer does not solve to your satisfaction, please discuss it with the dealership’s management.

  • Page 74: Distributor's Limited Warranty

    What American Honda will Repair or Replace Under Warranty: American Honda will repair or replace, at its option, any part that is proven to be defective in material or workmanship under normal use during the applicable warranty time period. Warranty repairs and replacements will be made without charge for parts or labor.

  • Page 75

    CONSUMER INFORMATION To Obtain Warranty Service: You must, at your expense, take the Honda Power Equipment product, accessory, replacement part, apparel, or the power equipment on which the accessory or replacement part is installed, and proof of purchase to any Honda Power Equipment dealer in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S.

  • Page 76

    Disclaimer of Consequential Damage and Limitation of Implied Warranties: American Honda disclaims any responsibility for loss of time or use of the product, transportation, commercial loss, or any other incidental or consequential damage. Any implied warranties are limited to the duration of this written limited warranty.

  • Page 77

    What American Honda Will Repair or Replace Under Warranty: American Honda will repair or replace, at its option, any Honda Power Equipment accessories, replacement parts, or apparel that are proven to be defective in material or workmanship under normal use during the applicable warranty time period.

  • Page 78

    Disclaimer of Consequential Damage and Limitation of Implied Warranties: American Honda disclaims any responsibility for loss of time or use of the product, or the power equipment on which the product is installed, transportation, commercial loss, or any other incidental or consequential damage.

  • Page 79: Emission Control System Warranty

    13 provinces and territories of Canada. In the remainder of this Emission Control System Warranty, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda Canada Inc. will be referred to as Honda. Your Warranty Rights And Obligations...

  • Page 80

    You are responsible for presenting your power equipment engine to a Honda Power Equipment dealer as soon as a problem exists. The emission related warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time, not to exceed 30 days.

  • Page 81

    Honda power equipment engines sold in the United States and Canada are covered by this warranty for a period of two years from the date of delivery to the original retail purchaser or the length of the Honda Distributor’s Limited Warranty, whichever is longer. This warranty is transferable to each subsequent purchaser for the duration of the warranty period.

  • Page 82

    You must, at your own expense, take your Honda Power Equipment engine or the product on which it is installed, along with your sales registration card or other proof of original purchase date, to any Honda Power Equipment dealer who is authorized by Honda to sell and service that Honda product during their normal business hours.

  • Page 83

    Tubing, fittings, seals, gaskets, and clamps associated with these listed systems. Note: This list applies to parts supplied by Honda and does not cover parts supplied by the equipment manufacturer. Please see the original equipment manufacturer’s emissions warranty for non-Honda parts.

  • Page 84: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY SAFETY The Importance of Proper Assembly Proper assembly is essential to operator safety and the reliability of the generator. Any error or oversight made by the person assembling and servicing a unit can easily result in faulty operation, damage to the generator, or injury to the operator.

  • Page 85: Important Safety Precautions

    ASSEMBLY Important Safety Precautions • Make sure you have a clear understanding of all basic shop safety practices and that you are wearing appropriate clothing and safety equipment. When performing this assembly, be especially careful of the following: □ Read the instructions before you begin, and be sure you have the tools and skills required to perform the tasks safely.

  • Page 86: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY ASSEMBLY HANDLE INSTALLATION (Optional Parts) Install the right and left handles on the generator upper frame using the handle brackets and four flange bolts. TORQUE: 17–22 lbf·ft (24–29 N·m, 2.4–3.0 kgf·m) 8×16 mm FLANGE BOLT (4) LEFT UPPER HANDLE ASSY RIGHT UPPER HANDLE ASSY RIGHT HANDLE BRACKET...

  • Page 87: Wheel Kit Installation (optional Parts)

    ASSEMBLY WHEEL KIT INSTALLATION (Optional Parts) 1. Install the two stands on the under frame using four 8×16 mm flange bolts. 2. Install the two wheels on the axle shaft using the plain washers and split pins. After installing the split pins, bend the pins to ensure that the wheels are secured to the axle.

  • Page 88: Initial Use Instructions

    INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS ENGINE OIL The generator is shipped WITHOUT OIL in the engine. 1. Place the generator on a level surface. 2. Remove the oil filler cap. 3. Add enough oil to bring the oil level to the upper limit of the oil filler neck.

  • Page 89: Fuel

    INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS FUEL Add fuel to the generator in a well-ventilated area. Never refuel the engine inside a building where gasoline fumes may reach flames or sparks. Keep gasoline away from appliance pilot lights, barbecues, electric appliances, power tools, etc. Spilled fuel is not only a fire hazard, it causes environmental damage.

  • Page 90: Before Operation

    Please Register Your Generator If your dealer did not collect registration information from you, please take a few minutes and register your purchase with Honda. This allows us to contact you with any important updates regarding your generator. Please note registration is not required to obtain warranty service.

  • Page 91: Index

    INDEX Abnormal Voltage Detection Function..........18 AC Applications .................. 32 AC Circuit Breaker................15 AC Circuit Protectors ................16 AC OPERATION................... 30 AC Receptacle Selection ..............33 AIR CLEANER ELEMENT CLEANING ..........48 AIR CLEANER SERVICE ..............46 Air Index ....................66 ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED?..........

  • Page 92

    GFCI OPERATION CHECK ..............27 Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Receptacle ......17 Ground Terminal ................19 HANDLE INSTALLATION (Optional Parts)........84 Honda Publications................70 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION ..........6 Important Safety Precautions .............83 INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS ............86 IS YOUR GENERATOR READY TO GO?..........20...

  • Page 93

    INDEX Knowledge ..................20 MAINTENANCE SAFETY..............39 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE .............. 40 NO POWER AT THE AC RECEPTACLES..........61 Oil Alert Function................18 Oil Alert System.................. 18 OPERATION..................22 Operator Responsibility ............... 6 Overspeed Detection Function ............18 Power Producing Circuits..............33 QUICK REFERENCE INFORMATION......

  • Page 94

    INDEX SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS............ 22 SAFETY....................82 SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS..............9 SEDIMENT CUP CLEANING............... 52 Safety Precautions................39 Serial Number Location ..............62 SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR ............38 SPARK ARRESTER SERVICE.............. 51 SPARK PLUG SERVICE............... 49 Special Requirements ................ 37 Specifications..................67 STANDBY POWER ................

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