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Checking Engine Oil Level; Engine Oil Recommendations - Honeywell 8 kW Owner's Manual

60 hz air-cooled generators 8 kw to 22 kw.
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Section 4: Maintenance
Maintenance Log
Battery inspection and charge check
Dates Performed:
Oil, oil filter, air filter and spark plug replacement
Dates Performed:
Valve Adjustment
Dates Performed:

Checking Engine Oil Level

WARNING
Risk of burns. Allow engine to cool before
draining oil or coolant. Failure to do so
could result in death or serious injury.
WARNING
Skin irritation. Avoid prolonged or repeated contact with
used motor oil. Used motor oil has been shown to cause
skin cancer in laboratory animals. Thoroughly wash
exposed areas with soap and water.
CAUTION
Engine damage. Verify proper type and quantity of
engine oil prior to starting engine. Failure to do so
could result in engine damage.
When power outages necessitate running the generator
for extended periods, the oil level should be checked
daily. To check the engine oil level:
If the generator is running during a utility outage,
1.
first turn OFF all associated loads running in the
18
residence
disconnect. Then, turn the generator main circuit
breaker to the OFF position.
Press the control panel OFF button. Wait 5
2.
minutes.
Remove the dipstick and wipe it dry with a clean
3.
cloth.
(000139)
Completely insert the dipstick and again remove it.
4.
Observe the oil level. The level should be at the
5.
"FULL" mark on the dipstick.
If necessary, remove the oil fill cap and add oil to
6.
the engine until the level reaches the "FULL" mark
and reinsert the dipstick and fill cap.
(000210)
Press the control panel AUTO button.
7.
If the generator was running during a utility outage,
8.
first turn the main circuit breaker to the ON
position. Then, turn ON the needed loads in the
residence.

Engine Oil Recommendations

(000135)
To maintain the warranty, genuine Generac replacement
parts MUST be used, including Generac Maintenance
Kits (which include Generac oil, an oil and air filter, spark
plugs, a shop towel and funnel). Generac Maintenance
Kits can be obtained through an Independent Authorized
Service Dealer.
using
the
electrical
Owner's Manual for 60 Hz Air-cooled Generators
panel
main

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