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Section 1: Safety Rules & General Information Introduction; Read This Manual Thoroughly; How To Obtain Service; Safety Rules - Honeywell 8 kW Owner's Manual

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Section 1: Safety Rules & General Information
performance, air-cooled, engine-driven generator. It is
designed to automatically supply electrical power to
operate critical loads during a utility power failure.
This unit is factory installed in an all-weather, metal
enclosure that is intended exclusively for outdoor
installation. This generator will operate using either vapor
withdrawn liquid propane (LP) or natural gas (NG).
NOTE: When sized properly, this generator is suitable for
supplying typical residential loads such as induction
motors (sump pumps, refrigerators, air conditioners,
monitor, TV, etc.), lighting loads and microwaves.

Read This Manual Thoroughly

Consult Manual. Read and understand manual
completely before using product. Failure to
completely understand manual and product
could result in death or serious injury.
If any portion of this manual is not understood, contact
the nearest Independent Authorized Service Dealer for
starting, operating and servicing procedures.
This manual must be used in conjunction with the
appropriate Owner's Manual.
suggests that this manual and the rules for safe operation
be copied and posted near the unit installation site.
Safety should be stressed to all operators and potential
operators of this equipment.
Throughout this publication and on tags and decals
affixed to the generator, DANGER, WARNING, and
CAUTION blocks are used to alert personnel to special
instructions about a particular operation that may be
hazardous if performed incorrectly or carelessly. Observe
them carefully. Their definitions are as follows:
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
Owner's Manual for 60 Hz Air-cooled Generators
Section 1: Safety Rules & General Information
Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in minor or moderate injury.
NOTE: Notes provide additional information important to
a procedure or component.
These safety warnings cannot eliminate the hazards they
compliance with the special instructions while performing
the action or service are essential to preventing accidents.
The operator is responsible for proper and safe use of
the equipment. The manufacturer strongly recommends
that if the operator is also the owner, to read the Owner's
Manual and thoroughly understand all instructions before
using this equipment. The manufacturer also strongly
recommends instructing other users to properly start and
operate the unit. This prepares them if they need to
operate the equipment in an emergency.

How to Obtain Service

When the generator requires servicing or repairs, contact
an Independent Authorized Service Dealer for assistance.
Service technicians are factory-trained and are capable of
handling all service needs. For assistance locating a
dealer, go to
When contacting a dealer about parts and service,
always supply the complete model number and serial
number of the unit as given on its data decal, which is
located on the generator. Refer to
for decal location. Record the model number and
serial numbers in the spaces provided on the inside front
cover of this manual.

Safety Rules

Study these SAFETY RULES carefully before installing,
operating or servicing this equipment. Become familiar
with this Owner's Manual and with the unit. The
generator can operate safely, efficiently and reliably only
if it is properly installed, operated and maintained. Many
accidents are caused by failing to follow simple and
fundamental rules or precautions.
The manufacturer cannot anticipate every possible
circumstance that might involve a hazard. The warnings in
this manual and on tags and decals affixed to the unit are,
therefore, not all-inclusive. If using a procedure, work
method, or operating technique the manufacturer does not
specifically recommend, verify that it is safe for others.
Also, make sure the procedure, work method or operating
technique utilized does not render the generator unsafe.
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