Honda EB2200i Owner's Manual

Honda EB2200i Owner's Manual


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Owner's Manual
See page 12 for Initial Use Instructions.
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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual GENERATOR EB2200i See page 12 for Initial Use Instructions. 2020 Honda Motor Co., Ltd. -All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 2 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.
  • Page 3: Introduction

    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.
  • Page 4 INTRODUCTION A FEW WORDS ABOUT SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided important safety messages in this manual and on the generator. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS INTRODUCTION ....................1 GENERATOR SAFETY ..................6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION................6 Operator Responsibility....................6 Carbon Monoxide Hazards..................... 7 Electric Shock Hazards ..................... 8 Fire and Burn Hazards ...................... 8 Refuel With Care......................... 9 Vehicles and Transportation Hazards................. 9 SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS....................10 INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS ................
  • Page 6 CONTENTS AIR FILTER CHECK .........................33 SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS ..................35 OPERATION ..................... 36 STARTING THE ENGINE .......................36 STOPPING THE ENGINE .......................39 HOW TO RESTART WHEN STOPPED BY CO-MINDER (CO SHUT-OFF SYSTEM) ..............................40 GFCI OPERATION CHECK....................41 AC OPERATION ........................44 AC Applications ........................46 ®...
  • Page 7 EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM INFORMATION.............70 AIR INDEX..........................72 SPECIFICATIONS ........................73 WIRING DIAGRAM.........................75 CONSUMER INFORMATION................76 DEALER LOCATOR INFORMATION ..................76 Honda PUBLICATIONS......................76 CUSTOMER SERVICE INFORMATION ................77 Distributor’s Limited Warranty ..................78 Emission Control System Warranty ................83 REGISTRATION ........................88 Please Register Your Generator..................88 INDEX ......................89...
  • 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 instructions in this manual and on the generator.
  • Page 9: Carbon Monoxide Hazards

    GENERATOR SAFETY Carbon Monoxide Hazards A generator's exhaust contains toxic carbon monoxide, which you cannot see or smell. Breathing carbon monoxide can KILL YOU IN MINUTES. To avoid carbon monoxide poisoning, follow these instructions when operating a generator: • Only run a generator OUTSIDE, far away from windows, doors, and vents with engine exhaust directed away from occupied structures.
  • Page 10: Electric Shock Hazards

    GENERATOR SAFETY Electric Shock Hazards The generator produces enough electric power to cause a serious shock or electrocution if misused. • Do not use in wet conditions. Keep the generator dry. – Do not use in the rain or snow. –...
  • Page 11: Refuel With Care

    GENERATOR SAFETY Refuel With Care Gasoline is highly 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. •...
  • Page 12: 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 servicing dealer for a replacement.
  • Page 14: 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. Loosen the maintenance cover screw and remove the maintenance cover. MAINTENANCE COVER SCREW MAINTENANCE COVER 3. With the generator in a level position, remove the oil filler cap by turning it counterclockwise.
  • Page 15: Engine Oil Recommendations

    AMBIENT TEMPERATURE Read the instructions on the oil container before use. 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 16: Fuel

    INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS FUEL Add fuel to the generator in a well-ventilated area. Fuel only outdoors. Keep gasoline away from appliance, such as pilot lights, barbecues, electric appliances, power tools, etc. Spilled fuel is not only a fire hazard, it causes environmental damage.
  • Page 17 INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS 1. Remove the fuel filler cap. FUEL FILLER CAP 2. Fuel carefully to avoid spilling fuel. Do not fill the fuel tank above the upper level mark (red) on the fuel strainer. UPPER LEVEL MARK (RED) FUEL STRAINER TETHER Fuel can damage paint and plastic.
  • Page 18 INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS 3. After refueling, tighten the fuel filler cap until it clicks. Keep the fuel filler cap vent lever OFF for storage or transport, and ON to run the generator. FUEL FILLER CAP FUEL FILLER CAP VENT LEVER Move the generator at least 10 feet (3 meters) away from the fueling source and site before starting the engine.
  • Page 19: Fuel Recommendations

    INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS FUEL RECOMMENDATIONS This engine is certified to operate on regular unleaded gasoline with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher. Never use gasoline that is stale, contaminated, or mixed with oil. Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel tank. You may use regular unleaded gasoline containing no more than 10% ethanol (E10) or 5% methanol by volume.
  • Page 20: Controls & Features

  • Page 22: Controls

    CONTROLS & FEATURES CONTROLS Engine Switch ENGINE The engine switch controls the SWITCH ignition system and the fuel valve. OFF – Stops the engine and closes the fuel valve. FUEL OFF – Keeps the ignition system ON, and closes only the fuel valve (see FUEL OFF page 39).
  • Page 23: Fuel Filler Cap Vent Lever

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Fuel Filler Cap Vent Lever The fuel filler cap is provided with a fuel filler cap vent lever to seal the fuel tank. The fuel filler cap vent lever must be in the ON position for the engine to run. When the engine is not in use, leave the fuel filler cap vent lever in the OFF position to reduce the possibility of fuel leakage.
  • Page 24: Eco Throttle Switch

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Eco Throttle® Switch The Eco Throttle® system automatically reduces engine speed when loads are turned off or disconnected. When appliances are turned on or reconnected, the engine returns to the proper speed to power the electrical load. If high electrical loads are connected simultaneously, turn the Eco Throttle switch to the OFF position to reduce voltage changes.
  • Page 25: Co-Minder (Co Shut-Off System)

    CONTROLS & FEATURES CO-MINDER (CO Shut-off System) CO-MINDER is a system that automatically stops the engine before the surrounding carbon monoxide concentration exceeds a certain level. If the CO-MINDER detects a high carbon monoxide concentration, the engine will stop and the CO ALARM indicator will flash for about five minutes. Continuously using the generator in areas with high concentrations of carbon monoxide can cause serious health hazards due to carbon monoxide poisoning (see page 7).
  • Page 26 • The FAULT/CO SENSOR LIFE indicator indicates the estimated life left in the CO- MINDER. • The generator stopping period and storage period are also included in the useful lifespan of the CO-MINDER. • Contact an authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer for CO-MINDER replacement.
  • Page 27: Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (Gfci) Receptacle

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Receptacle The 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 28: Features

    CONTROLS & FEATURES FEATURES Ground Terminal The generator ground terminal is connected to the frame of the generator, the metal non-current-carrying parts of the generator, and the ground terminals of each receptacle. Before using the ground terminal, consult a qualified electrician, electrical inspector, or local agency having jurisdiction for local codes or ordinances that apply to the intended use of the generator.
  • Page 29: Output Indicator

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Output Indicator The output indicator (green) is illuminated when the generator is operating normally. It indicates that the generator is producing electrical power at the receptacles. In addition, the output indicator has a simplified hour meter function. When you start the engine, the indicator blinks according to the generator’s cumulative operating hours as follows: •...
  • Page 30: Overload Alarm (Indicator)

    CONTROLS & FEATURES Overload Alarm (Indicator) If the generator is overloaded (in excess of 2.2 kVA), or if there is a short circuit in a connected appliance, the overload alarm indicator (red) will come ON. The overload alarm indicator (red) will stay ON, and after about four seconds, current to the connected appliance(s) will shut off, and the output indicator (green) will go OFF.
  • Page 31: Led Light Patterns

    CONTROLS & FEATURES LED Light Patterns OIL ALERT/CHECK INDICATOR OVERLOAD ALARM INDICATOR OUTPUT INDICATOR Status Possible Output Overload Oil Alert/ cause Indicator Alarm Check Indicator Indicator Normal Operating normally Malfunction Inverter unit failure Abnormal Output overcurrent Inverter unit overheat Warning Engine oil low : ON : OFF...
  • Page 32: 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.
  • Page 33: Check The Engine

    BEFORE OPERATION To prevent a possible fire, keep the generator at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from building walls, vehicles, and other equipment during operation. Do not place flammable objects close to the engine or exhaust. Before beginning your pre-operation checks, be sure the generator is on a level and firm surface and the engine switch is in the OFF position.
  • Page 34: Engine Oil Level Check

    BEFORE OPERATION ENGINE OIL LEVEL CHECK Check the engine oil level with the generator on a level surface and the engine stopped. 1. Loosen the maintenance cover screw and remove the maintenance cover. MAINTENANCE COVER SCREW MAINTENANCE COVER 2. Remove the oil filler cap by turning it counterclockwise. Wipe the dipstick clean.
  • Page 35: Air Filter Check

    BEFORE OPERATION The Oil Alert system will automatically stop the engine before the oil level falls below safe limits. However, to avoid the inconvenience of an unexpected shutdown, check the oil level regularly. AIR FILTER CHECK 1. Loosen the maintenance cover MAINTENANCE screw and remove the COVER SCREW...
  • Page 36 BEFORE OPERATION 5. Reinstall the air filters. AIR CLEANER COVER 6. Make sure that the rubber seal is set in the groove of the air cleaner cover. 7. Reinstall the air cleaner cover, and tighten the air cleaner cover screw. RUBBER SEAL 8.
  • Page 37: Safe Operating Precautions

    BEFORE OPERATION SAFE OPERATING PRECAUTIONS Before operating the generator, review chapters "GENERATOR SAFETY" (see page 6). For your safety, do not operate the generator in an enclosed, or partly enclosed area such as a garage (even if the door is open) or near structures or vehicles. Your generator's exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide gas that can collect rapidly in such areas, structures, vehicles, trailers, or boats.
  • Page 38: Operation

    OPERATION STARTING THE ENGINE To prevent a possible fire, keep the generator at least 3 feet (1 meter) away from building or trailer walls, vehicles, trailers, boats, and other equipment during operation. Do not place flammable objects close to the engine. •...
  • Page 39 OPERATION 3. Make sure the Eco Throttle switch is ECO THROTTLE SWITCH in the OFF position, or more time will be required for warm-up. 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.
  • Page 40 OPERATION 6. Pull the starter grip lightly until you feel resistance; then pull briskly in the direction of the arrow as shown. Direction to pull Do not allow the starter grip to snap back against the generator. Return it gently to prevent damage to the starter.
  • Page 41: Stopping The Engine

    OPERATION STOPPING THE ENGINE To stop the engine in an emergency, simply turn the engine switch to the OFF position securely. Under normal conditions, use the following procedure. 1. Turn off or disconnect all appliances that are connected to the generator. 2.
  • Page 42: How To Restart When Stopped By Co-Minder (Co Shut-Off System)

    OPERATION HOW TO RESTART WHEN STOPPED BY CO-MINDER (CO SHUT-OFF SYSTEM) When the engine is automatically stopped by the CO-MINDER, move the generator to an area with fresh air and away from any device that may be emitting carbon monoxide, such as another generator. Press the CO-MINDER reset button and then follow the standard procedure for starting the engine.
  • Page 43: 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 RECEPTACLE (120 V 20 A DUPLEX RECEPTACLE)
  • Page 44 3. Press the GFCI TEST button: • The GFCI RESET button will pop out and the green GFCI indicator will go off. • If the GFCI does not function as described, contact an authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer. GFCI RESET BUTTON...
  • Page 45 • Unplug all appliances from the GFCI protected receptacle. • Press the GFCI RESET button. – If the GFCI cannot be reset, the GFCI is faulty. Contact an authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer. – If the GFCI RESET button extends, this usually indicates a faulty power tool, appliance, or cord.
  • Page 46: Ac Operation

    When an electric motor is started, the overload alarm indicator (red) may come ON. This is normal if the overload alarm indicator (red) goes OFF within 4 seconds. If the overload alarm indicator (red) stays ON, consult your Honda Power Equipment dealer.
  • Page 47 OPERATION 2. Plug the appliance into the receptacle. 3. Turn on the appliance. If the generator is overloaded (see page 46), or if there is a short circuit in a connected appliance, the overload alarm indicator (red) will go ON. The overload alarm indicator (red) will stay ON, and after about four seconds, current to the connected appliance(s) will shut off, and the output indicator (green) will go OFF.
  • Page 48: Ac Applications

    OPERATION AC Applications Before connecting an appliance or power cord to the generator: • Make sure that it is in good working order. A faulty appliance or power cord can create a potential for electrical shock. • If an appliance begins to operate abnormally, becomes sluggish, or stops suddenly, turn it off immediately.
  • Page 49: Eco Throttle® System

    OPERATION ECO THROTTLE® SYSTEM With the switch in the ON position, engine speed is automatically lowered when loads are reduced, turned off, or disconnected. When appliances are turned ON or reconnected, the engine returns to the proper speed to power the electrical load.
  • Page 50: Standby Power

    OSHA job site temporary power regulation. Building main breaker boxes also have the neutral bonded to ground, so if an EB2200i generator is connected to a home or building electrical system, the generator GFCI system will activate and power to the receptacles will shut off.
  • Page 51: Servicing Your Generator

    Remember that an authorized Honda Power Equipment 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 52: 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.
  • Page 53: Maintenance Schedule

    (1) Service more frequently when used in dusty areas. (2) These items should be serviced by your servicing dealer, unless you have the proper tools and are mechanically proficient. Refer to the Honda shop manual for service procedures. See "Honda PUBLICATIONS" on page 76 for ordering information.
  • Page 54: Engine Oil Change

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR ENGINE OIL CHANGE Drain the oil while the engine is warm to assure rapid and complete draining. 1. Turn the engine switch and fuel filler cap vent lever to the OFF position (see page 39) to reduce the possibility of fuel leakage. 2.
  • Page 55: Air Cleaner Service

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR 7. Reinstall the maintenance cover and tighten the maintenance cover screw securely. Wash your hands with soap and water after handling used oil. AIR CLEANER SERVICE Main and Outer Filters Cleaning Dirty main and outer filters will restrict air flow to the carburetor, reducing engine performance.
  • Page 56: Spark Plug Service

    SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR SPARK PLUG SERVICE In order to service the spark plug, you will need a spark plug wrench (commercially available). Required spark plug: CR5HSB (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.
  • Page 57 SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR 4. Inspect the spark plug. Replace it if SIDE ELECTRODE the electrodes are worn or fouled, or SEALING WASHER if the insulator is cracked or chipped. 0.024–0.028 in Clean the spark plug with a wire (0.6–0.7 mm) brush if it is to be reused.
  • Page 58: 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 59 SERVICING YOUR GENERATOR 3. Use a brush to remove carbon deposits from the spark arrester screen. Be careful to avoid damaging the screen. The spark arrester must be free of breaks and tears. Replace the spark arrester if it is damaged. 4.
  • Page 60: 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. Cleaning Wipe the generator with a moist cloth.
  • Page 61 Drain the fuel tank and carburetor (see page 60). Change the engine oil and lubricate the cylinder (see page 62). *Use gasoline stabilizers that are formulated to extend storage life. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for use. Contact your authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer for stabilizer recommendations.
  • Page 62 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 let it cool before handling fuel. • Keep heat, sparks, and flame away. •...
  • Page 63 STORAGE 2. Loosen the maintenance cover screw and remove the maintenance cover (see page 32). MAINTENANCE COVER SCREW MAINTENANCE COVER 3. Loosen the carburetor drain screw, and drain the gasoline from the carburetor into a suitable container. CARBURETOR DRAIN SCREW 4.
  • Page 64: Engine Oil

    STORAGE 7. Turn the engine switch to the OFF position securely. FUEL OFF ENGINE SWITCH 8. Tighten the carburetor drain screw, and then reinstall the maintenance cover. 9. Reinstall the spark plug cap and spark plug maintenance cover. Engine Oil Change the engine oil (see page 52).
  • Page 65: 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. Also, avoid any area with a spark-producing electric motor, or where power tools are operated.
  • Page 66: Transporting

    TRANSPORTING An engine that has been running will remain very hot for a period of time. A hot engine and exhaust system can burn you and ignite some material. If the generator has been used, allow it to cool for at least 15 minutes before loading the generator on the transport vehicle.
  • Page 67: Taking Care Of Unexpected Problems

    Dry and reinstall spark plug. (flooded engine). Fuel strainer restricted, carburetor Take the generator to an authorized malfunction, ignition malfunction, Honda Power Equipment dealer, or valves stuck, etc. refer to the shop manual. CO-MINDER (CO Shut-off System) is Review the location of the generator,...
  • Page 68: Engine Lacks Power

    Refuel with fresh gasoline (see page 14). Fuel strainer restricted, carburetor Take the generator to an authorized malfunction, ignition malfunction, Honda Power Equipment dealer, or valves stuck, etc. refer to the shop manual. NO POWER AT THE AC RECEPTACLES Possible Cause...
  • Page 69: Engine Automatically Stop And The Co Alarm Indicator Flashing

    CO-MINDER malfunction. Consult an authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer. CO sensor may have reached the end Consult an authorized Honda Power of its useful lifespan (see page 24). Equipment dealer. FAULT/CO SENSOR LIFE INDICATOR FLASHING WHEN RUNNING THE...
  • Page 70: Technical Information

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERIAL NUMBER LOCATION FRAME SERIAL NUMBER Record the frame serial number and date purchased in the spaces below. You will need this information when ordering parts and when making technical or warranty inquiries. Frame serial number: Date purchased:...
  • Page 71: 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 2,000 feet (610 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 72: Emission Control System Information

    Carbon monoxide does not react in the same way, but it is toxic. Honda utilizes appropriate air/fuel ratios and other emissions control systems to reduce the emissions of carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, and hydrocarbons.
  • Page 73 Honda recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your power equipment engine, but Honda cannot deny warranty coverage solely for the lack of receipts or for your failure to ensure that all scheduled maintenance has been completed.
  • Page 74: Air Index

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION AIR INDEX (Models certified for sale 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 75: Specifications

    TECHNICAL INFORMATION SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions Model EB2200iT Description code EAJT Length 20.0 in (509 mm) Width 11.4 in (290 mm) Height 16.7 in (425 mm) Dry mass [weight] 47.4 lbs (21.5 kg) Engine Model GXR120T Engine type 4-stroke, overhead camshaft, single cylinder Displacement 7.38 cu-in (121 cm [Bore ×...
  • Page 76 0.024 – 0.028 in (0.6 – 0.7 mm) Refer to page 54. Valve clearance (cold) IN: 0.15 ± 0.04 mm See your authorized EX: 0.20 ± 0.04 mm Honda dealer. Other specifications No other adjustments needed. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Page 77: Wiring Diagram

  • Page 78: Consumer Information

    Parts Catalog This manual provides complete, illustrated parts lists for your generator. Visit for free online access to the parts catalog. It is also available for purchase in paper form through your Honda dealer. Accessories Catalog Your authorized Honda Power Equipment dealer offers a wide selection of accessories (optional equipment) to make your generator even more useful.
  • Page 79: Customer Service Information

    The Service Manager or General Manager can help. Almost all problems are solved in this way. If you are dissatisfied with the decision made by the dealership’s management, contact the Honda Power Equipment Customer Relations Office. You can write American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Power Equipment Division...
  • Page 80: 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 81 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. Virgin Islands who is authorized to sell and/or service that product, during the dealer’s...
  • Page 82 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 83 To Qualify for This Warranty: 1. The parts, accessories, or apparel must be purchased from American Honda or a dealer authorized by American Honda to sell those products in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Parts and accessories must be purchased for installation on original Honda equipment or engines to be eligible for warranty coverage.
  • Page 84 CONSUMER INFORMATION To Obtain Warranty Service: You must, at your expense, take the Honda Power Equipment part, accessory, or apparel, or the Honda Power Equipment on which the accessory or part is installed, and proof of purchase to any Honda Power Equipment dealer in the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S.
  • Page 85: Emission Control System Warranty

    MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY COVERAGE: The exhaust and evaporative emissions control system on your Honda power equipment engine is warranted for two years. If any emissions-related part on your Honda power equipment engine is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by Honda.
  • Page 86 • As the power equipment engine owner, you should however be aware that Honda may deny you warranty coverage if your power equipment engine or a part has failed due to abuse, neglect, improper maintenance, or unapproved modifications.
  • Page 87 (including durability) could result in denial of coverage. If such a non-Honda replacement part is used in the repair or maintenance of your engine, and an authorized Honda dealer determines it is defective or causes a failure of a warranted part, your claim for repair of your engine may be denied.
  • Page 88 Honda Power Equipment dealer who is authorized by Honda to sell and service that Honda product during their normal business hours. Claims for repair or adjustment found to be caused solely by defects in material or workmanship will not be denied because the engine was not properly maintained and used.
  • Page 89 DISCLAIMER OF CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE AND LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES: American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda Canada Inc. disclaim any responsibility for incidental or consequential damages such as loss of time or the use of the power equipment, or any commercial loss due to the failure of the equipment;...
  • Page 90: Registration

    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 AC Appliance and Power Cord..................31 AC Applications ........................46 AC OPERATION ........................44 AIR CLEANER SERVICE ......................53 AIR FILTER CHECK ........................ 33 AIR INDEX..........................72 ARE YOU READY TO GET STARTED? ................30 BEFORE OPERATION ......................30 Carbon Monoxide Hazards....................
  • Page 92 GENERATOR SAFETY ......................6 GFCI OPERATION CHECK....................41 Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Receptacle ..........25 Ground Terminal........................26 Honda PUBLICATIONS......................76 HOW TO RESTART WHEN STOPPED BY CO-MINDER (CO SHUT-OFF SYSTEM) ............................... 40 IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION................6 INITIAL USE INSTRUCTIONS....................12 INTRODUCTION ........................
  • Page 93 INDEX LED Light Patterns ....................... 29 Main and Outer Filters Cleaning..................53 MAINTENANCE SAFETY ..................... 50 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE....................51 NO POWER AT THE AC RECEPTACLES ................66 Oil Alert®/Check Indicator....................28 OPERATION ..........................36 Operator Responsibility....................... 6 Overload Alarm (Indicator)....................28 Output Indicator ........................
  • Page 94 INDEX STARTING THE ENGINE ...................... 36 STOPPING THE ENGINE ...................... 39 STORAGE PRECAUTIONS....................63 STORAGE PREPARATION ....................58 STORAGE..........................58 System Ground ........................48 TAKING CARE OF UNEXPECTED PROBLEMS............... 65 TECHNICAL INFORMATION ....................68 THE IMPORTANCE OF MAINTENANCE................49 TRANSPORTING ........................64 Vehicles and Transportation Hazards................
  • Page 95: Quick Reference Information

    QUICK REFERENCE INFORMATION Fuel Type Regular unleaded gasoline with an ethanol content of no more than 10% and a pump octane rating of 86 or higher (see page 17) Engine Oil Type SAE 10W-30, API SJ or later (or equivalent), for general use (see page 13) Maximum oil capacity: 14 oz (0.44 L)
  • Page 96 31Z44810 AH 英 00X31-Z44-8100 Printed in Thailand...

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