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OWNER'S MANUAL
LIT-19626-01-14
Generator
EF1600
EF2600
YG2600
7NJ-28199-12

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL LIT-19626-01-14 Generator EF1600 EF2600 YG2600 7NJ-28199-12...
  • Page 3 AE00002 INTRODUCTION Congratulations on your purchase of your new Yamaha. This manual will provide you with a good basic understanding of the operation and maintenance of this machine. If you have any questions regarding the operation or maintenance of your machine, please consult a Yamaha dealer.
  • Page 4 If there is any question concerning this manu- al, please consult your Yamaha deal- 9 This manual should be considered a permanent part of this engine and should remain with this engine when resold.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    AE00041 CONTENTS LIMITED WARRANTY (EF- AND EDL-SERIES) ...1 LIMITED WARRANTY (EC- AND YG-SERIES) ...2 LOCATION OF IMPORTANT LABELS...4 SAFETY INFORMATION...5 EXHAUST FUMES ARE POISONOUS ...5 FUEL IS HIGHLY FLAMMABLE AND POISONOUS ...5 ENGINE AND MUFFLER MAY BE HOT ...5 ELECTRIC SHOCK PREVENTION ...6 CONNECTION NOTES ...7 CONNECTION...7 EXTENSION CORD NOTES ...7...
  • Page 6: Limited Warranty

    DURING THE PERIOD OF WARRANTY any authorized Yamaha consumer generator dealer will, free of charge, repair or replace, at Yamaha’s option, any part adjudged defective by Yamaha due to faulty workmanship or material from the factory. Parts used in warranty repairs will be war- ranted for the balance of the product’s warranty...
  • Page 7: Limited Warranty (Ec- And Yg-Series)

    DURING THE PERIOD OF WARRANTY any authorized Yamaha industrial generator dealer will, free of charge, repair or replace, at Yamaha’s option, any part adjudged defective by Yamaha due to faulty workmanship or material from the factory.
  • Page 8 Q. Will the warranty be void or cancelled if I do not operate or maintain my new Yamaha exactly as specified in the Owner’s Manual? A. No. The warranty on a new Yamaha cannot be “voided” or “cancelled.” However, if a particular failure is caused by operation or maintenance other than as shown in the Owner’s Manual, that failure...
  • Page 9: Location Of Important Labels

    THIS ENGINE CONFORMS TO PHASE 2 U.S.EPA REGULATIONS FOR SMALL NONROAD ENGINES. EMISSIONS COMPLIANCE PERIOD:CATEGORY A (EPA) YAMAHA MOTOR CO. LTD ENGINE AIR INDEX ( C a l i f o r n i a onl y ) MOST C L E A N...
  • Page 10: Safety Information

    AE00071 SAFETY INFORMATION AE00072 EXHAUST FUMES ARE POISONOUS 9 Never operate the engine in a closed area or it may cause unconsciousness and death within a 741-002 short time. Operate the engine in a well ventilated area. AE00075 FUEL IS HIGHLY FLAMMABLE AND POISONOUS 9 Always turn off the engine when refuelling.
  • Page 11: Electric Shock Prevention

    a 1 m (3 ft) 741-008a 741-009 1 Carrying handle(s) (shaded) 741-067 AE00083 ELECTRIC SHOCK PREVENTION 741-010 741-011 NOTE: Use ground (earth) lead of sufficient current capacity. 1 Lead diameter 741-012b 9 Keep the machine at least 1 m (3 ft) from buildings or other equipment, or the engine may overheat.
  • Page 12: Connection Notes

    741-040a Ground (earth) Lead Diameter: 0.12 mm (0.005 in)/ampere 10 Ampere → 1.2mm (0.05 in) AE00088 CONNECTION NOTES 9 Avoid connecting the generator to commercial power outlet. 9 Avoid connecting the generator in parallel with any other generator. 1 Correct 2 Incorrect AE00091 CONNECTION...
  • Page 13: Control Function

    EF1600/EF2600 YG2600 AE00101 CONTROL FUNCTION AE00102 DESCRIPTION 1 Fuel tank 2 Fuel tank cap 3 Fuel cock 4 Air filter cover 5 Spark plug 6 Muffler 7 Choke lever 8 Ground (Earth) terminal 9 Oil filler cap 793-015 0 Oil drain plug q Recoil starter w Fuel level gauge e Carrying handles (shaded)
  • Page 14: Control Box

    EF1600 EF2600 YG2600 – 9 – AE00104 CONTROL BOX 1 Engine switch 2 Oil warning light 3 Pilot light (YG2600) 4 Voltage meter (EF1600/EF2600) 5 AC switch (N.F.B.) 6 AC receptacle 7 G.F.C.I. receptacle 793-018 793-019 793-020...
  • Page 15: Oil Warning System

    “ON” “OFF” Reduce the load to the specified generator rated output if the AC switch (N.F.B.) turns off. If it turns off again, consult your Yamaha dealer. – 10 –...
  • Page 16: G.f.c.i. Receptacle

    763-083 AE00848 G.F.C.I. RECEPTACLE (for YG2600) The G.F.C.I. (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter) 1 shuts off power to the protected receptacles if a ground fault (electrical leak) is detected. If the reset button 2 pops out 3, the equipment plugged into the receptacle may be faulty. If this hap- pens, check the equipment carefully.
  • Page 17: Pre-Operation Check

    FUEL Make sure there is sufficient fuel in the tank. 707-033a Your Yamaha engine has been designed to use regu- lar unleaded gasoline with a pump octane number ((R + M)/2) of 86 or higher, or research octane number of 707-001 91 or higher.
  • Page 18: Engine Oil

    700-068 0°C 25°C A YAMALUBE 4(10W-30) D SAE 10W C SAE #20 B SAE #30 32°F 80°F 700-065 700-006 741-029a AE00222 ENGINE OIL Make sure the engine oil is at the upper level of the oil filler hole. Add oil as necessary. 1 Upper level Recommended oil: å...
  • Page 19: Operation

    700-006a 761-027 763-086e 705-037 763-084h 701-025a AE00955 OPERATION NOTE: The generator has been shipped without engine oil. Fill with oil or it will not start. 1 Upper level AE00854 STARTING THE ENGINE NOTE: 9 Before starting the engine, do not connect any electric devices.
  • Page 20: Application Range

    704-010 701-025 AE00343 APPLICATION RANGE Power factor EF1600 EF2600 YG2600 4. Pull slowly on the recoil starter until it is engaged, then pull it briskly. 5. After the engine starts, warm up the engine until the engine does not stop when the choke lever is returned to the operating position.
  • Page 21: Connection

    5. Turn the AC switch (N.F.B.) to the “ON” position and turn on any electric devices. 779-028 “ON” Reduce the load to the specified generator rated output if an AC switch turns off. If it turns off again, consult a Yamaha dealer. – 16 –...
  • Page 22: Stopping The Engine

    763-094a 763-085e 705-038 AE00852 STOPPING THE ENGINE NOTE: 9 Turn off any electric devices. 9 Turn the AC switch (N.F.B.) to the “OFF” position. “OFF” 1. Disconnect any electric devices. 2. Turn the engine switch to the “STOP” position. “STOP” 3.
  • Page 23: Periodic Maintenance

    Check oil level Engine Oil Replace Clean. Air Filter Replace if necessary. : It is recommended that these items be serviced by a Yamaha dealer. : Related to emission control system. Pre-Ope- ration Remarks check (daily) if necessary. – 18 –...
  • Page 24 16.* Fasteners Correct if necessary. : It is recommended that these items be serviced by a Yamaha dealer. : Related to emission control system. Use only Yamaha specified genuine parts for replacement. Ask an authorized Yamaha dealer for further attention.
  • Page 25: Spark Plug Inspection

    20 N•m (2 kgf•m, 14 lbf•ft) AE00431 CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT The carburetor is a vital part of the engine. Adjusting should be left to a Yamaha dealer with the profession- al knowledge, specialized data, and equipment to do so properly. – 20 –...
  • Page 26: Engine Oil Replacement

    700-006a 0°C 25°C A YAMALUBE 4(10W-30) D SAE 10W C SAE #20 B SAE #30 32°F 80°F 700-065 AE00412 ENGINE OIL REPLACEMENT 1. Place the machine on a level surface and warm up the engine for several minutes. Then stop the engine. 2.
  • Page 27: Air Filter

    AE00451 AIR FILTER 1. Remove the air filter cover and element. 2. Wash the element in solvent and dry. 3. Oil the element and squeeze out excess oil. The element should be wet but not dripping. Recommended oil: Foam-air-filter oil SAE #20 motor oil Do not wring out the element.
  • Page 28: Fuel Cock

    705-067 707-043b AE00855 FUEL COCK Never use or be near fuel and solvent while smok- ing or in the vicinity of an open flame. 1. Stop the engine. 2. Turn the fuel cock lever to “OFF”. 3. Remove the fuel cock cup and gasket. 4.
  • Page 29: Muffler Screen And Spark Arrester

    741-001 711-015 711-012b 711-012a 711-022 711-050 AE00853 MUFFLER SCREEN AND SPARK ARRESTER The engine and muffler will be very hot after the engine has been run. Avoid touching the engine and muffler while they are still hot with any part of your body or clothing during inspection or repair.
  • Page 30: G.f.c.i. Receptacle Test

    4. If G.F.C.I. operation is correct, push in the reset button. If the G.F.C.I. operates incorrectly, consult a Yamaha dealer. Do not operate the generator with a faulty G.F.C.I. circuit. Electric shock could occur. Have the gen- erator repaired by a qualified mechanic.
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    AE00512 TROUBLESHOOTING Engine won’t start 1. Fuel systems No fuel supplied to combustion chamber. 2 No fuel in tank ... Supply fuel. 707-001 2 Clogged fuel line ... Clean fuel line. 2 Foreign matter in fuel cock ... Clean fuel cock. 2 Clogged carburetor ...
  • Page 32 Check engine oil level. Consult a Add engine oil. Yamaha dealer. Check the spark plug. 9 Type: 9 Gap: Incorrect Replace or Clean the spark Adjust Gap. plug. Clean or Replace; Consult a Yamaha dealer. Consult a Yamaha dealer. 791-001c Level low 791-001d...
  • Page 33: Storage

    707-038 712-010 AE00601 STORAGE Long term storage of your machine will require some preventive procedures to guard against deterioration. AE00611 DRAIN THE FUEL 1. Drain the fuel tank, fuel cock, and carburetor float bowl. a Carburetor drain plug 2. Pour a cup of SAE 10W30 or 20W40 motor oil into the tank.
  • Page 34: Exhaust Emission Control System And Components

    The acronyms conform to the latest version of the SAE’s recommended practice docu- ment J1930, “Diagnostic Acronyms, Terms, and Definitions For Electrical/Electronic System”. It is recommended that these items be serviced by a Yamaha dealer. Acronym Ventilation) – 29 –...
  • Page 35: Specifications

    AE00701 SPECIFICATIONS AE00702 DIMENSIONS Overall Length Overall Width Overall Height Dry Weight AE00704 ENGINE Type Cylinder Arrangement Displacement Bore × Stroke Rated Output Operation Hours Fuel Fuel Tank Capacity Engine Oil Quantity Ignition System Spark Plug: Type Spark Plug: Noise Level* : Measured at rated operation from 7 m (23 ft) distance.
  • Page 36: Wiring Diagram

    AE00751 WIRING DIAGRAM EF1600/EF2600 Generator assembly 1(for EF1600) Frame earth Engine 1 Rotor assembly 2 Stator assembly 3 AC receptacle 4 AC switch (N.F.B.) 5 Engine switch 6 Condenser 7 Oil level switch 8 Oil warning unit 9 T.C.I. unit 0 Spark plug q Gound (earth) terminal w Voltage meter...
  • Page 37: Yg2600

    YG2600 Generator assembly Frame earth Engine 1 Rotor assembly 2 Stator assembly 3 AC receptacle 4 AC switch (N.F.B.) 5 Engine switch 6 Condenser 7 Oil level switch 8 Oil warning unit 9 T.C.I. unit 0 Spark plug q Gound (earth) terminal w Pilot light –...
  • Page 38: Engine Hanger Installation

    AE00795 ENGINE HANGER INSTALLATION (for YG2600) 794-001 – 33 –...
  • Page 39 PRINTED IN JAPAN 08 – 0.4 × 1 PRINTED ON RECYCLED PAPER...

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