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Husqvarna 1055 GN Operator's Manual

5500 watt portable generator


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531 30 97-19
5500 Watt Portable Generator
Husqvarna® is a registered trademark of Husqvarna AB and is used under license to
Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC.
Manual No. 204839A Revision - (08/25/2007)


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  • Page 1 S E R V I C E 2007-12 O0707904 531 30 97-19 1055GN 5500 Watt Portable Generator Husqvarna® is a registered trademark of Husqvarna AB and is used under license to Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC. Manual No. 204839A Revision - (08/25/2007)
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing this quality-built Husqvarna generator. We are pleased that you’ve placed your confidence in the Husqvarna brand. When operated and maintained according to the instructions in this manual, your Husqvarna generator will provide many years of dependable service.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Operator Safety ........4 Equipment Description ........4 Safety Rules .
  • Page 4: Operator Safety

    • Keep exhaust gas from entering a confined area through windows, doors, ventilation intakes, or other openings. • DO NOT start or run engine indoors or in an enclosed area, (even if windows and doors are open), including the generator compartment of a recreational vehicle (RV).
  • Page 5 WARNING The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. WARNING Generator produces hazardous voltage. Failure to isolate generator from power utility can result in death or injury to electric utility workers due to backfeed of electrical energy.
  • Page 6 • DO NOT insert any objects through cooling slots. • If connected devices overheat, turn them off and disconnect them from generator. • Shut off generator if: -electrical output is lost; -equipment sparks, smokes, or emits flames; -unit vibrates excessively.
  • Page 7: Assembly

    Assembly Your generator requires some assembly and is ready for use after it has been properly serviced with the recommended fuel and oil. If you have any problems with the assembly of your generator, please call the generator helpline at (877) 4-0458. If calling for assistance, please have the model, revision, and serial number from the data tag available.
  • Page 8: Add Engine Oil

    See an authorized Briggs & Stratton dealer for high altitude adjustment information. Operation of the engine at altitudes below 2,500 feet (762 meters) with the high altitude kit is not recommended. TANK FUEL...
  • Page 9: System Ground

    System Ground The generator has a system ground that connects the generator frame components to the ground terminals on the AC output receptacles. The system ground is connected to the AC neutral wire (the neutral is bonded to the generator frame).
  • Page 10: Features And Controls

    P - Spark Arrester Muffler — Exhaust muffler lowers engine noise and is equipped with a spark arrester screen. Items Not Shown: Engine Identification — Provides model, type and code of engine. Please have these readily available if calling for assistance.
  • Page 11: Cord Sets And Receptacles

    Cord Sets and Receptacles Use only high quality, well-insulated, grounded extension cords with the generator’s 120 Volt duplex receptacle. Inspect extension cords before each use. Check the ratings of all extension cords before you use them. Extension cord sets used should be rated for 125 Volt AC loads at 20 Amps or greater for most electrical devices.
  • Page 12: Operation

    NOTE: If the engine starts after 3 pulls but fails to run, or if the unit shuts down during operation, make sure the unit is on a level surface and check for the proper oil level in the crankcase. This unit may be equipped with a low oil protection device.
  • Page 13: Connecting Electrical Loads

    Connecting Electrical Loads 1. Let engine stabilize and warm up for a few minutes after starting. 2. Plug in and turn on the desired 120 and/or 240 Volt AC, single phase, 60 Hz electrical loads. NOTE: • DO NOT connect 240 Volt loads to the 120 Volt duplex receptacles.
  • Page 14: Don't Overload Generator

    1200 1600 1000 2000 1200 1800 1300 1000 — 1500 — 1500 — 2500 — — — — — — — — 4000 — 1000 — 1200 1000 1000 1500 1500 1800 1800 1800 1800 2000 2000 2500 2500
  • Page 15: Maintenance

    Maintenance Maintenance Schedule Follow the hourly or calendar intervals, whichever occurs first. More frequent service is required when operating in adverse conditions noted below. First 5 Hours • Change engine oil Every 8 Hours or Daily • Clean debris • Check engine oil level Every 5 Hours or yearly •...
  • Page 16: Fuel Valve Maintenance

    1. Make sure generator is on a level surface. 2. Check oil level as described in Checking Oil Level. 3. If needed, slowly pour oil into oil fill opening to the point of overflowing at oil fill. 4. Replace and tighten oil fill cap.
  • Page 17 Changing Engine Oil Change the oil after the first 5 hours of operation. Change oil every 50 hours thereafter. If you are using your generator under extremely dirty or dusty conditions, or in extremely hot weather, change the oil more often. CAUTION Avoid prolonged or repeated skin contact with used motor oil.
  • Page 18 Excessively low speeds impose a heavy load. • DO NOT tamper with governed speed. Generator supplies correct rated frequency and voltage when running at governed speed. • DO NOT modify generator in any way. CAUTION
  • Page 19: Storage

    Storage The generator should be started at least once every seven days and allowed to run at least 30 minutes. If this cannot be done and you must store the unit for more than 30 days, use the following guidelines to prepare it for storage. Generator Storage •...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    9. Wait 5 minutes and re-crank engine. 10. Contact authorized service facility. 11. Contact authorized service facility. 12. Contact authorized service facility. Fill fuel tank. 1. See Don’t Overload Generator in Operation section. 2. Replace air filter. Contact authorized service facility.
  • Page 21: Warranties

    Warranties Emissions Control System Warranty Briggs & Stratton Corporation (B&S), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Emissions Control System Warranty Statement (Owner’s Defect Warranty Rights and Obligations) California, United States and Canada Emissions Control Defects Warranty Statement The California Air Resources Board (CARB), U.S.
  • Page 22: Emission Information

    For engines less than 225 cc displacement: Category C = 125 hours Category B = 250 hours Category A = 500 hours. For engines of 225 cc or more displacement: Category C = 250 hours Category B = 500 hours Category A = 1000 hours.
  • Page 23: Generator Owner Warranty

    Effective February 1, 2006 replaces all undated Warranties and all Warranties dated before February 1, 2006 Husqvarna® is a registered trademark of Husqvarna AB and is used under license to Briggs & Stratton Power Products. Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC will repair or replace, free of charge, any part(s) of the portable generator that is defective in material or workmanship or both.
  • Page 24: Product Specifications

    (temperature, humidity, altitude), and engine-to-engine variability. Due to manufacturing and capacity limitations, Briggs & Stratton may substitute an engine of higher rated power for this Series engine. Portable Generator Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC 900 N. Parkway Jefferson, Wisconsin, 53549 U.S.A. (877) 4-0458
  • Page 25: Exploded View – Main Unit

    Copyright © 2007 Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this material may be reproduced or transmitted in any form by any means without the express written permission of Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC.
  • Page 26: Parts List

    PARTS LIST - MAIN UNIT Item Part # Description M204097GS KIT, Cradle (Includes Items 20, 31 & 194150GS KIT, Vibration Mount, 45° 67989GS NUT, M8 Flange Serrated 190220GS ADAPTER, Engine ASSY., Alternator (see page 5) NUT, Hex M8 - 1.25 195398GS TPHMS, M8 1.25 x 35 96796GS...
  • Page 27: Exploded View And Parts List

    BOX, Rear Cover NUT, Palnut, Pushnut, 3/16 43437GS OUTLET, 120/240 Locking, 30A 68759GS OUTLET, 120V, 20Amp, Duplex NUT, Palnut, Pushnut, 5/32 202029GS BREAKER, 20, 2P 192241GS SCREW, Tapping, 3.5 x 14 HOUSING, Receptacle SCREW, Tapping, STC 3 x 18
  • Page 28 Exploded View and Parts List EXPLODED VIEW AND PARTS LIST – ALTERNATOR Item Part # 186059GS 190032GS 190079AGS 186060GS 86308HGS 91825GS 66849GS 22694GS 81917GS 10 193428AGS 13 194274GS 14 65791GS Description ADAPTER, Mounting, Alternator ROTOR STATOR RBC, with O-Ring (p/n 189197GS) HHCS, M6 - 1.0 x 140 SEMS ASSEMBLY, Holder, Rectifier/Brush TAPTITE, M5 - 0.8 x 16...
  • Page 29 WASHER, 1.2 x 0.346 x 0.03, Nylon 13 * HHCS, M8 - 1.25 x 45 14 * WASHER, Flat, 5/16 - M8 Items Not Illustrated 203979GS SUBKIT, Hardware * - Items without part numbers are common fasteners and are available at your local hardware store.

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