final installation considerations
NOTICE Any attempt to crank or start the engine before it has
been properly serviced with the recommended oil will result in
Maintenance in the Operator's Manual and engine
manual for oil fill information.
Damage to equipment resulting from failure to follow this
instruction will void engine and generator warranty.
The engine is shipped from the factory pre-run and filled
with non-synthetic oil (API SL 10W-30). This allows for system
operation in a wide range of temperature and climate
conditions. Before starting the engine, check oil level and
ensure that engine is serviced as described in the engine
The engine is shipped from the factory filled with a
50 50 mix of automotive (Dex-Cool™ orange) anti-freeze
and water. This will provide optimum year round protection
against freezing, boiling and corrosion. The coolant system
incorporates a water heater that operates when ambient
temperature is below 80ºF AND utility power is present at the
transfer switch. Periodically check coolant level as described
in the engine manual.
fuel supply system
Ensure that all fuel pipe connections are tight, secure and
Ensure that all gas line shutoff valves are OPEN and that
adequate fuel pressure is available whenever automatic
operation is desired.
The installer must supply and install a valve-regulated
rechargeable starting battery. The starting battery MUST
conform to the specifications shown in this chart.
12 Volt DC
650 CCA (cold cranking amps)
Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA)
7.5 inches (191mm)
11.25 inches (286mm)
10.0 inches (254mm)
install the battery as described in Servicing the Battery in
the Maintenance section of the operator's manual. Always
make sure the neGatiVe cable is connected last.
WarninG Battery posts, terminals and related accessories
contain lead and lead compounds, chemicals known to the state
of california to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Wash
hands after handling.