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Operator's Manual
AC Generator
3600 Watt
Model No.
Mort. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT)
! ii_[i WARNING
Before using this product, read this
manual and follow all Safety Rules
and Operating Instructions.
Antes de utilizar el producto, lea este
manual y siga todas las Reglas de
Seguridad e Instrucciones de Uso.
and Co., Hoffman
IL 60179
Visit our Craftsman
Part No. 198138GS
[)]'aft ((05'08,2006)
p. 36


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  • Page 1

    Safety Rules manual y siga todas las Reglas de EspaSol, p. 36 and Operating Instructions. Seguridad e Instrucciones de Uso. Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. Visit our Craftsman website: Part No. 198138GS [)]'aft ((05'08,2006)

  • Page 2

    If this generator fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, return it to any Sears store, other Craftsman outlet, or Sears Parts & Repair Center in the United States for free repair (or replacement if repair proves impossible).

  • Page 3

    This is the safety alert symbol, it is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death. DANGER [ =_-!] Read this manual carefully and become ....

  • Page 4

    WARNING WARNING WHEN ADDING OR DRAINING FUEL WHEN ADJUSTING OR MAKING REPAIRS TO YOUR Turn generator OFF and let it cool at least 2 minutes GENERATOR before removing fuel cap. Loosen cap slowly to relieve • Disconnect the spark plug wire from the spark plug and pressure in tank.

  • Page 5

    KNOW YOUR GENERATOR Read the Operator's Manual and s afety rules before operating your generator, Compare the illustrations with your generator to familiarize yourself with the locations of various controls and adjustments, Save this manual for future reference, Rocker Switch Fuel Tank Recoil Starter StatStation...

  • Page 6

    YourCraftsman g enerator requires s omeassembly • Pliers andis readyforuseonlyafterit hasbeenproperly • Safety glasses serviced withtherecommended oilandfuel. install the Wheel Kit as Follows: if you have any problems with the assembly Tip generator so that engine end is up. your generator, please call the generator helpline at 1-800-222-3136.

  • Page 7: Warranty

    BEFORE STARTING Type of Fuel Always use clean, fresh, UNLEADED gasoline GENERATOR with a minimum of 87 octane/87 AKI (91 RON). DO NOT mix oil with fuel. DO NOT modify the Add Engine engine fuel system or carburetor to run on alternative fuels.

  • Page 8

    Fresh Start Fuel Cap Remove tab to expose membrane. Adding fuel preserver helps keep fuel fresh and carburetors clean for easier starting, all season long. This new fuel cap automatically drips concentrated fuel preserver into your fuel tank. DANGER IMPORTANT: DO NOT remove the silver foil seal on the opposite side.

  • Page 9

    HOW TO USE YOUR GENERATOR Generator Location If you have any problems operating your generator Generator Clearance after reading the manual, please call the generator helpline at 1-800-222-3136. WARNING System Ground The generator has a system ground that connects the generator frame components to the ground terminals Keep at least 5 ft.

  • Page 10

    To Start The Engine WARNING Disconnect all electrical loads from the generator. NEVER start or stop engine with electrical devices plugged in and turned ON. Follow start instruction steps in numerical order: Make sure unit is on a level surface. iMPORTANT: Failure to start and operate unit on a level surface will cause the unit not to start or shut...

  • Page 11

    CORD SETS AND RECEPTACLES Use each receptacle to operate 120 Volt AC, single-phase, 60 Hz electrical loads requiring up to CAUTION 2,400 watts (2.4 kW) at 20 Amps of current. Use cord sets that are rated for 125 Volt AC loads at 20 Amps (or greater).

  • Page 12

    OPERATION WARNING Under certain weather conditions (temperatures below 40°F [4°C] combined with high humidity), your Craftsman generator may experience icing of the carburetor and/or the crankcase breather system. To reduce this problem, you need to perform the following: Operate generator ONLY outdoors.

  • Page 13

    DON'T OVERLOAD GENERATOR Plug in and turn on the next load. Again, permit the generator to stabilize. Capacity Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each additional load. You must make sure your generator can supply NEVER add more loads than the generator capacity. enough rated (running) and surge (starting) watts for Take special care to consider surge loads in generator the items you will power at the same time.

  • Page 14

    ENGINE TECHNICAL INFORMATION PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS This is a single cylinder, overhead valve(OHV), air Generator Specifications cooled engine. It is a low emissions engine. Wattage ....3,600 Watts (3.6kW) In the State of California, Model Series 120000 Starting Wattage ..... 5,300 Watts (5.3kW) engines are certified by the California Air Resources Board to meet emissions standards for 125 hours.

  • Page 15

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Follow the hourly or calendar intervals, whichever occurs first. More frequent service is rec uired when operating in adverse conditions noted below. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FILL IN DATES AS YOU SERVICE DATES COMPLETE REGULAR SERVICE SERVICE DATES Every 100 Before Every 25 Hours Every 50 Hours...

  • Page 16

    ENGINE MAINTENANCE StatStation The StatStation displays the nominal load on WARNING generator based on output frequency. It also has a built in maintenance reminder. Wattage Monitor The LED display will indicate 0-95% nominal load.The display will flash at 90% nominal load and above. If above 95% nominal load the display will flash "OL"...

  • Page 17: Checking/changing Oil Level

    CheckingOil Level Changing Engine Oillevelshould be checked priortoeachuseor at Change the oil after the first 5 hours of operation. leastevery5 hoursof operation, Keepoillevel Change oil every 50 hours thereafter. If you are using maintained, your generator under extremely dirty or dusty 1.

  • Page 18: Maintenance

    Clean and inspect the spark an'ester as follows: Clean/Replace Spark Plug To remove muffler heat shield from muffler, remove Change the spark plug every 100 hours of operation four screws that connect guard to muffler bracket. or once each year, whichever comes first. This will help your engine to start easier and run better.

  • Page 19: Storage.

    GENERAL Change Oil While engine is still warm, drain oil from crankcase. The generator should be started at least once every Refill with recommended grade. See "Changing seven days and allowed to run at least 30 minutes. If Engine Oil" on page 17. this cannot be done and you must store the unit for more than 30 days, use the following information as a Oil Cylinder Bore...

  • Page 20

    Problem Cause Correction One of the circuit breakers is Reset circuit breaker, open. Fault in generator. Contact Sears service facility, Engine is running, but no AC Poor connection or defective Check and repair, output is available. cord set. Connected device is bad. Connect another device that is in good condition.

  • Page 22

    CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323610 FIELD PDWER PDWER LDAD M_N!T_R 15AHP 15ANP...

  • Page 23

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  • Page 24

    CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323610 Main Unit m E×ploded View...

  • Page 25

    CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323610 Main Unit Parts List Item Part # Description 198816GS ASSY, Cradle 194150GS KIT, Vibration, Mount, 45 ° 67989GS NUT, M8 Flange Serrated 186058AGS HOUSING, Engine Adapter ASSY, Alternator (see page 27) NUT, Hex M8- 1.25 TPHMS, M8- 1.25 x 35...

  • Page 26

    CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323610 Control Panel m Exploded View and Parts List item Part # Description 196898GS PANEL, Control 197004GS COVER, Outlet Flip 188890GS COVER, Back Panel 197731GS OUTLET, 120V, 15/20A Dplx 189165GS NUT, 5/32 Pal 197729GS MODULE, Led...

  • Page 27

    CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323610 Alternator m Exploded View & Parts List item Part # Description 186059GS ADAPTER, Mounting, Alternator 192164GS ROTOR (Includes Item 12) 199047AGS STATOR 186060GS RBC, with O-Ring (p/n 189197GS) 86308JGS HHCS, M6- 1.0 x 95 SEMS...

  • Page 28: Wheel Kit

    CRAFTSMAN 3600 Watt AC Generator 580.323610 Wheel Kit m Exploded View and Parts List item Part # Description 196517GS WHEEL 191267NGS AXLE 191265GS E-RING WASHER, 5/8" B1764GS SUPPORT, Wheel Kit 67989GS NUT, M8, Flange Serrated HHCS, MS- 1.25 x 16...

  • Page 29

    ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 121012 - Exploded View 1616 1615_ 415 _...

  • Page 30

    ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 121012 - Exploded View 633 @ 633A @ 186_ 137_ 95 _ 977 CARBURETOR GASKET SET 276_ 633A@ 633@ 121 CARBURETOR OVERHAUL KIT 161_ ItI@ 971 _ I" 633A@ 633@ 276Q 358 ENGINE GASKET SET I022 993 % 868%...

  • Page 31

    ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 121012 - Exploded View 356A 564_ 564A 1211 1005 1095 VALVE GASKET SET 1070...

  • Page 32

    ENGINE, 7.0 HP, Briggs and Stratton, 121012 = Parts List Item Part # Description Item Part # Description 699510 Cylinder Assembly 699598 Housing-Blower 399269 Kit-Bushing/Seal (Magneto Side) 699480 Screw (Blower Housing) 299819 £ Oil Seal (Magneto Side) 693610 Shield-Cylinder 699486 Head-Cylinder 699483 Screw...

  • Page 34

    Sears, Roebuck and Co., U.S.A. (Sears), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) the United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.EPA) Emissions Control System Warranty Statement (Owner's Defect Warranty Rights and Obligations) The California Air Resources Board (CARB), U.S. EPA and Fuel Metering System Sears are pleased...

  • Page 35

    Emissions Durability Period and Air Index Emissions Compliance Period On Engine Information On Your Engine Emissions Label Emissions Compliance Label Engines that are certified to meet the California After July 1,2000 certain Sears engines will be certified Resources Board (CARB) Tier 2 Emission Standards must...

  • Page 36

    Sears, punto de venta de Craftsman o centro de reparacion y repuestos de Sears de los Estados Unidos para su reparacion...

  • Page 37

    lesion Este es el simbolo para el personal. de alerta de seguridad. Siga las instrucciones Es usado de todos para indicarle los mensajes situaciones de seguridad con peligros que aparecen potenciales despues este simbolo para evitar posibles lesiones o muerte. PELIGRO Lea este manual...

  • Page 38

    ADVERTENCIA ADVERTENCIA CUANDO ANADA COMBUSTIBLE O VACiE CUANDO AJUSTE O HAGA REPARACIONES A SU DEP6SITO GENERADOR Apague el generador (posici6n OFF) y dejelo enfriar al menos per o Siempre desconecte el alambre de ta bujia y col6quelo donde 2 minutes antes de remover ta tapa de la combustible. Afloje ta no pueda entrar en contacto con la bujia.

  • Page 39

    CONOZCA SU GENERADOR Lea este manual del operario y las reglas de seguridad antes de operar su generador..Compare las ilustraciones con su generador para familiarizarse con la ubicaci6n de los diferentes controles y ajustes. Conserve este manual para referencias futuras. Interruptor de Marcha/Parado Tanque...

  • Page 40

    Alicates Su generador requiere de ciertos procedimientos de montaje y solo estar& listo para ser utilizado despues de habefle Gafas de seguridad suministrado servicio con el combustible y aceite recomendados. Instale el juego de ruedas conforme a las instrucciones Si usted tiene problemas el montaje...

  • Page 41

    ANTES DE DARLE ARRANQUE Tipo de combustible Utilice siempre gasolina sin plomo limpia y nueva GENERADOR un m&ximo de 87 octanos/87 AKI (91 RON). No mezcle aceite con combustible. No modifique el circuito Agregar Aceite al Motor combustible ni el carburador para utilizar combustibles altemativos.

  • Page 42

    Tap6n de Combustible para Mejorar el Arranque Retire la lengOeta para dejar la membrana descubierto. El uso de conservante de combustible mantiene combustible en buen estado y limpia los carburadores, que facilita el arranque en todas las estaciones del aSo. El nuevo tapon de combustible...

  • Page 43

    COMO USAR SU GENERADOR Ubicaci6n del Generador Sl TIENE PROBLEMAS operando su generader despues Espacio Libre Alrededor del Generador leer el manual, por favor flame a la linea de ayuda para generadores al 1-800-222-3136. ADVERTENCIA Tierra del Sistema El generador dispone de una conexi6n a tierra del sistema...

  • Page 44

    Encienda el Motor NOTA: Si el motor arranca despues de tirar tres veces arrancador pero no sigue funcionando, o si la unidad Desconecte todas las cargas electricas del generador. para en funcionamiento, asegOrese de que la unidad est& NUNCA arranque o pare el motor cuando haya aparatos en una superficie...

  • Page 45

    Detener el Motor Desconecte todas las cargas electricas de la unidad. NUNCA arranque o detenga el motor con dispositivos electricos conectados a 61 y encendidos. Permita que el motor funcione sin carga durante minutos para estabilizar las temperaturas intemas de la unidad.

  • Page 46

    OPERACION DURANTE UN CLIMA ADVERTENCIA FRiO En ciertas condiciones climaticas (temperaturas inferiores 4 ° C [40 ° F] combinadas con un alto nivel de humedad), generador puede experimentar formacion de hielo en el carburador o el sistema de ventilacion del carter. Para Opere el generador SOLAMENTE al aire libre.

  • Page 47

    NO SOBRECARGUE GENERADOR Conecte y encienda la proxima carga. De nuevo, permita que el generador se estabilice. Capacidad Repita los pasos 4 y 5 para cada carga adicional Usted debe asegurarse que su generador puede proveer usted tenga. suficiente vataje calificado (cuando este funcionando) y de...

  • Page 48

    INFORMACION TECNICA SOBRE EL ESPECIFICACIONES MOTOR PRODUCTO El motor es de uno cilindros, de v&lvulas en cabeza (OHV), Especificaciones del Generador refrigerado por aire y de baja emisi6n. Vataje ......3600 vatios (3.6 kW) En el Estado de California, los motores de la serie 120000 Vataje...

  • Page 49

    PROGRAMA DE MANTENIMIENTO Siga los intervalos horarios o de calendario, Io que ocurra primero. Se requiere de servicio con mayor frecuencia cuando opere la unidad en las condiciones adversas descritas a continuacion. CALENDARIO DE MANTENIMIENTO ANOTE LAS FECHAS CONFORME INTERVALO DE OPERACleN POR HORA CUMPLA CON EL SERVICIO...

  • Page 50

    MANTENIMIENTO DEL MOTOR StatStation El StatStation muestra la carga nominal del generador ADVERTENCIA funcion de la frecuencia de salida. Tambien incluye funcion de aviso de mantenimiento integrada. Monitor de potencia El visor de LED indicara una carga nominal del 0-95%. Parpadear&...

  • Page 51

    Cambio de Aceite del Motor Comprobaci6n del Nivel de Aceite Compruebe el nivel de aceite antes de cada uso o cada Cambie el aceite despues de las primeras 5 horas 5 horas de funcionamiento, como minimo. Rellene si es operacion. Cambie el aceite y el filtro cada 50 horas de ese necesario.

  • Page 52

    Reemplace la bujia si los electrodos estan picados, Retire los cuatro tornillos que sostienen la pantalla quemados o si la porcelana esta rota. Utilice una bujia apagachispas. de repuesto recomendada. Inspeccione la pantalla y reemplacela si esta rota, Instale la bujia y aprietela firmemente.

  • Page 53

    GENERALIDADES Cambio de Aceite Con el motor todavia caliente, drene el aceite de la caja del El generador debera ser encendido al menos una vez cada cigL_eSal. Vuelva a Ilenarla con el grado de aceite siete dias y debera dejarlo funcionar al menos durante...

  • Page 54

    Problema Soluci6n Causa Uno de los cotacircuitos esta Reajuste el cortacircuito. abierto. Falla en el generador. Pongase en contacto con la Planta de Servicio de Sears. El motor est_ funcionando pero existe salida de AC disponible, Mala conexion o juego de cordones Revise y repare.

  • Page 58

    Sears, Roebuck and Co., U.S.A. (Sears), California Resources Board (Consejo de Recursos sobre el Aire de California, BARB, por sus siglas en ingles) y United States Environmental Protection Agency (Agencia de Protecci6n Ambiental de EE.UU., EPA, por sus siglas en ingles). Declaraci6n de garantia del sistema...

  • Page 59

    Informaci6n Sobre el Periodo Periodo de Cumplimiento de la Normativa Durabilidad de las Emisiones y el indice de Emisiones en la Etiqueta Curnplimiento de Emisiones del Motor de Aire en la Etiqueta de Emisiones Motor Desde el 1 de julio de 2000, algunos motores Sears...

  • Page 60

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    What would make my generator idle too high