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Starting The Engine - AEG Powertools AGN3800B Original Instructions Manual

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UsING fUEL sTABILIsER
Fuel gets old, oxidizes, and breaks down over time. Adding a
fuel stabiliser extends the usable life of fuel and helps prevent
deposits from forming that can clog the fuel system. Follow
fuel stabiliser manufacturer's directions for correct ratio of
stabiliser to fuel.
Add stabiliser to fuel tank, then fill with unleaded fuel
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following previous instructions.
NOTE: Fuel stabiliser and unleaded fuel can be mixed
prior to filling the tank by using a gas can or other
approved fuel container and shaking gently to combine.
Replace and secure the fuel tank cap.
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Start and run the engine for at least 5 minutes to allow
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stabiliser to treat the entire fuel system.
OXyGENATED fUELs
DO NOT UsE E85 fUEL. IT WILL VOID yOUR
WARRANTy.
NOTE: Some conventional petrol are blended with alcohol or
an ether compound. This type of petrol is collectively referred
to as oxygenated fuel; in Australia known as Ethanol. The use
of ethanol fuel, or fuels containing ethanol is not recommended
for this product.
CAUTION:
On a level surface with the engine off, check the oil
level before each use of the generator.
AC OpERATION
Unplug all loads from the generator.
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Switch the AC circuit breakers to the OFF (O) position.
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Start the engine (refer to "STARTING THE ENGINE"
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section. (later on this page)
Switch the AC circuit breakers to the ON ( I ) position.
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Plug in the appliance.
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DC OpERATION
The DC terminals may ONLY be used for charging 12 volt
automotive type batteries.
CAUTION:
The battery gives off explosive gases; keep
sparks, flames and cigarettes away. provide
adequate ventilation when charging or using
batteries.
CAUTION:
Battery posts, terminals and related accessories
contain lead and lead compounds. Wash hands
after handling.
English
Connecting the battery cables:
Before connecting the battery charging cables to
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a battery that is installed in a vehicle, disconnect the
vehicle ground battery cable from the battery negative (-)
terminal.
Connect the positive (+) battery cable to the battery
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positive (+) terminal.
Connect the other end of the positive (+) battery cable to
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the generator positive (+) terminal.
Connect the negative (-) battery cable to the battery
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negative (-) terminal.
Connect the other end of the negative (-) battery cable to
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the generator negative (-) terminal.
Start the engine. (refer to "STARTING THE ENGINE"
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section)
NOTE: Do not start the vehicle while the battery charging
cable is connected and the generator is running. The
vehicle or the generator may be damaged.
An overloaded DC circuit, excessive current draw by the battery,
or a wiring problem will trip the DC circuit protector (PUSH
button extends out). If this happens, wait a few minutes before
pushing in the circuit protector to resume operation. If the DC
circuit protector continues to go OFF, discontinue charging and
see your nearest authorised service centre.
Disonnecting the battery cables:
Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable from the
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generator negative (-) terminal.
Disconnect the other end of the negative (-) battery cable
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from the battery negative (-) terminal.
Disconnect the positive (+) battery cable from the
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generator positive (+) terminal.
Connect the other end of the positive (+) battery cable to
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the battery positive (+) terminal.
Reconnect the vehicle ground battery cable to the battery
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negative (-) terminal.

sTARTING THE ENGINE

See Figures 6 - 8.
NOTE: If location of generator is not level, the unit may not
start or may shut down during operation.
Turn the fuel valve to the ON position.
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Move the choke lever to the START position.
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NOTE: If engine is warm or the temperature is above
10˚C, push the choke lever in to the RUN position.
Put the engine switch in the ON ( I ) position.
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Pull the recoil starting grip until the engine runs (a
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maximum of 6 times).
NOTE: Do not allow the grip to snap back after starting;
return it gently to its original place.
Allow the engine to run for 30 seconds, then move the
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choke lever in to the RUN position.
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