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Maintenance - AEG Powertools AGN3800B Original Instructions Manual

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sTOppING THE ENGINE
See Figures 6- 7.
To stop the engine under normal operating conditions:
Remove any load from the generator.
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Switch the AC circuit breakers to the OFF position.
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Disconnect DC battery charging cables.
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Turn the fuel valve to the OFF position.
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Put the engine switch in the OFF ( O ) position.
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Turn the key to "OFF" position (Electric start only).
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To stop the engine in an emergency situation:
Put the engine switch in the OFF ( O ) position.
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mAINTENANCE

WARNING:
When servicing, use only identical Ryobi
replacement parts. Use of any other parts may
create a hazard or cause product damage.
Only the parts shown on the parts list are intended to be repaired
or replaced by the customer. All other parts should be replaced
at an authorised service centre.
GENERAL mAINTENANCE
Keep the generator in a clean and dry environment where it is
not exposed to dust, dirt, moisture, or corrosive vapors. Do not
allow the cooling air slots in the generator to become clogged
with foreign material such as leaves, snow, etc.
Do not use a garden hose to clean the generator. Water entering
the fuel system or other internal parts of the unit can cause
problems that will decrease the life of the generator.
To clean the unit:
Use a soft bristle brush and/or vacuum cleaner to loosen
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and remove dirt and debris.
Clean air vents with low pressure air that does not
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exceed 25 psi.
Wipe the exterior surfaces of the generator with a damp
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cloth.
CHECKING/CLEANING AIR fILTER
See Figure 9.
For proper performance and long life, keep air filters clean.
Lift the latches located at the top and bottom of the a i r
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filter cover. Remove the cover and set aside.
Remove the filter elements.
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If the filter elements are dirty, clean with warm, soapy
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water. Rinse and let dry.
Apply a light coat of engine oil to the elements, then
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squeeze it out.
Replace the elements in the air filter unit.
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Replace the air filter cover and close latches to secure.
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NOTE: Do not run the generator without the air filter.
Rapid engine wear will result.
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CHANGING ENGINE OIL
See Figure 10.
Remove the oil cap/dipstick.
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Place a container underneath the oil drainage bolt to
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collect used oil as it drains.
Unscrew the oil drainage bolt and remove.
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Allow oil to drain completely.
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Reinstall the oil drainage bolt and tighten securely.
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Refill with oil following the instructions in the Checking/
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Adding Oil section.
Reinstall the oil cap/dipstick.
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NOTE: Used oil should be disposed of at an approved
disposal site. See your local oil retailer for more information.
CLEANING fUEL sEDImENT CUp
See Figure 11.
The sediment cup prevents dirt and water that may have gotten
into the fuel tank from entering the carburetor. If the engine
has not been run for a long time, the sediment cup should be
cleaned before use.
Turn the fuel valve to the OFF position.
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Remove the sediment cup using a 10 mm wrench (not
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provided).
Remove the O-ring and filter.
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Clean each of the parts in carburetor cleaner or any
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comparable cleaning product.
Reinstall the filter, O-ring, and sediment cup. Tighten with
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wrench to secure.
Return the fuel valve to ON position and check for leaks.
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spARK pLUG mAINTENANCE
See Figure 12.
The spark plug must be properly gapped and free of deposits
in order to ensure proper engine operation. To check:
Remove the spark plug cap.
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Clean any dirt from around base of spark plug.
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Remove spark plug using wrench provided.
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Inspect spark plug for damage, and clean with a wire
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brush before reinstalling. If insulator is cracked or
chipped, spark plug should be replaced.
NOTE: If replacing, use the following recommended
spark plugs or equivalent: Champion RN11YC or NGK
BPR6ES.
Seat spark plug in position; thread in by hand to prevent
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cross-threading.
Tighten with wrench to compress washer. If spark plug
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is new, use 1/2 turn to compress washer appropriate
amount. If reusing old spark plug, use 1/8
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