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AEG Powertools AGN5000DEB Original Instructions Manual page 13

Diesel portable generator
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OpERATION
WARNING:
Do not allow familiarity with tools to make you
careless. Remember that a careless fraction of a
second is sufficient to inflict serious injury.
WARNING:
Do not use any attachments or accessories not
recommended by the manufacturer of this product.
The use of attachments or accessories not
recommended can result in serious personal injury.
APPLICATIONS
This generator is designed to supply electrical power for
operating compatible electrical lighting, appliances, tools,
and motor loads.
BEFORE OPERATING THE UNIT
Position the generator on a flat surface before checking fluid
levels or adding fluid.
CAUTION:
Attempting to start the engine before it has been
properly filled with oil will result in equipment
failure.
CHECKING/ADDING OIL
See Figure 3.
Engine oil has a major influence on engine performance
and service life. For general, all-temperature use, SAE
10W-40 is recommended. Always use a 4-stroke motor
oil that meets or exceeds the requirements for API service
classification SJ.
Unscrew the oil cap/dipstick and remove.
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Wipe dipstick clean and re-seat in hole; do not
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re-thread.
Remove dipstick again and check oil level. Oil level
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should fall within the hatched area on the dipstick.
If level is low, add engine oil until the fluid level rises to
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the upper portion of the hatched area on the dipstick.
Replace and secure the oil cap/dipstick.
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CHECKING/ADDING FUEL
See Figure 4.
Check the fuel level gauge. If fuel is needed, continue
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with the next step.
Remove the fuel cap.
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Fill the fuel tank to 25 mm. below the top of the fuel
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neck.
Replace and secure the fuel cap.
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NOTE: Always use 0# diesel. Never use old,stale, or
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contaminated diesel, and do not use an oil/diesel mixture.
Do not allow dirt or water into the fuel tank.
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.
Connecting the battery cables:
Before connecting the battery charging cables to a battery
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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.
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