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CONSUMER SAFETY INFORMATION . .2 SAFETY GUIDELINES/DEFINITIONS . .2 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS . . . . . . . . . .2-8 ASSEMBLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9-11 OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12-14 MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-16 STORAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-18 WATTAGE CALCULATIONS . . . . . . .17-19 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE . . . . . . .20 WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 QUICK FACTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22

ESPAÑOL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23-40

FRANÇAIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45-68

Part No. D26563 Rev. 0

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CONSUMER GENERAL AND SERVICE INFORMATION

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Read and understand all safety warnings.

Do not operate this unit until you have read and understand this Owners Manual for Safety, Operation, and Maintenance Instructions.

Do not operate this unit until you have read and understand the Engine Owners Manual for Safety, Operation, and Maintenance Instructions.

Note: Photographs and line drawings used in this manual are for reference only and do not represent a specific model.

CONSUMER SAFETY INFORMATION

Read Operators Manual. Do not operate equipment until you have read operators Manual for Safety, Assembly, Operation, and Maintenance

Instructions.

This product may not be equipped with a spark arresting muffler. If the product is not equipped and will be used around flammable materials,

or on land covered with materials such as agricultural crops, forest, brush, grass, or other similar items, then an approved spark arrester must be installed and is legally required in the state of California. It is a violation of California statutes section 130050 and/or sections 4442 and 4443 of the California Public Resources Code, unless the engine is equipped with a spark arrester, as defined in section 4442, and maintained in effective working order. Spark arrester are also required on some U.S. Forest Service land and may also be legally required under other statutes and ordinances.

Engine exhaust contains chemicals known, in certain quantities, to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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SAFETY GUIDELINES / DEFINITIONS

This manual contains information that is important for you to know and understand. This information relates to protecting YOUR SAFETY and PREVENTING EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS. To help you recognize this information, we use the symbols below. Please read the manual and pay attention to these sections.

indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided,may result in minor or moderate injury

used without the safety alert symbol indicates potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in property damage.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

Improper operation or maintenance of this product could result in serious injury and property damage. Read and understand all warnings and operating instructions before using.

RISK OF ELECTROCUTION AND FIRE

HAZARD

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

Attempting to

Back feeding electricity through

Never backfeed electricity

connect generator

a building’s electrical system to

through a structure's electrical

directly to the

the outside utility feed lines

system.

electrical system

could endanger repair persons

 

 

of any building

attempting to restore service.

 

 

structure.

 

 

 

Attempting to connect to the in-

To connect to a structure's electri-

 

 

coming utility service could result

cal system in a safe manner,

 

in electrocution.

always have a Double-Throw

 

 

Transfer Switch installed by a

 

Restoration of electrical service

qualified electrician and in compli-

 

while the generator is connected

ance with local ordinances.

 

to the incoming utility could

(When installing a Double-

 

result in a fire or serious damage

Throw Transfer Switch, a mini-

 

if an isolator switch is not

mum of 10 gauge wiring must

 

installed.

be used.)

 

Failure to use a double throw

 

 

 

transfer switch when connecting

 

 

 

to a structure's electrical system

 

 

 

can damage appliances and

 

 

 

WILL VOID the manufacturer's

 

 

 

warranty.

 

 

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RISK OF ELECTROCUTION AND FIRE (Continued)

HAZARD

 

 

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operation of

 

Water is an excellent conductor

Operate generator in a clean, dry,

generator in rain,

 

of electricity! Water which comes

well ventilated area. Make sure

wet, icy, or

 

in contact with electrically

hands are dry before touching

flooded

 

charged components can

unit.

conditions.

 

transmit electricity to the frame

 

 

 

 

 

and other surfaces, resulting in

 

 

 

 

 

electrical shock to anyone con-

 

 

 

 

 

tacting them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use of worn,

 

Contact with worn or damaged

Inspect extension cords before

damaged, under-

 

extension cords could result in

use and replace with new cord if

sized or un-

 

electrocution.

required.

grounded exten-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use of undersize extension

Use proper size (wire gauge)

sion cords.

 

 

 

cords could result in overheating

cordset for application see chart

 

 

of the wires or attached items,

in the Assembly section of this

 

 

resulting in fire.

manual.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use of ungrounded cordsets

Always use a cordset having a

 

 

could prevent operation of

grounding wire with an

 

 

circuit breakers and result in

appropriate grounding plug. DO

 

 

electrical shock.

NOT use an ungrounded plug.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Placing generator

 

 

Accidental leakage of electrical

Place generator on low conduc-

on or against

 

 

current could charge conductive

tivity surface such as a concrete

highly conductive

 

 

surfaces in contact with the

slab.

surface, such as a

 

 

generator.

 

 

 

steel walkway or

 

 

 

 

ALWAYS operate generator a

metal roof.

 

 

 

 

minimum of six feet from any

 

 

 

 

 

conductive surface.

Improper

 

Exceeding the load capacity of

Read the load rating chart and

connection of

 

the generator by attaching too

instructions in the Wattage Cal-

items to

 

many items, or items with very

culation section. Make sure that

generator.

 

high load ratings to it could

the summation of electrical

 

 

result in overheating of some

loads for all attachments does

 

 

items or their attachment wiring

not exceed the load rating of the

 

 

resulting in fire or electrical

generator.

 

 

shock.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operation of unit

 

 

 

 

Do not operate generator with

 

 

Attempting to use the unit

when damaged,

 

 

when it has been damaged, or

 

mechanical or electrical

or with guards or

 

 

when it is not functioning

 

problem. Have unit repaired by

panels removed.

 

 

normally could result in fire or

 

an Authorized Service Center.

 

 

 

electrocution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Removal of guarding could

Do not operate generator with

 

 

 

expose electrically charged

protective guarding removed.

 

 

 

components and result in

 

 

 

 

 

 

electrocution.

 

 

 

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RISK OF FIRE

HAZARD

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

Attempting to

Gasoline and gasoline vapors

Turn engine off and allow it to

fill the fuel tank

can become ignited by coming

cool before adding fuel to the

while the engine

in contact with hot components

tank. Equip area of operation

is running.

such as the muffler, engine

with a fire extinguisher certified

 

exhaust gases, or from an

to handle gasoline or fuel fires.

 

electrical spark.

 

Sparks, fire, hot

Cigarettes, sparks, fires, or

Add fuel to tank in well

objects

other hot objects can cause

ventilated area. Make sure there

 

gasoline or gasoline vapors to

are no sources of ignition near

 

ignite.

the generator.

 

 

 

Improper storage

Improperly stored fuel could

Store fuel in a OSHA approved

of fuel

lead to accidental ignition. Fuel

container designed to hold

 

improperly secured could get

gasoline. Store container in se-

 

into the hands of children or

cure location to prevent use by

 

other unqualified persons.

others.

 

 

 

Inadequate

Materials placed against or near

Operate generator in a clean, dry,

ventilation for

the generator or operating the

well ventilated area a minimum of

generator

generator in areas where the

four feet from any building, object

 

temperature exceeds 104° F. am-

or wall. DO NOT OPERATE

 

bient (such as storage rooms or

UNIT INDOORS OR IN ANY

 

garages) can interfere with its

CONFINED AREA.

 

proper ventilation features caus-

 

 

ing overheating and possible ig-

 

 

nition of the materials or build-

 

 

ings.

 

 

 

 

Tampering with

Engine speed has been factory

Never attempt to “speed-up”

factory set

set to provide safe operation.

the engine to obtain more per-

engine speed

Tampering with the engine speed

formance. Both the output

settings.

adjustment could result in

voltage and frequency will be

 

overheating of attachments and

thrown out of standard by this

 

could cause a fire.

practice, endangering

 

 

attachments and the user.

 

 

 

Overfilling the fuel

Spilled fuel and its vapors can

Use care in filling the tank to

tank – fuel

become ignited from hot

avoid spilling fuel. Make sure

spillage.

surfaces or sparks.

fuel cap is secured tightly and

 

 

check engine for fuel leaks

 

 

before starting engine. Move

 

 

generator away from refueling

 

 

area or any spillage before

 

 

starting engine. Allow for fuel

 

 

expansion. Keep maximum fuel

 

 

level ¼ inch below the tip of the

 

 

fuel tank. Never refuel with the

 

 

engine running.

 

 

 

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RISK OF INJURY AND PROPERTY

DAMAGE WHEN TRANSPORTING

GENERATOR

 

HAZARD

 

 

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

 

 

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fire, Inhalation,

 

Fuel or oil can leak or spill and

 

If generator is equipped with a

 

Damage to

 

could result in fire or breathing

 

fuel shut-off valve, turn the valve

 

Vehicle Surfaces

hazard, serious injury or death

 

to the off position before

 

 

 

 

 

can result. Fuel or oil leaks will

 

transporting to avoid fuel leaks.

 

 

 

 

 

damage carpet, paint or other

 

If generator is not equipped with

 

 

 

 

 

surfaces in vehicles or trailers.

 

a fuel shut-off valve, drain the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fuel from tank before transport-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ing. Transport fuel only in an

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OSHA approved container.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Always place generator on a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

protective mat when transport-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ing to protect against damage to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

vehicle from leaks. Remove

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

generator from vehicle immedi-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ately upon arrival at your desti-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RISK OF BREATHING - INHALATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAZARD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAZARD

 

 

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

 

 

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gasoline

 

Breathing exhaust fumes will

 

Operate generator in clean, dry,

engines produce

 

cause serious injury or death.

 

well ventilated area. Never

toxic carbon

 

 

 

 

operate unit in enclosed areas

monoxide

 

 

 

 

such as garages, basements,

exhaust fumes.

 

 

 

 

storage, sheds, or in any

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

location occupied by humans or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

animals. Keep children, pets and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

others away from area of operat-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ing unit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RISK OF UNSAFE OPERATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAZARD

 

 

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

 

 

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operation of

 

All sources of energy include the

 

Review and understand all of

generator in

 

potential for injury. Unsafe

 

 

the operating instructions and

careless manner

 

operation or maintenance of your

 

 

warnings in this manual.

 

 

 

 

 

generator could lead to serious

 

Become familiar with the oper-

 

 

 

 

 

injury or death to you or others.

 

 

ation and controls of the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

generator. Know how to shut it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

off quickly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equip area of operation with a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fire extinguisher certified to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

handle gasoline or fuel fires.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keep children or others away

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from the generator at all times.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RISK OF UNSAFE OPERATION (Continued)

HAZARD

 

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operation of

Any gasoline operated

Always use a U.L. listed voltage

voltage

household generator will incur

sensitive surge protector to

sensitive appli-

voltage variations causing

connect voltage sensitive

ances without a

damage to voltage sensitive ap-

appliances (TV, computer, ste-

voltage surge

pliances or could result in fire.

reo, etc.). Failure to use a U.L.

protector

 

 

listed voltage surge protector

 

 

 

 

 

will void the warranty on your

 

 

 

 

 

generator.

 

 

 

 

 

Notice: A multiple outlet strip is

 

 

 

 

 

not a surge protector. Make sure

 

 

 

 

 

you use a U.L. listed voltage

 

 

 

 

 

surge protector

Raising or

Generator could fall causing

Always use proper connecting

suspending

serious injury or death to you or

procedures as described in this

generators

others.

manual when connecting cables,

equipped with

 

 

chains, or straps for raising or

lift rings

 

 

suspending generators equipped

improperly

 

 

with lift rings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Improper raising or suspending

Always use cables, chains, or

 

 

 

can cause damage to the

straps rated at 2000 lbs working

 

 

 

generator.

load or more to raise or suspend

 

 

 

 

 

generator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating

Generator will not operate

Never operate generator while

generator while

properly and will cause damage

suspended or in an unlevel

suspended

to the generator and could

position. Always operate

 

 

 

cause serious injury or death to

generate on a flat, level surface.

 

 

 

you or others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RISK OF HOT SURFACES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HAZARD

 

WHAT CAN HAPPEN

HOW TO PREVENT IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact with hot

Contact with hot surfaces, such

During operation, touch only the

engine and

as engines exhaust components,

control surfaces of the

generator

could result in serious burns.

generator. Keep children away

components.

 

 

from the generator at all times.

 

 

 

 

 

They may not be able to recog-

 

 

 

 

 

nize the hazards of this

 

 

 

 

 

product.

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