Generator Maintenance

Generator Maintenance preventative maintenance plans include the following:

  • Check all filters (oil, fuel, and air)
  • Check lubricating oil
  • Check air inlets and outlets for debris
  • Check battery electrolyte level
  • Check and record battery voltage
  • Check and record battery amperage
  • Check battery connection terminals and clean as necessary
  • Clean battery posts and terminals
  • Check battery charger and adjust float rate (if necessary)
  • Check crankcase oil level
  • Check exhaust system, engine mounts and control panel
  • Check generator and voltage regulator
  • Complete operational checks as per factory specs.
  • Check crankcase blowby
  • Visual inspection of front and rear crankshaft seals and lubrication system gaskets
  • Check coolant level and correct level if necessary
  • Visual inspection of radiator/heat exchanger
  • Inspect radiator cap, gaskets and sealing surfaces
  • Visually inspect engine coolant
  • Visually inspect water pump and cooling system gaskets
  • Inspect engine belts
  • Check jacket water heaters
  • Check and adjust belt tension
  • Inspect hoses
  • Check and record engine coolant antifreeze protection