You invested in a Generac automatic home backup generator, and now you’re never without power. But just like a car, air-cooled backup generators need to be properly maintained to perform as intended. With power outages taking place daily throughout the country and hurricane season a few months around the corner, the experts at Generac have provided a few maintenance tips to keep your generator operating properly and at optimal efficiency.
For optimal efficiency when using your air-cooled generator, follow these tips:
When was the last time your unit had its air filter, oil filter, and spark plugs replaced? Most air-cooled units need to be serviced every 12 to 24 months, or after every 200 hours of use, whichever comes first. If your unit is due for service, contact your dealer, or order replacement parts. If you’re not sure how many hours your unit has operated, check the hour meter on the generator controller.
If you need assistance completing these maintenance steps, contact one of Generac’s independent authorized dealers. Many have maintenance programs to ensure your backup generator remains in good condition. Contact South Shore Generator Sales & Services for more generator tips.
Whether your need is to power your business to keep on your production schedule or your home to keep your family safe and sound;.South Shore Generator has the product diversity to meet all of your generator requirements. We are proud to sell and service generators from 2kW to 2000kW single set units and up to as large as 100MW utilizing Generac's innovative Modular Power Systems (MPS).