IMPORTANT – To avoid equipment damage, follow these steps, in order, during utility outages. Shutdowns may be required during utility outages to perform routine maintenance or to conserve fuel.
TO TURN THE GENERATOR OFF:
Set the main utility disconnect to OFF
Set the generator MLCB (generator disconnect) to OFF (
Allow the generator to run for a cool-down period of approximately one minute
Place your generator controller to the OFF position
It is very important to remove the load from the generator prior to shutting down.
When running the unit during a long-term outage, it is vital that you shut the unit down every 24 hours to do a visual inspection of the unit and add any Oil it might need.
After oil level is checked turn your unit back on following the steps below
Turn the generator to the AUTO position
Wait for you generator to start and stabilize. ( 30 SECONDS)
Set the main utility disconnect to ON
Set the generator MLCB (generator disconnect) to ON