Hints & Tips

Homeowner Guidelines For General Maintenance of Kohler Generators

Check Engine Oil: Once monthly and/or after every 8 hours of continuous use

Procedures for Checking Engine Oil with Generator not in Operation:

  • Open cover
  • Put generator switch in OFF position
  • Pull dipstick and inspect level
  • Fill as needed (use recommended oil type as prescribed in manual)
  • Put generator switch in AUTO position
  • Close cover

Procedures for Checking Engine Oil while running:

  • Open cover
  • Turn circuit breaker to OFF position
  • Allow generator to remove its load and cool(approximately 5 minutes)
  • Put generator switch in OFF position
  • Pull dipstick and inspect level
  • Fill as needed (use recommended oil type as prescribed in manual)
  • Put generator switch in AUTO position and allow unit to reach full speed (approximately 1 minute)
  • Turn circuit breaker to ON position¬†
  • Close cover

 

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