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Benefits of Generator Maintenance
The benefits of generator maintenance include:
- Provides the assurance and relief that your generator is working as it should
- Identifies potential issues and allows you to get them fixed right away
- Avoids costly repairs or sudden need for replacement
- Extends the lifespan of your unit
Generator Maintenance Checklist
Automatic standby generators require routine maintenance for a lasting performance and extend the lifespan. While many automatic standby generators have a shutdown when low oil pressure is detected, this is not indicative of required maintenance. Our technicians will thoroughly assess your generator to keep it in top working order.
Some simple maintenance that you can do for your generator includes:
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Periodic Generator Maintenance
Help ensure your generator operates at its best during an outage.
The following steps should be carried out after every 200 hours of use:
- Check the battery condition
- Check electrolyte levels
- Change the oil
- Replace the oil filter
Every 400 hours of use, or after about 4 years, complete the following:
- Replace the air filter
- Regap all spark plugs and replace pitted or fouled spark plugs
- Adjust and inspect valve clearances
Contact us at (410) 449-7292 to learn more about proper generator maintenance.
The Clinton Electric Company Generator Maintenance
At the Clinton Electric Company, we go above and beyond these minimum requirements for all the generators we install and for our maintenance contract customers. Our commitment to quality explains why we have generators that are 12 years old and still running with no issues.