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How Generator Maintenance Benefits You
Just like your car motor, generators need proper maintenance. All generators require regular filter, spark plug, and oil changes to maximum their performance and ensure years of trusted service.
At Clinton Electric Company, we would be more than happy to work with you in ensuring that your generator remains at optimal performance. We can also advise on some DIY maintenance that you can do at home as well as sign you up for a preventative maintenance plan for a more detailed inspection and upkeep of your generator.
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.
We do a 3-month break-in oil service for every generator we install
We use only 5w-30 full synthetic oil in every generator
We also wax every generator we maintenance twice a year
We use all Generac preventive maintenance equipment
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The people over at Clinton Electric really do a wonderful job of keeping their customers happy. I had them come by to set something up for me and the guy they sent, Chris I believe his name was, was just an absolute gem. He did a great job with installing what I needed done, and when I had an issue a couple weeks later he was right back out to my home to fix it. These guys are just spectacular and Chris just does such a wonderful job, I would definitely recommend these guys to anyone and everyone!
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Clinton Electric Co. were amazing to work with. I used their services twice because I had to have lights and extensions installed in my home. They were very good when I called; extremely prompt, their scheduling was prompt. The first time I had issues and they couldn't find the problem, but the service person who came went above and beyond and didn't stop his work until he found it, even though I told him it was okay - this was on Christmas Day exactly! I asked for him the second time around because he was so good. All in all excellent service and communication, these guys really care about the work that they do and the quality of their service is top notch. I would recommend them to anyone who needs a reliable electrician.
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I recently had the folks over at Clinton Electric come over to fix some stuff for me and I am very happy with the results. They were really easy to schedule an appointment with which was a big relief for me. I really appreciated that they called prior to coming to give me a heads up of when they were coming and it was within the time slot I was assigned so that was good. When they came they did a really great job and now my electrical problems are no more! Their prices are really great and I would definitely recommend them to anyone who is in need of a high quality electrician!