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Automobiles RV Service Centers Maintain Generators At any RV Service Maintenance Center, every spring our maintenance division are always booked with appointments for generators that either wouldn’t start, or if they did start they did not perform as they were supposed to. This was a result of letting the generator set over the winter time. Lack of use is one of the biggest problems with generators. In gasoline generators the fuel breaks down and gums up causing hard starting and surging problems. You can count on this problem if you don’t use the unit. RV generators are extremely dependable and in many cases will out last the RV if they are looked after according to the owners manual. They do not require your constant attention, just some basic maintenance. The first thing you need to understand about maintaining your generator is that they need to be used on a regular basis. This applies to gas and diesel generators. Gasoline generators could have fuel related problems in as little as one month of sitting idle. This is one of the biggest problems, but it can easily be prevented if you get in a habit of starting the generator on a monthly basis. Some people think that they could avoid this by adding a fuel preservative to the fuel tank and then running the generator long enough to get the additive through the generator set. You definitely should use a fuel addidtive whenever the unit will be in storage, but there are many other reasons to start and use the generator on a regular basis. Moisture build up can cause impairment to your generator. When you use your generator it heats up the generator windings and stops this moisture build up. This monthly exercise regime also keeps the unit clean running a free from sludge build up in the gas tank. So, what exactly do I mean when I say start up your generator? For a gasoline generator I mean that you start and run the generator with at least a 50 percent load for at least two hours every month. It is most important that you run it with this minimum rated load. Generators are designed to run with a load placed on them. At the RV Service Centers the motor homes have a 4,000 watt generator so I can either turn the roof air conditioner on in the summer time, which is about 2,000 watts or we can use a couple of small portable electric heaters if it’s cold out. It’s always better to let your generator run for longer periods than it is for short periods. Check your generator owner’s manual for load ratings specific to your unit. Most generators will have a periodic maintenance schedule to follow. Your generator set will have an hour meter so you can monitor the usage. Consult your owner’s manual for maintenance intervals. Always remember, do not hesitate to use your generator making sure to turn on a appliance while running it. A little runn of the unit and preventive maintenance will keep you generator in top operating condition and provide many years of faithful service. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: