Turn off the engine switch at the generator and remove the key. Be careful not to spill fuel when may. If not, the fila- ment may be burnt out. High altitude performance can be improved by installing a smaller diameter main fuel jet in the carburetor and readjusting the pilot screw, If you always operate the generator at altitudes higher than 6,000 feet above sea level, have your authorized. Gasoline pumps at service station normally display the pump oc- tane number. Remove the 8P connector from the back of the control box and connect the relay box connector instead.
Be sure that all appliances them to the generator. . Check that the spark plug washer is in good condition, and thread the spark plug in by hand to prevent cross-threading. When the engine will not start: 1. Connect the remote control cable to the remote control and relay box. Air Cleaner Check the air cleaner elements to be sure they are clean and in good condi- tion. Use Honda 4-stroke oil an equivalent high-detergent, premium quality motor oil certified to meet or exceed U.
Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in the area. If any fuel is spilled, make sure the area around the spark plug and the generator is dry before starting the engine. To prevent carbure- tor malfunction, service the air cleaner regularly frequently when operating the generator in extremely dusty areas. Be sure the storage area is free of excessive humidity and dust. If the generator is tilted or overturned, erator is overturned enter the generator. Is gasoline reaching the carburetor? Soak the element in clean engine oil and squeeze out the excess oil. Install the drain plug, and tighten it securely.
Set the battery tray on the battery guard and tighten the bolts. Does the oil alert lamp flash when the starter is pulled? Route the starter cable under the tank and connect it to the starter solenoid. After the spark plug is seated, tighten with a spark plug wrench to com- press the washer. Fuel should flow out freely. Refuel in a well-ventilated smoke or allow flames ed or where gasoline Do not overfill the fuel tank there should After refueling, make securely.
Clean or replace the elements if necessary page 29. Allow the element to dry thoroughly. If electrolyte gets on your If electrolyte gets in your minutes and call a physician Electrolyte is poisonous. Substantial overloading loading may not switch service life of the generator. Never use gasoline or low flash point solvents for cleaning the air cleaner element. All information information available at the time of approval for printing. Shut off the engine before performing engine must be run, make sure the area is well ventilated.
Use a brush to remove carbon deposits from the spark arrester screen. When appliances are turned on or reconnected, the engine resumes the rated speed. Remove the spark plug cap. Remove the screw by the exhaust port of the muffler and remove the spark arrester. Install the battery guard on the frame. Perform the service and inspection scheduled in the table on the following page.
Drain the carburetor by loosening the drain screw. Remove the oil filler cap and drain plug to drain the oil. Install the axle assembly on the generator using four bolts and nuts. Before storing the unit for an extended period: 1. Wash the element in a solution of household detergent and warm water, then rinse thoroughly, vent. If an overloaded circuit the electrical load on the circuit, the circuit breaker. Is the engine switch on? Performance will decrease, and fuel consumption will increase.
Clean the cup and fuel filter thoroughly. Press the starter button until the pilot lamp comes on. If any fuel is spilled, ting the engine. The engine will smoke during initial start-up if too much oil is left in,the ele- merit. Inspect the screen for breaks or tears and replace it if necessary. Install the four wheels on the axle shaft.
Drain the gasoline into a suitable container. Install the relay box on the right side of the generator. To check, place a suitable container under the drain tube, turn the fuel valve on and loosen the drain screw. If the engine has been running, careful not to touch the muffler. Remove the spark plug, and pour about a tablespoon of clean engine oil into the cylinder. High altitude operation At high altitude, the standard carburetor air-fuel mixture will be excessively rich.
Turn the voltage selector switch to either position as required. Drain the fuel - a. If the engine fails to start, release the switch and wait 10 seconds before operating the starter again. Non-detergent and 2-stroke engine oils are not recommended. Start the engine and make sure the pilot lamp comes on.