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Owner’s Manual Questions? Help is just a moment away! Call: Generac Generator Helpline – 1-800-270-1408 M-F 8-5 CT Web: www.generac-portables.com or www.briggsandstratton.com Model No. 1669-0 (5,000 Watt AC Generator) Manual No. 189986GS Revision 1 (06/03/2002) 5,000 Watt GenPower Generator TABLE OF CONTENTS Safety Rules 2-3 Assembly 4-5 Know Your Generator . 6 Operation . 7-9 Product Specifications / Maintenance . 10 Storage 10 Troubleshooting . 11 Schematic/Wiring Diagram 12-13 Replacement Parts .
14-17 Notes 18-19 Warranty . Last Page WARNING The engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. DANGER Running generator gives off carbon monoxide, an odorless, colorless, poison gas. Breathing carbon monoxide will cause nausea, fainting or death. · Operate generator ONLY outdoors. · Keep at least 2 feet of clearance on all sides of generator for adequate ventilation. · Do not operate generator inside any building or enclosure, including the generator compartment of a recreational vehicle (RV). EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION Read this manual carefully and become familiar with your generator. Know its applications, its limitations and any hazards involved. This generator is an enginedriven, revolving field, alternating current (AC) generator. It was designed to supply electrical power for operating compatible electrical lighting, appliances, tools and motor loads.The generator’s revolving field is driven at about 3,600 rpm by a single-cylinder engine. DANGER Failure to properly ground generator can result in electrocution, especially if the generator is equipped with a wheel kit. · National Electric Code requires generator to be properly grounded to an approved earth ground. Call an electrician for local grounding requirements. CAUTION! Do Not exceed the generator’s wattage/amperage capacity. See “Don’t Overload the Generator ” on page 9. Every effort has been made to ensure that information in this manual is accurate and current. However, Generac reserves the right to change, alter or otherwise improve the product and this document at any time without prior notice. The Emission Control System for this generator is warranted for standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency. For warranty information refer to the engine owner’s manual. DANGER Generator produces powerful voltage. Failure to isolate generator from power utility can result in death or injury to electric utility workers due to backfeed of electrical energy. · When using generator for backup power, notify utility company. Use approved transfer equipment to isolate generator from electric utility. · Use a ground circuit fault interrupter (GFCI) in any damp or highly conductive area, such as metal decking or steel work. · Do not touch bare wires or receptacles. · Do not use generator with electrical cords which are worn, frayed, bare or otherwise damaged. · Do not operate generator in the rain. · Do not handle generator or electrical cords while standing in water, while barefoot, or while hands or feet are wet. · Do not allow unqualified persons or children to operate or service generator. SAFETY RULES The safety alert symbol ( ) is used with a signal word (DANGER, CAUTION,WARNING), a pictorial and/or a safety message to alert you to hazards. DANGER indicates a hazard which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. WARNING indicates a hazard which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury. CAUTION indicates a hazard which, if not avoided, might result in minor or moderate injury. CAUTION, when used without the alert symbol, indicates a situation that could result in equipment damage. Follow safety messages to avoid or reduce the risk of injury or death. 2 5,000 Watt GenPower Generator WARNING Gasoline and its vapors are extremely flammable and explosive. Fire or explosion can cause severe burns or death. WHEN ADDING FUEL · Turn generator OFF and let it cool at least 2 minutes before removing gas cap. Loosen cap slowly to relieve pressure in tank. · Fill fuel tank outdoors. · Do not overfill tank. Allow space for fuel expansion. · Keep gasoline away from sparks, open flames, pilot lights, heat, and other ignition sources. · Do not light a cigarette or smoke. WHEN OPERATING EQUIPMENT · Do not tip engine or equipment at angle which causes gasoline to spill. WHEN TRANSPORTING OR REPAIRING EQUIPMENT · Transport/repair with fuel tank EMPTY or with fuel shutoff valve OFF. · Disconnect spark plug wire. WHEN STORING GASOLINE OR EQUIPMENT WITH FUEL IN TANK · Store away from furnaces, stoves, water heaters, clothes dryers or other appliances that have pilot light or other ignition source because they can ignite gasoline vapors. WARNING Running engines produce heat.Temperature of muffler and nearby areas can reach or exceed 150°F (65°C).
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