How to shut down generator during a power outage.

How to shut down generator during a power outage.

Before turning Generator off
  1. Turn the main utility breaker off
  2. Turn the breaker on generator to off to take the load off unit. 
  3. Allow generator to run with no load for one minute to cool down. 
  4. Set Generator to OFF on the controller at generator. 
  5. If you are leaving the unit off for extended period , take the 7.5 amp fuse out at controller to stop the display from draining battery. 

Turning Unit back on
  1. Install 7.5 amp fuse
  2. Make sure that the breakers are still off so no loads are present at generator and utility. 
  3. Set generator controller to AUTO.
  4. Let generator start and warm up few minutes. 
  5. Turn breaker on at generator. 
  6. Turn breaker on at Main utility disconnect.  
System is back on and will function normally.