How to shut down generator during a power outage.
Before turning Generator off
- Turn the main utility breaker off
- Turn the breaker on generator to off to take the load off unit.
- Allow generator to run with no load for one minute to cool down.
- Set Generator to OFF on the controller at generator.
- 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
- Install 7.5 amp fuse
- Make sure that the breakers are still off so no loads are present at generator and utility.
- Set generator controller to AUTO.
- Let generator start and warm up few minutes.
- Turn breaker on at generator.
- Turn breaker on at Main utility disconnect.
System is back on and will function normally.
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