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Hello my name is Todd Smith, senior technician at 2M Power systems¬†– today I’m going to discuss the essentials of carrying out basic maintenance on a diesel generator.

First of all, sure that our work space is clear and safe to work in, we can open the enclosure and inspect the items that are vital for this thing to function properly.

One of the most common things we are looking for are signs of damage from animals living in here.

There’s a heater that keeps the engine block warm and that warmth attracts animals.

Once they decide to move in, they often chew on wires, belts, and hoses that are important for the generator function properly.

If you see signs of animals or rodents, that is a good reason to call for generator to be serviced.

Once you’ve opened enclosure, perform a visual inspection of the belts, hoses, and … Read the rest