What Type of Maintenance does a Backup Generator Need?
Just like any investment, you want to ensure your backup generator will be ready to use when you need it. And like any other piece of large equipment, a backup generator requires regular maintenance to ensure that it is in good working order and ready to use when needed. Some of the types of maintenance that a backup generator may need include:
The generator should be inspected regularly to check for any visible damage or wear and tear.
The generator should be kept clean, as dirt and debris can build up and cause problems.
Oil and filter changes
The generator’s oil and filter should be changed at regular intervals to keep it running smoothly.
The generator’s fuel system should be checked and maintained to ensure that it is clean and free of contaminants.
The generator’s battery should be checked and maintained to ensure that it is fully charged and ready to use.
Cooling system maintenance
The generator’s cooling system should be checked and maintained to ensure that it is functioning properly.
Scheduled Generator Maintenance from Midwest Generator Solutions
It is generally recommended to have a professional perform these types of maintenance tasks, as they require specialized knowledge and equipment. The easiest and best way to make sure your backup generator is in good condition and ready to run when you need it is to enroll in Midwest Generators’ generator maintenance program.