Any generator set used for emergency or primary power supply must have periodic service and maintenance performed on it. Setting up a planned maintenance schedule, and performing all associated testing will insure generator availability on demand. The possibility of generator failures escalate when service and maintenance checks are not done.

Concept Of Planned Maintenance

Planned maintenance can be defined as performing service, maintenance, inspections and testing on a generator set on a pre-determined schedule. Each maintenance schedule should include inspections as stated on the listed below:

Generator type and application can be used to formulate an inspection schedule.The final section introduces Generator Boys as a provider of Service Contracts for all makes of generator sets sold.

Visual Checks

Planned maintenance will define the checks to be completed at a certain time. Coolant, lubricating oil and coolant levels must be at specified levels, but these can be contaminated. When performing standard maintenance inspections look for the following: