Select, set up, and maintain a reliable home generator
This complete and practical guide shows you, step by step, how to choose the best generator for your needs, safely and properly install it, and handle troubleshootingand maintenance. Home Generator Selection, Installation, and Repair covers a wide variety of models, including those from the most popular manufacturers--Briggs and Stratton, Coleman, and Honda. Nearly 150 photos and diagrams help you to identify thevarious electrical components. This hands-on resource also describes the tools you'll need and provides sources for additional information and discount parts.
Home Generator Selection, Installation, and Repair explains:
How to decipher the technical terminology used in generator manualsDifferent types of fuels--gasoline, propane, natural gas, and dieselHow to evaluate a generator's qualityEssential features, including instrumentation, protection from electroshock, and large pneumatic tires for mobilityHow to safely connect generator output to home oroffice circuitsPortable generator support requirements, includingproper fuel storage and an inventory of parts, such as oil and air filtersEmergency fixesGenerator troubleshooting and repair proceduresEngine overhaul