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Old 02-25-2017, 04:04 PM   #1
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Generator Oil level question

Help ... this is a picture of my generator. I do not see any fluid. Needs to be filled?
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Old 02-25-2017, 05:31 PM   #2
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Not familiar with that genny but the tank appears to be for coolant (water/antifreeze) not oil. The oil fill cap should have a dipstick attached or at least something attached to denote level. The coolant level quantity (hot/cold) is specified on the black strip. Just a guess.

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Old 02-25-2017, 05:41 PM   #3
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Old 02-25-2017, 07:22 PM   #4
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The white cap should be coolant the yellow cap should be your oil.
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Old 02-27-2017, 12:39 AM   #5
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Generator when cold should have an 1 1/2" or so of coolant showing in the tank, a bit more when hot. The yellow cap is the oil dipstick. You will likely find that the genny does not use any oil between changes, however it is prudent to check it once in a while. I just finished my full annual service and we had about 125 hours, it had not consumed any measureable amount of oil.
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