Maintenance

Keep your FG Wilson Generator Working Well For Longer

 

Generators can often be a costly investment, whether used as a main power supply or as an emergency backup supply, so it is well worth looking after it.

There are many reasons why you should look after your generator and have a planned product maintenance routine in place.  

Product Maintenance
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Product Maintenance

It Works When You Need It

Saves You Money In The Long Run

It Will Work For Longer

More Efficient


Service Intervals

For FG Wilson generator sets service intervals are typically every 500 hours for minor services and major services are at every 1000 hours. But there are routine checks that you should carry out to keep your generator running at it’s best when you need it.

 
Daily or at Each Startup (weekly for Standby)

Perform a walk around inspection
  • Check fastenings, fixings and connections
  • Check the condition and tension of fan belts and engine alternator belts
  • Check fan and exhaust guards
  • Check all filler caps
  • Check for leaks – coolant, oil and fuel
  • Check all pipes
  • Check fuel, oil and coolant levels
  • Check all hoses and connections
  • Check battery terminals and electrolyte level
  • Check control panel 
 
Additional checks for Standby generators which have not been run


Every Two Weeks
Perform an operational check by starting and running it for 5 minutes

Every Month
  • Perform an operational check by starting and running it for 1 to 2 hours on 50% load
  • Drain the water and sediment from fuel tank
  • Drain dual wall tank bund area - if applicable


Your FG Wilson dealer is your first point of contact to check the service schedule for your generator and for any other product maintenance issues.