2,800W DUAL VOLTAGE LONG RUN GENERATOR

PC2800LR
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User Guide & Warranty
2,800W DUAL VOLTAGE LONG RUN GENERATOR
PC2800LR

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Please keep both in a safe place. During the warranty period.Repairs were not carried out by any other than the authorised workshop. The warranty certificate is only valid in connection with the receipt. EN 12601:2001. 2000/14/EC. This warranty does not affect your statutory rights.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. defective devices can be sent FREIGHT PREPAID to the service address stated at the end of this booklet.Was not used with the wrong accessories. Quotes as well as repairs after warranty period are to be paid for in all cases. UK declare that the design and construction of the following machine. Ireland 1800 481 005 27 S TY M . Product Description: 2.omegawolf. 36 Helpline No. EN ISO 3744:1995. provided that: . This warranty certificate with your name.omegawolf. If the original receipt is not enclosed the repair will be charged for in all cases.800W DUAL VOLTAGE LONG RUN GENERATOR Model: PC2800LR Appropriate EC directives: 89/336/EEC. We will. . The product is guaranteed for a period of three years beginning on the day of purchase. contact details and a fault description completed overleaf. at our discretion either repair or exchange the device in accordance with warranty legislation. EN 60204-1:1997 M D Irwin Quality Department 09/2007 WA WARRANTY CERTIFICATE Year of Manufacture 09/2007 2. The warranty does not affect your statutory rights. experience defects due to material or manufacturing faults during private use within 36 months of the date of purchase we shall be liable for warranty in accordance with statutory warranty regulations. Please include the following when sending in your product for repair: 1. Should you. Kirkby-In-Ashfield. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. 73/23/EEC In accordance with the standards: EN 55012 : 2002.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. . Ensure the product is sent well packed as no responsibility can be accepted for items lost or damaged in transit. in the form supplied by us.. The receipt (proof of purchase) 2. After the warranty has expired you can still send defective devices for repairs FREIGHT PREPAID to the address at the end of this booklet. Our commitment to quality also includes our service. comply with the requirements of the appropriate EC directives. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. The guarantee period can only be extended for the duration of any repair required.The device was not put to any use other than the intended. 98/37/EC. Keep your purchase receipt safe as proof of the date of purchase.800W DUAL VOLTAGE LONG RUN GENERATOR RRAN O NTH Congratulations! You have made an excellent choice with the purchase of this Quality product.Contents 03 04 06 07 07 07 07 08 08 08 09 09 09 09 10 10 10 11 11 12 13 14 14 15 17 18 19 19 20 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 27 INTRODUCTION SAFETY COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION OPERATION Engine switch Recoil starter Fuel valve Choke rod Circuit breaker Ground terminal Oil alert system Pilot lamp DC Terminals DC Circuit Protector GENERATOR USE Connections to a Building’s Electrical System Generator Ground Circuit AC Applications AC Operation DC Operation Disconnecting the battery cables PRE-OPERATION CHECK Engine Oil Fuel Recommendation STARTING THE ENGINE STOPPING THE ENGINE MAINTENANCE Maintenance Schedule Engine Oil Change Air Cleaner Service Fuel Sediment Cup Cleaning Spark Plug Service TRANSPORTING/STORAGE TROUBLESHOOTING SPECIFICATIONS WARRANTY CERTIFICATE DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY Warranty EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY We OMEGA WOLF LTD. address. Nottinghamshire. contrary to expectations. Ireland 1800 481 005 02 Helpline No. ISO 8528-10:1998.Was not overloaded.

Specification MODEL Max. Safety Message Your safety and the safety of others are very important. No part of this publication may be reproduced without written permission.3A 1. This user’s manual describes the operation and maintenance of the Generator. Ireland 1800 481 005 03 . are backed by our comprehensive 3 Year Warranty. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www.omegawolf. as part of our philosophy for customer service and satisfaction. All information in this publication is based on the latest product information available at the time of printing.0 Single cylinder 4-stroke air-cooled 6.omegawolf. Helpline No. and.6 15 47kg Introduction Congratulations on choosing to buy a Power Craft product.Output (Watts) Cont. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www.7 3000rpm 200cc TCI Yes Recoil 0.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. We hope you will enjoy using your purchase for many years to come. We have provided important safety messages in this manual and on the generator. Output (Watts) Phase Rated Voltage Rated Frequency DC Output Power Factor Engine Horsepower Rated Speed Displacement Ignition System Oil Alert System Starting System Oil Capacity (Litres) Fuel tank Capacity (Litres) Net Weight (kg) PC2800LR 2800 2500 Single 230V/110V 50Hz 12V 8. Ireland 1800 481 005 26 Helpline No. Please read these messages carefully. By doing so you now have the assurance and peace of mind that comes with purchasing a product made by one of Europe’s leading manufacturers. We reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation. All products brought to you by Power Craft are manufactured to the highest standards of performance and safety.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep.

or when your hands are wet.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. Keep the generator dry. (See Page 18) • Understand the use of all generator controls. Do not connect to a building’s electrical system unless an isolation switch has been installed by a qualified electrician. output receptacles and connections. Operator Responsibility • Know how to stop the generator quickly in case of emergency.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. Using a generator or an electrical appliance in wet conditions such as rain or snow or near a pool or sprinkler system.Safety SAFETY INFORMATION Generators are designed to give safe and dependable service if operated according to instructions. could result in electrocution. • Be sure that anyone who operates the generator receives proper instruction. Ireland 1800 481 005 04 Helpline No.omegawolf. You can help prevent accidents by being familiar with your generator’s controls and by observing safe operating procedures. Troubleshooting Helpline No. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www.omegawolf. Read and understand this user’s manual before operating your generator. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Ireland 1800 481 005 25 . Do not let children operate the generator.

provide adequate ventilation. Refuel in a well-ventilated area with the engine stopped. Slowly pull the starter grip until resistance is felt. Drain the carburetor by loosening the drain screw. Keep the generator dry.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. To keep exhaust gas from building up. Make sure that any spilled fuel has been wiped up before starting the generator. Helpline No. Perform this task in a well ventilated area with the engine stopped.omegawolf. If the generator is stored outdoors. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Let the engine cool before storing the generator indoors. Do not connect to a building’s electrical system unless an isolation switch that has been installed by a qualified electrician.Transporting / storage 1. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Breathing exhaust can cause loss of consciousness and may lead to death. Drain the petrol into a suitable container. Keep the generator at least 1 meter (3 feet) away from buildings and other equipment during operation. Fuel vapours are extremely flammable and may ignite after the engine has started. the piston is coming up on its compression stroke and both the intake and exhaust valves are closed.omegawolf. then reinstall the spark plug. which could result in electrocution. Petrol is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. Ireland 1800 481 005 24 Helpline No. Change the engine oil. Do not operate the generator in rain or snow. Ireland 1800 481 005 05 . At this point. The silencer becomes very hot during operation and remains hot for a while after stopping the engine. Using a generator or electrical appliance in wet conditions. Fire and Burn Hazards The exhaust system gets hot enough to ignite some materials. Electric Shock Hazards The generator produces enough electric power to cause a serious shock or electrocution if misused. Do not enclose the generator in any structure. If you run the generator in an area that is confined. could result in electrocution. Safety Carbon Monoxide Hazards Exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide. such as rain or snow. a colourless and odourless gas. Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks where the generator is refueled or where petrol is stored. before each use. 3. check all electrical components on the control panel. or even partially enclosed. the air you breathe could contain a dangerous amounts of exhaust gas. or when your hands are wet. Crank the engine several revolutions to distribute the oil. 4.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. Be careful not to touch the silencer while it is hot. or near a pool or sprinkler system. Keep flammable materials away from the generator. Moisture or ice can cause a malfunction or short circuit in electrical components. Remove the spark plug. 2. unprotected from the weather. Petrol is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. Storing the engine in this position will help to protect it from internal corrosion. Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in the area during this procedure. and pour about a tablespoon of clean engine oil into the cylinder.

Fill with fresh petrol and add some petrol conditioner*. Before storing the unit for an extended period: 1. Put a tablespoon of engine oil into the cylinder. turn the engine switch and the fuel valve OFF. After removal from storage. Ireland 1800 481 005 06 Helpline No. Reinstall the spark plug. and fill with fresh petrol before starting. Let the engine cool before transporting or storing the generator.omegawolf. Do not place heavy objects on the generator.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. Drain the fuel sediment bowl. Be sure the storage area is free of excessive humidity and dust. Contact with a hot engine or exhaust system can cause serious burns or fires. Fill with fresh petrol and add some petrol conditioner*. Remove the spark plug. Fuel vapour or spilled fuel may ignite. drain the stored petrol into a suitable container. Record the engine number for your future reference. Drain the fuel sediment bowl.Component Identification CHANGE OVER SWITCH 110V/230V ENGINE ON/OFF SWITCH VOLTMETER 110V OUTLETS 230V OUTLETS SILENCER FUEL METER FUEL TANK CAP Transporting / storage When transporting the generator. Ireland 1800 481 005 23 . Turn the engine slowly with the pull rope to distribute the oil. Service according to the table below: STORAGE TIME Less than 1 month 2 months to 1 year RECOMMENDED SERVICE PROCEDURE TO PREVENT HARD STARTING Fill with fresh petrol and add petrol conditioner*.omegawolf. Keep the generator level to prevent fuel spillage. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Change the engine oil.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. 2. Drain the carburetor float bowl. OIL DRAIN PLUG CIRCUIT BREAKER EARTH TERMINAL CHARGING LEADS AND CLIPS 1 year or more CHOKE LEVER FUEL ON / OFF VALVE AIR FILTER RECOIL STARTER * Use petrol conditioners that are formulated to extend storage life. Contact your authorised generator dealer for conditioner recommendations. Engine serial number: Helpline No. Take care not to drop or strike the generator when transporting. Drain the carburetor float bowl.

If the engine has been running.omegawolf. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Be sure to return the lever to OFF after stopping the engine. the spark plug must be properly gapped and free of deposits. 8. Check that the spark plug washer is in good condition. Fuel Valve The fuel valve is located between the fuel tank and carburetor. Helpline No. the exhaust will be very hot. then pull briskly.031 in) 6. MP340. tighten 1/8-1/4 turn after the spark plug seats to compress the washer. Never use spark plugs that have an improper heat range. If reinstalling a used spark plug. MP390.028-0.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. NOTE: Do not allow the starter to snap back against the engine. Ireland 1800 481 005 07 . After the spark plug is seated. Use only the recommended-spark plugs or equivalent.70-0.omegawolf. Use the wrench supplied in the tool kit to remove the spark plug. Be careful Do not to touch the silencer. Pull the starter grip lightly until resistance is felt. ON: To run the engine after starting. 1. Switch position: OFF: To Stop the engine. Return it gently to prevent damage to the starter. Clean the spark plug with a wire brush if it is to be reused. 4. and thread the spark plug in by hand to prevent cross-threading.Maintenance Spark Plug Service Recommended spark plugs: MP160. When the valve lever is in the ON position. . Ireland 1800 481 005 22 Helpline No. Remove the spark plug cap. Clean any dirt from around the spark plug base. Recoil Starter To start the engine. tighten 1/2 turn after the spark plug seats to compress the washer. 2. Visually inspect the spark plug. BPR6ES (NGK) MP240. Measure the plug gap with a feeler gauge. Correct as necessary by carefully bending the side electrode. 5.80 mm (0. 3. Discard it if the insulator is cracked or chipped. NOTICE The spark plug must be securely tightened. tighten with a spark plug wrench to compress the washer. An improperly tightened spark plug can become very hot and could damage the engine. BPR5ES (NGK) MP270.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep.If installing a new spark plug. Operation Engine Switch To start and stop the engine. The gap should be: 0. BP6ES (NGK) To ensure proper engine operation. fuel is allowed to flow from the fuel tank to the carburetor.

4. from entering the carburetor. Wash the element in a solution of household detergent and warm water. 3. 3. lf the circuit breaker is switched OFF automatically. Clean the sediment bowl. Reinstall the air filter element and the cover. and remove the element.omegawolf. Turn the fuel valve to the OFF position. AIR FILTER COVER CLIP CLIP AIR FILTER ELEMENT ELEMENT Fuel Sediment Bowl Cleaning The sediment bowl prevents dirt or water. Circuit Breaker The circuit breaker will automatically switch OFF if there is a short circuit or a significant overload of the generator at the socket. Turn the fuel valve ON and check for leaks. and filter. on a metal non-current carrying parts of the generator. Reinstall the filter. If the engine has not been run for a long time.Operation Choke Lever The choke is used to provide an enriched fuel mixture when cold starting. Fuel Filter O-Ring Circuit Breaker Sediment Bowl DC 12 Helpline No. Allow the element to dry thoroughly. 2. The choke can be opened by moving the choke rod to the ON position and closed by moving the choke rod to the OFF position. Soak the element in clean engine oil and squeeze out the excess oil. O-ring. and sediment bowl. Earth Terminal Fuel Valve Sediment Bowl DC Circuit Protector Earth Terminal The generator earth terminal is connected to the frame of the generator. the sediment bowl should be cleaned. O-ring.omegawolf. O-ring. Remove the sediment bowl. check that the appliance is working properly and does not exceed the rated load capacity of the circuit before switching the circuit breaker ON again. remove the air filter cover. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Ireland 1800 481 005 08 Helpline No. Ireland 1800 481 005 21 .com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. and filter in nonflammable or high flash point solvent. 4. The engine will smoke during initial start-up if too much oil is left in the element. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. which may be in the fuel tank. 1. Unsnap the air filter cover clips. and the earth terminals of each socket. Maintenance 1. then rinse thoroughly. 2. or wash in nonflammable or high flash point solvent.

1.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. Before the oil level in the crankcase can fall below a safe limit. service the air filter regularly.Maintenance Engine oil change Drain the oil while the engine is warm to assure rapid and complete draining. Oil capacity: 0. Ireland 1800 481 005 20 Helpline No. Air filter service A dirty air filter will restrict airflow to the carburetor. Refill with the recommended oil and check the level. Use only soapy water or nonflammable solvent.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. the Oil Alert system will automatically shut down the engine (the engine switch will remain in the ON position).omegawolf. it is still advisable to thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water as soon as possible after handling used oil. The terminals are coloured red to identify the positive (+) terminal and black to identify the negative (-) terminal. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Rapid engine wear will result. oil filler cap. and drain the oil. Used motor oil may cause skin cancer if repeatedly left in contact with the skin for prolonged periods. when there is a problem with the battery or the connections between the battery and the generator are incorrectly connected. DC Circuit Protector Circuit Breaker Earth Terminal DC 12 Helpline No. Ireland 1800 481 005 09 . Pilot Lamp The pilot lamp is illuminated when the generator is operating normally.6 Litres Operation Oil Alert System The Oil Alert system is designed to prevent engine damage caused by an insufficient amount of oil in the crankcase. DC Terminals The DC terminals may ONLY be used for charging 12 volt automotive type batteries. NOTICE Never run the generator without the air filter. Tighten the plug securely. To prevent carburetor malfunction. 2. Remove the drain plug and sealing washer.omegawolf. The battery must be connected to the generator DC terminals with the proper polarity (battery positive to generator red terminal and battery negative to the generator black terminal. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. 3. Do not throw it in the dustbin or pour it on the ground. Service more frequently when operating the generator in extremely dusty areas.) DC Circuit Protector The DC circuit protector automatically shuts off the DC battery charging circuit when the generator is overloaded. We suggest you take it in a sealed container to your local service station or recycling centre for reclamation. Using petrol or flammable solvent to clean the filter element can cause a fire or explosion. Please dispose of used motor oil in a manner that is compatible with the environment. Reinstall the drain plug and sealing washer. Although this is unlikely unless you handle used oil on a daily basis.

Consult the utility company or a qualified electrician.omegawolf. but only if it is required by local law or electrical code. Ireland 1800 481 005 10 Helpline No. log hours of operation to determine proper maintenance intervals. When utility power is restored. and must comply with all applicable laws and electrical codes.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. (2) These items should be serviced by an authorised agent. The earth terminal can be used to earth the generator or bond the frame of the generator to the frame of a vehicle. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE (1) Service more frequently when used in dusty areas. burn.Generator Use Connections to a Building’s Electrical System Connections for standby power to a building’s electrical system must be made by a qualified electrician. Maintenance Periodic maintenance and adjustment is necessary to keep the generator in good operating condition. Shut off the engine before performing any maintenance. If the engine must be run. (3) For frequent use. Such back feed may electrocute utility company workers or others who contact the lines during a power cut. Improper connections to a building’s electrical system can allow electrical current from the generator to back feed into the utility lines. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www.omegawolf. Exhaust gas contains poisonous carbon monoxide. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. make sure the area is well ventilated. the generator may explode. Ireland 1800 481 005 19 . Improper connections to a building’s electrical system can allow electrical current from the utility company to back feed into the generator. The connection must isolate the generator power from utility power. Contact the helpline. Generator Earth Circuits Portable generators have a system earth that connects the generator frame components to the ground terminals in the AC output receptacles. Perform the service and inspection at the intervals shown in the Maintenance Schedule below. Before using the earth terminal consult a qualified electrician or electrical inspector for regulations. or cause fires in the building’s electrical system. The system earth is not connected to the AC neutral wire. Helpline No.

3. Plug in the appliance. reduce the electrical load on the circuit. In an emergency: 1. Make sure that it is in good working order. turn it off immediately. Circuit Breaker Earth Terminal DC 12 Do not exceed the current limit specified for any one socket. See step 3. the total power requirements (watts) of all appliances connected must be considered. Disconnect the appliance. DC Circuit Protector AC Operation 1. Limit operation requiring maximum power to 5 minutes. 4. To stop the engine in an emergency. Disconnect DC battery charging cables.omegawolf. 2. Disconnect all electrical loads from panel receptacles.omegawolf. Helpline No. Turn the engine switch to the OFF position. If an overloaded circuit causes the AC circuit breaker to switch OFF. Make sure that the electrical rating of the tool or appliance does not exceed that of the generator. or if the rated load capacity of the generator has been exceeded.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. and determine whether the problem is the appliance. Never exceed the maximum power rating of the generator. wait a few minutes and then reset the circuit-breaker. Maximum power is: See specifications. Ireland 1800 481 005 11 . Rated power is: See specifications. Most motorised appliances require more than their rated wattage for startup. In normal use: 1. Turn the AC circuit breaker to the OFF position. If an appliance begins to operate abnormally. NOTICE Substantial overloading will trip the circuit breaker. Appliance and power tool manufactures usually list rating information near the model number or serial number. Power levels between rated and maximum may be used for no more than 5 minutes. Start the engine. becomes sluggish or stops suddenly.Stopping the engine STOPPING THE ENGINE Generator Use AC Applications Before connecting an appliance or power cord to the generator. Turn the fuel valve to the OFF position. but will shorten the service life of the generator. Faulty appliances or power cords can create a potential for electrical shock. do not exceed the rated power. turn the engine switch to the OFF position. For continuous operation. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Ireland 1800 481 005 18 Helpline No. Exceeding the time limit for maximum power operation or slightly overloading the generator may not switch the circuit breaker OFF. 3. In either case. 2. Switch ON the AC circuit breaker. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep.

move it to the OPEN position as the engine warms up. move the choke lever out of the OFF position. Connect the negative (-) battery cable to the battery negative (-) terminal.Generator Use DC operation The DC terminals may ONLY be used for charging 12 volt automotive-type batteries. with recoil starter: Turn the engine switch to the ON position. Ireland 1800 481 005 12 Helpline No. Start the engine. 2.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. NOTE: To operate the battery charging facility. Make sure to disconnect all electrical loads from panel receptacles. Charging will not occur unless this is done. 2. then pull briskly. or wiring problem will trip the DC circuit protector (PUSH button extends out). Turn the fuel valve to the ON position. flames and cigarettes away. 3. If you want to operate the choke manually. 5. excessive current draw by the battery.omegawolf. 5. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. An overloaded DC circuit. If the circuit protector continues to go OFF. it is necessary to switch the Circuit breakers to the off position. Return it gently to prevent damage to the starter or housing.omegawolf. 4. wait a few minutes before pushing in the circuit protector to resume operation. Start the generator. 6. Pull the starter grip lightly until resistance is felt. disconnect the vehicle’s earthed battery cable. NOTICE Do not allow the starter grip to snap back against the engine. 4.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. NOTICE Do not start the vehicle while the battery charging cables are connected and the generator is running. The generator may be difficult to start if a load is connected. The battery gives off explosive gases. 3. Starting the engine STARTING THE ENGINE 1. If you have manually closed the choke. If this happens. Connect the positive (+) battery cable to the battery positive (+) terminal. discontinue charging and contact the helpline. Ireland 1800 481 005 17 . Provide adequate ventilation when charging or using batteries. The vehicle or the generator may be damaged. Connecting the battery cables: 1. keep sparks. Connect the other end of the positive (+) battery cable to the generator positive (+) terminal. DC Circuit Protector Circuit Breaker Earth Terminal DC 12 Helpline No. Connect the other end of the negative (-) battery cable to the generator negative (-) terminal. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. The automatic choke will be closed if the engine is cold. Before connecting charging cables to a battery that is installed in a vehicle.

Disconnect the other end of the positive (+) battery cable to the battery positive (+) terminal. Ethanol (ethyl or grain alcohol) Petrol containing more than 10% ethanol by volume may cause starting and/or performance problems. Reconnect the vehicle earth battery cable. Damage caused by spilled fuel is not covered under warranty. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. If you notice any undesirable operating symptoms.Pre-operation check Running the engine with persistent pinking is misuse. Before using an oxygenated fuel. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Ireland 1800 481 005 16 Helpline No. DC Circuit Protector Circuit Breaker Earth Terminal DC 12 Helpline No. Be careful not to spill fuel when filling your fuel tank. Ireland 1800 481 005 13 . rubber and plastic parts of your fuel system. Oxygenated Fuels Some petrols are being blended with alcohol or an ether compound to increase the octane. 6. try to confirm the fuel’s contents. Stop the engine. Fuel system damage or performance problems resulting from the use of an oxygenated fuel are not the responsibility of the manufacturer and are not covered under warranty. 7. NOTICE Oxygenated fuels can damage paint and plastic. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable from the generator negative (-) terminal. Petrol containing more than 5% methanol by volume may cause starting and/or performance problems and may damage metal. If you use an oxygenated fuel. Disconnect the positive (+) battery cable from the generator positive (+) terminal. 5. Connect the vehicle earth cable to the battery negative (-) terminal.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. 3. Generator Use Disconnecting the battery cables: 1.omegawolf. MTBE (methyl tertiary butyl ether) You may use petrol containing up to 15% MTBE by volume.omegawolf. 4. Disconnect the other end of the negative (-) battery cable from the battery negative (-) terminal. and the Manufacturer’s Warranty does not cover parts damaged by misuse. These petrols are collectively referred to as oxygenated fuels. Some states require this information to be posted on the pump. 2. Methanol (methyl or wood alcohol) Petrol containing methanol must contain solvents and corrosion inhibitors to protect the fuel system.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. be sure its pump octane rating is 86 or higher. switch to a conventional unleaded petrol.

(metallic rapping noise) while operating under heavy loads. Fuel tank capacity: 15 Litres FUEL TANK CAP FUEL STRAINER SHOULDER FUEL LEVEL GAUGE Use petrol with a pump octane rating of 86 or higher. After refueling. If pinking occurs at a steady engine speed. Check the oil level by inserting the dipstick into the filler neck without screwing it in. Occasionally you may hear light sparks knocks or springing. Avoid repeated or prolonged contact with skin or breathing of vapour. Be careful not to spill fuel when refueling. 1. Do not fill above the shoulder of the fuel strainer. Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel tank.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. 3. Spilled fuel or fuel vapour may ignite. 2. all-temperature use. Petrol is extremely flammable and is explosive under certain conditions. make sure the area is dry before starting the engine. Do not overfill the fuel tank (there should be no fuel in the filler neck). SAE 10W-30 is recommended for general. Helpline No. Nondetergent and 2-stroke engine oils will damage the engine and are not recommended. Refuel in a well-ventilated area with the engine stopped. NOTICE Running the engine with persistent pinking can cause engine damage. change brands of petrol. contact the helpline. This is no cause for concern. Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in the area where the engine is refueled or where petrol is stored. Check the oil level BEFORE EACH USE with the generator on a level surface with the engine stopped. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. lf pinking persists. We recommend unleaded petrol because it produces fewer engine and spark plug deposit and extends exhaust system life.Pre-operation check Engine oil NOTICE Engine oil is a major factor affecting engine performance and service life. Ireland 1800 481 005 14 Helpline No. Other viscosities shown in the chart may be used when the average temperature in your area is within the indicated range. If the level is low.com/powercraft Model Number: PC2800LR Rep. fill to the top of the oil filler neck with the recommended oil.omegawolf.omegawolf. Refill the tank if the fuel level is low. If any fuel is spilled. Pinking is a metallic tapping noise that can occur if poor or incorrect fuel is used or if the ignition timing is not set correctly. 2. Check the fuel level gauge. Pre-operation check Fuel Recommendation 1. Never use stale or contaminated petrol or oil/petrol mixture. make sure the tank cap is closed properly and securely. under normal load. UK / Northern Ireland 08707 323023 Web Support: www. Remove the oil filler cap and wipe the dipstick clean. Ireland 1800 481 005 15 . KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.