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OPERATION MANUAL

YANMAR
YANMAR AIR COOLED
DIESEL GENERATOR
YDG5001SE

Be sure to read this manual for safe and


proper operation.
Store this manual carefully after use.

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YANMAR GENERATOR YDG SERIES
This Operation Manual tells you how to operate and service your new
Yanmar generator. Please read it before using the generator to
insure proper handling and operation. Follow the instructions
carefully to keep your engine in the best running condition. If you
have any question concerning this manual, please contact your
nearest Yanmar dealer. This Operation Manual deals with the main
points for operation of the YDG generator.
In order to insure safe working conditions, be sure to read the
precaution statements
for safe operation of the generator.
Pay special attention to statements preceded by the following words.
WARNING:
Indicates a strong possibility of severe personal injury or loss of life if
instructions are not followed.
A CAUTION:
Indicates a possibility of personal injury or equipment damage if
instructions are not followed.
Note:
Gives helpful information.
If a problem should arise, or if you have any questions about the
generator contact an authorized Yanmar dealer.
WARNING:
The Yanmar generator is designed to give safe and dependable
service provided that it is operated according to instructions.
Read and understand the Operation Manual before operating the
generator. Failure to do so could result in personal injury or
equipment damage.

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TIPS ON SAFETY
WARNING:
1. PREVENTING FIRES
Never add fuel to the fuel tank while the engine is running.
Never add fuel to the fuel tank while smoking or open flame. Do not
spill fuel. Wipe away all fuel spills with a clean cloth. Keep gasoline,
kerosene, matches and other explosives and inflammables away from
the generator, because the temperature around the exhaust muffler
is very high during operation.
To prevent fire hazards and to provide adequate ventilation,
keep the generator at least 3 ft (1 ml away from buildings
and other equipment during operation.
Operate the generator on a level surface. There may be fuel
spillage if the generator is tilted.
Do not put the generator indoors while the engine is still hot.
2. PREVENTING EXHAUST GAS INHALATION

Exhaust gas contains poisonous carbon monoxide.


Never use the generator in poorly ventilated locations such
as indoors and inside tunnels.
When installed in ventilated rooms, additional requirement
for fire and explosion protection are to be abserved.

3. PREVENTING BURNS

Some parts of internal combustion engine are hot and causes


burns, pay attention to the warnings on the generator set.
Never touch the muffler, muffler cover or engine body while
the engine is running or hot.

4. BRAKING
Provide stoppers for the wheels so that the generator will not move
during operation.

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5. ELECTRIC SHOCKS, SHORT CIRCUITS
In order to avoid electric shocks or short circuiting, do not touch the
generator when either it or your hands are wet. This generator is not
waterproof, so it should not be used in a place exposed to rain, snow
or water sprays. Use of the generator in a wet place can cause short
circuits and electric shocks during operation.
The generator should be grounded to prevent electrical
shocks from faulty appliances. Connect a length of heavy
wire between the generators ground terminal and an
external ground source.
Do not hook up tools or other apparatus to the generator
before it has been started. If equipment is attached,
generator starting may cause sudden movements of the
equipment and result in injuries and accidents. Be sure to
disconnect any apparatus from the generator prior to
starting.
The generator produces enough electric power to cause a
serious shock or electrocution if misissued.
Using a generator or electrical appliance in wet conditions,
such as rain or snow, or near a pool or sprinkler system, or
when your hands are wet, could result in electrocution. Keep
the generator dry.
When the generator is used outdoors, protect it from the
weather such as rainfall, snow, etc. Moisture or ice can cause
a malfunction or short circuit in electrical components which
could result in electrocution.
Do not connect to a buildings electrical system unless an
isolation switch has been installed by a qualified electrician.
CAUTION:
Most appliance motors require more than their rated wattage
for start-up.
Do not exceed the current limit specified for any one socket.
Do not connect the generator to a household circuit. This
could cause damage to the generator and to electrical
appliances in the house.

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6. OTHER SAFETY TIPS

7.

Know how to stop the generator quickly and understand how


to operate all of the controls. Never permit anyone to
operate the generator without proper instruction.
Always wear suitable clothes when operating its generator.
Do not operate under influence of alcohol.
Keep children and pets away from the generator when it is in
operation.
Keep away from rotating parts while the generator is
running.
A spark arrester is provided as an optional part for this
generator (Standard with U.S. spec. generators). It is illegal
in some areas to operate the generator without a spark
arrester. Check local laws and regulations before operating
the generator.
Work according to the rules and regulations of the work
area.
Use the correct tools and equipment.

WHEN CHARGING THE BATTERY

Battery electrolyte contains sulphuric acid. Protect your eyes,


skin and clothing. In case of contact, flush thoroughly with
water and get prompt medical attention, especially if your
eyes are affected.
Batteries generate hydrogen gas, which can be highly
explosive. Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks near a
battery, especially during charging.
Charge the battery in a fully ventilated location.
Be sure to confirm battery polarity, when connecting the
battery.

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CONTENST

1. Specification . 1
2. Part Names 2
3. Handling your generator 3
4. Preparation for starting .. 5
5. How to start your generator 12
6. Operating your generator . 14
7. Load . 15
8. Stopping your generator .. 17
9. Periodic check and maintenance . 19
10. Long-term storage 25
11. Unclear points or problems .. 26
12. Troubleshooting . 27
13. How to connect a cable to the Plug Rubber 20A ... 28
14. Electrical circuit diagram 29

2. Part names
1. Specification

1. Specifications
Model

Item
Type
Frequency

Hz

50

60

220

4.2
4.2
230

5.0
5.0

Voltage (AC)

KVA
Kw
V

Current (AC)

19.1

Rated output

Engine

YDG5001SE
Revolving field type single-phase alternating current generator

Revolution speed

18.3
3000

rpm

Power factor

120/240

41.7/20.8
45.5/22.7
3600

Single phase

Number of poles

Excitation

Self-excitation type

Insulation

Type E

Ball bearing
Type
Model
Continous
Output rated output
Maximum
Power
output

Kw/rpm
(Hp/rpm)
Kw/rpm
(Hp/rpm)

Cylinder bore x stroke

mm (in)

86 x 70 (3.38 x 2.76)

Displacement
Cooling system
Lubrication system
Lube oil capacity
Starting system
Fuel oil

cc (in3)

406 (24.8)
Forced air-cooled system
Forced lubrication
1.65 (1.74)
Electric
Diesel fuel

Fuel oil tank capacity

110/220

1.0

Phase

Generator

110/220
38.2/191

Grease-enclosed
4-cycle single cylinder air cooled diesel engine
L100AE-DEGYS 5
L100AE-DEGYS 6
5.7/3000
6.6/3600
(7.7/3000)
(9.0/3600)
6.5/3000
7.3/3600
(10.0/3600)
(8.8/3000)

l (US qts)
l (US qts)

YDG5001SE: 16 (4.22)

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2. Part names
2. Part Names

2.

Part names

2.1. Part names


Exhaust outlet

Lifting eye

Fuel Filler cap

Control panel

Door cabinet

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2.2. Control panel


Oil alert lamp

AC supply lamp

Voltage meter

Key switch

AC output

Breaker (No-fuse breaker)

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3.1. Low oil warning System/Stop Device
The YDG-SE Generators have the Low Oil Warning System/Stop
Device (Option for YDG-E models). The device works to stop the
engine automatically when the oil pressure falls below the regulatory
level and to prevent engine seizure when lube oil is running short.
The oil temperature will rise too high if the engine is operated with
insufficient lube oil. Too much oil, on the other hand is dangerous
because the oil may combust and cause a sudden and excessive rise
in engine rpm. So, before operating the generator, be sure to check
the oil and supply oil to the specified level.

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3.1. How to open the cabinet door and covers


(1) Opening the cabinet door for daily inspection
Turn the key 900 counterclockwise and pull back the door.

(2) Air cleaner check port cover


Loosen the bolt to open the cover.

Air cleaner
check port cover

3.3. Break-in operation


While your generator is still new, applications of heavy loads

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4. Preparation for starting

may shorten the life of the engine. Follow the break-in procedures
during the first 20 hours.
(1) Avoid overloads
Avoid applying any heavy loads during the break-in period.
(2) Change engine oil regularly
Change the engine oil at first 50 hours or at the end of
first month, and every 3 months or 200 hours thereafter.
Note:
Be sure to drain the oil while the engine is warm. Later, it may be
difficult to drain the oil completely.
Start Up
First time
Approx. one month of 50 hours.

Thereafter
Every 3 months or 200 hours

4. Preparation for starting


4.1. Selection and handling of fuel oil
(1) Selection of fuel oil
Only use the diesel fuel, which is most suitable for the
engine.
(2) Keep dust and water out of the fuel
Filling the fuel tank from drums, sure that no dust or
water are in the fuel.
This may lead to fuel
injection
pump
and
nozzle problems.

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4. Preparation for starting

CAUTION:
Only use the recommended diesel fuel oil. Use of nonrecommended fuel may cause clogging in the fuel oil
strainer, fuel injection pump, and fuel injection nozzle.
This clogging often causes sudden engine stops after
starting.
Fuel should have a cetane value of more than 45 in order to
prevent difficult starting, misfiring, and white exhaust smoke.
Diesel fuel oil substitutes are not recommended; they may
be harmful to the fuel system components.
Fuel should be free of water or dust because these cause
trouble in the fuel injection pump and nozzle.
(3) Do not overfill
Overfilling is dangerous. Do not fill the tank beyond
the top of the red plug inside the fuel tank filter.

Fuel tank
capacity
(l )
Upper level
/Lower level

YDG5001SE

16 / 0.5

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4. Preparation for starting

WARNING:
Refuel in a well-ventilated area with the engine stopped.
Do not smoke or allow flames or sparks in the area where
the engine is refueled or where gasoline is stored.
Do not overfill the tank. Make sure the filler cap is securely
closed after refueling.
Be careful not to spill fuel when refueling. If any fuel is
spilled, make sure the area is dry before starting the engine.
4.2. Handling your engine oil
WARNING:
Always check the lube oil level before starting the engine and
refill if necessary.
The engine may be damaged if operated with insufficient
lube oil.
It is also dangerous to supply too much lube oil to the engine
as a sudden increase in engine rpm may be caused by its
combustion.
CAUTION:
The YDG-SE series is equipped with a Low Oil Warning
System/Stop Device (Option for YDG-E models). This safety
device stops the engine during operation when the oil
pressure falls lower than the limit, or the lube oil level
becomes too low. This prevents accidents such as bearing
seizures, etc.
Use the appropriate lube oil in order to preserve your
generator.
Nothing affects the performance and durability of your
generator more than the lube oil you use. If inferior oil is
used, or if your engine oil is not changed regularly, the risk
of piston seizure, piston ring sticking and accelerated wear of
the cylinder liner, bearing and other moving components
increases significantly.

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4. Preparation for starting

Your generators life may be seriously shortened. Yanmar


recommends CC/CD oil of API engine service classification.
Always use oil with the right viscosity for the ambient
temperature in which your engine is being operated. Use the
chart on this page when choosing your engine oil.
S.A.E

5W

Service
Grade

5W30
10W
10W30
20W
20W40
20
30
40

-30

-20

-10

10

20

30

40

Ambient temperature (OC)

Fill the oil up to the filler port with the engine placed on the level.

Lube Oil
YDG5001SE
capacity
(l )
Upper level 1.65 / 1.05
/Lower level

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4. Preparation for starting

Oil filler cap / Dipstick

Drain Plug

CAUTION:
When checking the oil level, make sure your generator is
sifting on the level. If it is tilted, you may add either too
much or too little oil. If you overfill, your engine will consume
too much oil. If you do not add enough oil, the oil
temperature will rise dangerously high, and the oil will
rapidly degenerate. Engine seizures may also result.
So, be sure to check the oil with the engine on a level
surface and the engine stopped.
To check the oil, simply dip the dipstick into the oil pan. Do
not screw in the dipstick.
The YDG-SE models are equipped with an low oil warning
System/Stop Device, but be sure to check the oil level and to
refill with oil to the specified level before starting the
generator.
4.3 Servicing your air cleaner
(1)

Loosen the of the air element.


Loosen the wing nut, detach the cover cleaner and
remove the element.

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4. Preparation for starting

Air cleaner

Wing nut

Air cleaner inspection


port cover

Element

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4. Preparation for starting

CAUTION:
Do not wash the air cleaner element with detergent, because
the element is oil-soaked type.
Replace the element when its output decreases or a bad
exhaust color is noticed.
Never run the generator without the air cleaner element.
This may cause rapid engine wear.
(2)

Reattach the cover of the air cleaner and tighten the


wing nut.

4.4. Generator check


Turn off the main switch and any other loads (such as the light and
motor switches).
WARNING:
Be sure to turn off the main switch before starting, because
connected tools or appliances may become a hazard.

Turn off
the switch
downward

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5. How to start your generator

WARNING:
The generator should be earthed to prevent electric shocks.

NOTE:

5.

Please observe the panel and use the grounding terminal on


the panel.

How to start your generator

WARNING:
Do not hook up toots or other apparatus to the generator
before it has been started.
5.1. Electric starting
The engine is started in the manner described below.
(1) Starting
1). Open the Fuel Cock

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5. How to start your generator

Direction
to Open

2). Turn the starting key clockwise to START


position

Turn the starting key

3). Remove your hand from the key as soon as the


engine starts
4). If the engine doesnt start after 10 seconds, wait
a while (for about 15 seconds) before attempting
to start again.

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6. Operating your generator

Caution:
If the starting motor is turned for too long, the battery will
go flat. Always leave the starting key turned on, in the ON
position, while the engine is running.
6. Operating your generator
6.1. Operating your generator
Warm up the engine without load for about 3 minutes.
For generators with low Oil Warning System, check that the Oil Alarm
Lamp is not lit.
CAUTION:
Low Oil Warning System Generators
The blinking of the lube oil alarm lamp is activated by low oil
pressure or a lube oil shortage. The engine stops
automatically. The engine will stop immediately if restarted
without a lube oil refill. Check the oil level and refill.

Do not loosen or readjust either the engine speed limiting


bolt or fuel injection limiting bolt. Performance may be
affected.

Engine speed
limiting bolt
Fuel injection
limiting bolt

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7. Load

6.2. Checks during operation


(1) Any abnormal sound or vibration?
(2) Is the engine misfiring or running rough?
(3) What about the color of the exhaust gas? (Is it black or too
white?)
If you notice any of the above, stop the engine and contact your
nearest Yanmar dealer.
WARNING:
If the engine has been running, the muffler will be very hot.
Be careful not touch the muffler.
Never refill the fuel tank while the engine is running.
7. Load
Generally, the capacities shown belom can be assumed
incandescent lights,
Machine using a
electric appliance
commutator motor
Projectors,
Drills,
hot plates
sanders,etc
Within
Within 4200/5000W
YDG5001SE
2000/2400W
[4000]

Load
(50Hz/60Hz)
Type
Single-phase
Generator

Machine using an induction motor


(condenser start type)
Water pumps, compressors, etc.
Load
60 Hz
50 Hz
400W or
7
6
250W

CAUTION:
Do not start 2 or more machines simultaneously. Start them
one by one.
Do not use floodlights together with other machines.
7.1. AC application
(1) Start the engine and make sure the pilot lamp comes on. If it
does not, the filament may be burnt out.
(2) Plug in the appliance.
CAUTION:
Be sure that all appliances are in good working order before

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7. Load

connecting them to the generator. If an appliance begins to


operate abnormally, becomes sluggish, or stops suddenly,
turn off the generator main switch immediately. Then disconnect the appliance and examine it for signs of
malfunction.
NOTE:

If overloading of the circuit trips the AC circuit protector,


reduce ti-re electrical load on the circuit, and Wait a few
minutes before resuming operation.

7.2. DC application
The DC receptacle may be used for charging 12 volt automotive-type
batteries only. (Other loads may not be used.)
Applicable battery:
9 When AC output receptacle is used: 18 - 35 AH (20 hrs.
rating)
9 When AC output receptacle is not used: 18-60 AH (20
hrs. rating)
(1) When using automotive-type batteries with battery cables, be
sure to disconnect the minus (-) battery cable from the battery
before charging.
(2) Start the engine
(3) Connect the charging cable to the battery terminals and the DC
terminals of the generator.
CAUTION:
Connect the positive battery terminal to the positive
generator terminal. Do not reverse the charging cables, or
serious damage to the generator and/or battery may occur.
Do not allow the free ends of the cable to touch each other.
If this occurs, it will short circuit the battery.

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8. Stopping your generator

When a large capacity battery is charged, excessive current


flows (the value varies depending on the discharging
condition), and the fuse for the direct current will burnout.

When charging a battery, the total load of the AC and DC


output should not exceed the continuous rated output.

WARNING:
Batteries produce explosive gases. Keep sparks, flames, and
cigarettes well away. To prevent the possibility of creating a
spark near the battery, always connect the charging cables
to the battery first and only then to the generator. When
disconnecting, you should disconnect the cables at the
generator first.

Charge the battery in a well-ventilated place.

Before charging, remove the cap from each cell of the


battery.

Discontinue charging if the electrolyte temperature exceeds


45C (117F).

CAUTION:
Do not attempt to start an automobile engine while the
generator is still connected to the battery. The generator
may be damaged.
CAUTION:
Do not use DC 12 volts and AC at the same time.
8. Stopping your generator
(1) Turn off the main switch of the generator.
(2) Low Oil Warning System Generator:
With the engine speed lever at RUN position, operate the
engine without load for about 3 minutes. Generators w/o Low

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8. Stopping your generator

Oil warning System:


With the engine speed lever at SLOW position, operate the
engine without load for about 3 minutes.
CAUTION:
Do not stop the engine suddenly because this may cause the
temperature to rise abnormally.
(3) When the key switch is turned to OFF, the generator stop.
WARNING:
If the engine keeps on running even after the speed lever is
placed at the STOP position, either turn the fuel oil cock to
CLOSE position (SE type only) or loosen the nut of high
pressure fuel pipe on the pump side to stop the engine.
In such case, contact your nearest Yanmar to locate the
cause and have them e the generator.
Loosen
the nut

CAUTION:
Do not stop the engine suddenly because this may cause the
temperature to rise abnormally.
Do not stop the engine with the decompression lever.
(4) Set the fuel cock lever to the S (closed) position. (SE type only)

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance

Close
position

(5) Slowly pull out the recoil handle until pressure is felt (that is, to
the point in the compression stroke where the intake and
exhaust valves are closed), and leave the handle in this position.
This prevents rust from forming while the engine is not in use.
9. Periodic checks and maintenance
Periodic checks and maintenance are very important for keeping the
generator in good condition and maintenance durability. The chart
below indicates which checks to make and when to make them. The
mark ( ) indicates that special tools and skills are required. Consult
your Yanmar dealer.
WARNING:
Shut off the engine before performing any maintenance. If
the engine must be run, make sure the area is well
ventilated. The exhaust contains poisonous carbon monoxide
gas.

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance

Maintenance schedule
Part

Item
Check the fuel level
and refill if necessary

Daily check

Every year
or every
1000hrs

Before
Operation
Once
a month

Drain the fuel tank


Fuel Oil System

Every month
Every 3
Every 6
or every
month or
month or
50hrs
every 200hrs every 400hrs

Clean the fuel tank


Replace the fuel filter
element
Check for fuel oil
leakage
Check the injection
Fuel injection
Bozzle
condition

After
Operation

Check the fuel injection timing

Lube. Oil System

Check the fuel injection pump

Air
induction
System
Electric
System
Engine
Body
Generator

Check the lube. Oil level in the oil


pan and refill if necessary

Before
Operation

Replace the lube. Oil

1st time

Clean lube. Oil filter


Check for lube. Oil leakage

1st time

2nd time
& thereafter
2nd time
& thereafter

After
Operation

Check the air cleaner element


Replace the air cleaner element
Check the battery liquid level
and refill if necessary
Adjusting the intake and exhaust
valve clearance
Check commutator brush
and slip ring

Before
Operation

NOTE: Item marked ( ) should be serviced by an authorized


Yanmar dealer, unless the owner proficient mechanical ability and
the proper tools.
CAUTION:
After the engine has been used, clear it immediately with a
cloth to prevent corrosion and to remove sediment.
Use only genuine Yanmar parts. The use of replacement
parts, which are not of equivalent quality, may damage the
engine.

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance

9.1. How to change your engine oil


Remove the oil filler cap. Remove the tam plug and drain the old oil
while tie engine is still warm. The plug is located on the bottom of
the cylinder Sock. Tighten the drain plug and refill with the
recommended oil, (See the section under Preparations for starting.)

Oil filler cap / Dipstick

Drain Plug

9.2. Cleaning the oil filter


Loosen the fixing bolt and then pull out the oil filter.

Cleaning Every 6 months or


time
400 hours
Replace if necessary

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance

Oil filter

9.3. Changing the air cleaner element


Do not wash the air cleaner element with detergent because this is a
oil-soaked type element.
Change

Every 6 months or
400 hours
(or earlier if dirty)

Element

See the section for changing the air cleaner element under
Preparations for starting.

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance

CAUTION:
Never run the engine without the element or with a defective
element.
Note:
A clogged element hinders the flow of air to the combustion
chamber. This reduces engine output, increases lube oil and
fuel oil consumption and makes starting difficult.
Make sure you replace your element regularly.
9.4. Cleaning and replacing the fuel filter
The fuel filter also has to be cleaned regularly to insure maximum
engine output.
Clean
Replace

Every 3 months or
200 hours
Every 6 months or
400 hours

Fuel tank

Release the fuel intake


Hoses to drain the fuel tank

(1) Drain the fuel oil from the fuel tank by releasing the fuel intake
hoses.

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance

(2) Loosen the small screws of the fuel cock and pull out the filter
from the F.O. tank. Wash the filter thoroughly with diesel fuel.
9.5. Checking the injection nozzle. Injection pump, etc.
Adjusting the valve head clearance for the intake and
exhaust valves.
This requires special tools and skills, so contact your Yanmar
dealer.
WARNING:
Do not perform the injection nozzle test near an open fire or
any other kind of fire, The fuel spray may ignite. Do not bare
skin to the fuel spray. The fuel may penetrate the skin and
cause injury to the body. Always keep your body away from
the nozzle.
9.6. Charging the battery
WARNING:
Before charging, remove the cap from each cell of the
battery.
Charge the battery in a place where there is plenty of
ventilation.
Discontinue charging if the electrolyte temperature exceeds
45C (117 F).
CAUTION:
Do not charge the battery with the battery cable still
connected. The high voltage will damage the diodes.
Connect the (+) lead of the charger to the (+) terminal of
the battery, and the () lead to the () terminal. Reversed
polarity will damage the charger rectifier or the battery.
After charging is completed, connect the battery cables
correctly to the battery. Reversed polarity wiring will damage
the diodes.

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10. Long term storage

Quick-charging should only be done in an emergency; slow


charging is recommended.

9.7. Check of commutator brush and slip ring


Contact your nearest Yanmar dealer.
10. Long-term storage
If storing your engine for long periods, make the following
preparations.
(1) Operate the engine for about 3 minutes and then stop.
(2) Stop the engine. Drain the engine lube oil while the engine is still
warm and fill with new oil.

Oil filler cap / Dipstick

Drain Plug

(3) Electric starting:


Turn the engine for 2 ~ 3 seconds with the decomp. lever set at
the non-compression position, and the starter key at the
START position. (Do not start the engine.)
(4) Wipe the oil and dirt from the engine and store in a dry place.

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11. Unclear points or problems

11. Unclear points or problems


If may instructions are unclear or if problems occur during the
operation of your operator, complete the following form contact your
Yanmar dealer.
(Make a note of your dealers name and telephone number on the
inside cover of this manual.)
(1) Diesel engine model and serial number, type and number of
generator being used.
Engine model

Engine serial number

Generator type

Generator number

(2) Condition
At what stage of operation

At what rpm

: .

(3) Period of use


Approximately hours
(4) Other details of conditions at the time the problem occurred.

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12. TroubleShooting

12. Troubleshooting
12.1. When the engine will not start:
(1)

Is there enough fuel?

(2)

Is the fuel cock at the OPEN position?

(3)

Is diesel fuel reaching the fuel injection pump or nozzle?

(4)

Is the speed control lever in the RUN position?

(5)

Is the lube oil level correct?

(6)

Is the fuel injection nozzle working properly?

(7)

Is the recoil starter pulled sufficiently quickly and firmly?

(8)

Is the spark arrester clogged by carbon?

(9)

Is the battery discharging?

WARNING:
Keep away from the injection nozzle
when performing the injection spray test.
Note:
Always pull the recoil starter quickly and firmly.
(See the section, How to start your generator.)
12.2. When no electricity is generated:
(1)

Is the main switch turned on?

(2)

Are the generator brushes worn?

(3)
Are the plugs correctly connected?
If electricity is still not generated, take the generator to a Yanmar
dealer.

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance


13. How to connect a cable to a plug rubber 20A
How to connect a cable to the Plug rubber 20A ?
1. Release the rubber insulation from the plug.
2. Release the shield cover from the plug.
3. Connect the cable ( 3 x 2,5 mm) to the plugs pole which
locate at the front side of the plug, with order :
W pole for grounding
Y pole for neutral
X pole for Phase

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

(E)

(F)

(G)

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9. Periodic checks and maintenance


14. Electrical circuit diagram

14. Electrical circuit diagram

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Date of purchase
Place of purchase (name of dealer)