Generator Services

Generator Services

Every generator maintenance contract comes with 15 Minutes to 1 hour response as standard as well as a Major and Minor annual service visit. The following procedures and checklists to be carried out during a minor service include:


  •  Take oil sample and report findings – optional
  •  Check engine oil for leaks
  •  Check hydraulic governor oil level, if fitted
  •  Check operation of lubricating oil heater, if fitted
  •  Record oil pressure – P.S.I  R.P.M.


  • Drain sediment from fuel tank
  • Check fuel tank breather
  • Check fuel system and unions for leaks
  • Check operation of engine governor and stop controls
  • Check fuel level, inform Owner/Manager if low


  • Check coolant level and antifreeze content and top up if necessary
  • Check for coolant leaks
  • Check condition of hoses and clips
  • Check condition of fan belts and adjust or renew, if required
  • Check and lubricate fan hubs and idlers
  • Check condition of radiator
  • Check operation of block and radiator heaters
  • Check operation of ventilation automatic louvers, if fitted
  •  Record engine cooling system temperatures


  • Change air filter element
  • Clean and check air cleaner and piping for damage
  • Check turbocharger operation and condition
  • Check inlet manifold and gaskets
  • Check and tighten turbocharger outlet hose clips


  • Tighten Manifold nuts and cap screws
  • Tighten turbocharger mounting nuts
  • Check for leaks and signs of blowing
  • Check condition of silencer and piping
  • Drain moisture trap in exhaust pipe 


  • Check battery electrolyte level and specific gravity, top up if necessary
  • Check condition of charging system
  • Record charging rate – amps
  • Check operation of charging system 


  • Check warning lights for operations, replace if necessary
  • Check operation of gauges and instruments
  • Check operation of switches


  • Check engine mounting bolts
  • Check engine anti-vibration mountings
  • Check operation of engine governor
  • Check engine vibration dampers
  • Lubricate all engine linkages
  • Keep generator plant room in a clean and tidy condition.
Generator Maintenance
Kohler Generators
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