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WGen Generator Quick Start Guide

TOOLS YOU WILL NEED

TOOLS YOU WILL NEED

BEFORE STARTING

  1. Install Feet to Frame 
    a. Tip the generator onto its side. The engine should be on the bottom.
    Install Feet to Frame 1
    b. Install the mounting feet to the frame using M8 flange bolts and nuts.
    Install Feet to Frame 2
  2. Install Wheels
    a. Install the axle pin, wheel and washer through theaxle bracket on the frame.
    b. Install the hairpin cotter through the axle pin to lock it in place.
  3. Add Engine Oil
    a. Remove oil fill plug/dipstick.
    b. Using the supplied 4-cycle engine oil and funnel, slowly add engine oil to the engine until full.
    Remove oil fill plug 3
    Remove oil fill plug 4
    c. Replace oil fill plug/dipstick.
  4.  Add Unleaded Gasoline to Gas Tank
    a. Unscrew gas cap on top of tank and insert a clean funnel into the tank.
    b. Slowly add gasoline into the fuel tank. The gasoline level should NOT be higher than the filler neck.
    c. Secure gas cap.

ELECTRIC STARTING

1. Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets.
Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets
2. Verify the battery is installed and both battery cables are attached to their corresponding polarity.
Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 3
a. Positive (+) Battery Cable (Red)
b. Negative (-) Battery Cable (Black)
3. Make sure the circuit breakers are properly set to operating.
Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 4
4. Move the fuel shutoff valve to the ON position.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 5
5. Move the choke lever to the ON position.
6. Push and hold the engine control switch in the START position. Once engine starts, release.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 6
Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 7
7. As the engine starts and stabilizes, gradually move the choke lever back to the OFF position.
8. Plug-in electronic devices.

MANUAL STARTING

1. Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 1
2. Make sure the circuit breakers are properly set to operating.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets 2
3. Move the fuel shut off valve to the ON position.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets4
4. Move the choke lever to the ON position.
5. Push the engine control switch into the RUN position.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets5
6. Firmly grasp and pull the recoil handle slowly until you feel increased resistance. At this point, apply a rapid pull while pulling up and slightly away from the generator.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets6
7. As the engine starts and stabilizes, gradually move the choke lever back to the OFF position.
8. Plug-in electronic devices.

Make sure nothing is plugged into power outlets7

WGen MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS

WGen MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE

Following the maintenance schedule is important to keep the generator in good operating condition. The following is a summary of maintenance items by periodic maintenance intervals.
Refer to the Maintenance section in the Owners Manual to find out how to properly perform maintenance.

TABLE 1: MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE – OWNER PERFORMED

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE - OWNER PERFORMED

*Service more frequently if operating in dry and dusty conditions.

TABLE 2: MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE – AUTHORIZED WESTINGHOUSE SERVICE DEALER PERFORMED

MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE - AUTHORIZED WESTINGHOUSE SERVICE DEALER PERFORMED

SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT

SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT

BATTERY REPLACEMENT

BATTERY REPLACEMENT

ENGINE OIL

ENGINE OILd

Only use 4-stroke/cycle engine oil. NEVER USE 2-STROKE/CYCLE OIL.
Synthetic oil is an acceptable substitute for conventional oil.

Westinghouse WGen Generator User Manual – Optimized PDF
Westinghouse WGen Generator User Manual – Original PDF

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