Scheduled Maintenance 

Based upon what service the customer requires, Generator solutions of SWFL provides a variety of scheduled maintenance packages to fit your needs. Our basic plan covers two services spread out over one year, which includes labor and materials for each visit. Signing up for one of our maintenance plans also puts you on our customer list in the case of any major storm. 

 

A properly maintained generator can provide up to 20 years of service under emergency conditions.  Please note: Generators are not intended to provide power to your home or business 24/7.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Where can I purchase parts? 
Parts numbers are located in your owner's manual and can be obtained through any Authorized Guardian Dealer. 

How much oil does the engine crankcase hold?
Air-cooled: 7 kW, 12 kW and 15 kW – 1.7 qt.

Liquid-cooled: 15 kW, 20 kW and 25 kW – 4.0 qt. Liquid-cooled: 45 kW – 4.5 qt.


What type of oil is recommended? 
The recommended oil for the 7 kW, 12 kW and 15 kW air-cooled units is 10W-30 temperatures above 20° F. Use 5W-20 or 5W-30 for temperatures below 20° F.

 

After the first oil change, all-season 5W-30 synthetic oil may be used. API Service Class SG, SH or SJ should be used in all cases.

 

The recommended oil for the liquid-cooled units is 15W-40. All oil should be SAE rated high detergent oil that meets API Service Class SF requirements for gasoline engines.


Propane tanks are usually rated by pounds. Is there a conversion that can be applied to the fuel consumption numbers? 
Yes. For general conversion, propane weighs 4.24 pounds per gallon. 1 lb. = 8.58 cu. ft.. 1 gallon = 36.39 cu. ft..

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