Eventually we found that the unit has an internal ground connection that had to be disabled as it is incompatible with my grounded furnace. However, quality control was clearly lacking on mine. Which means no worries about damaging valuable tools or electronics. Please note: not all applications can be powered simultaneously. The very day I got the generator set up we had a city wide power failure in Cypress.
The generator is sold separately. The proper way for any location that has a bolt and a nut is to have a washer at the bolt head and a washer at the nut regardless if the surface is flat or not. There may be some residual fluids left over, but gas and oil still need to be added during setup. After winter, put gas in it, and oil. The tank should be filled no higher than the red fuel level mark inside the tank screen. Impressively quiet - only 62 dB A Say goodbye to noisy jobsites.
If you have other balances or late payments on your account, the number of monthly payments advertised may not pay off the balance. I gave it 3 stars on the features since there are no readouts on this generator for load, fuel and oil level. I have notified the manufacturer about this issue but have heard nothing back from them. This little jem is small enough to move wherever without too much struggle and is nice and quiet. However the wheels should be bigger to al. Which means no worries about damaging valuable appliances or electronics. It became necessary to move the generator up to my deck from my carport.
No need for battery, battery maintenance charger, or electric starter when using this model. The one missing feature that would make this generator perfect, is a fuel gauge. Rugged full frame protection A full frame protects the generator, while offering a convenient hand holds and tie down locations for transport. This accessory item includes a clip for a boom trimmer. Pull out the choke rod, located on the upper left of the control panel, to the closed position. Construction quality, ease of starting, relative quietness are all top notch.
Plan ahead by getting extension cables to deliver power where you need it while leaving the generator outside. As a home backup, this is to hunker down for 3-5 days till they get the power back up. In that respect it works as advertised. Paid more for it than I would have for another brand but it was a trade off for expected quality. The oil fill is even worse.
Followed directions and it started on first pull. Knowing my basic emergency home electrical requirements, I decided on this generator and now I feel confident I made the right decision. Power finally came back on. If you just bought one of these models, there are a few things you should know before you start using it. I had an electrician test it out - even installing a ground rod. Output 120v 2800w max 23.
A bit concerned with oil smoke during startup; using synthetic 5W-30. A little pricey for some but definetly worth the price. Which means no worries about damaging valuable tools or electronics. Thank you for choosing a Honda! Rated 4 out of 5 by riv from There needs to be more flat washers provided, you are fastening round tubes with only enough wash. The flexible exhaust pipe will reroute the exhaust in a safe manner. Easy starting, powerful Honda engine Easy-starting, fuel efficient, and powerful, Honda engines are legendary for providing years of reliable service. We will set it up and service it for you, and we will show you how to operate it safely before you leave.
Called the local honda power equipment dealer and headed over to pick up the only 2800i they had in stock. Page 14 of my owner's manual says that, when draining the fuel tank, I have to replace the sediment cup o-ring. Pulled v-e-r-y slowly on the rope just to get a feel for the resistance so as not to yank too hard. Got a new Honda Generator for Christmas. I have a little logbook to keep track of usage. The generator has a peak of 2800 watts at 20. Run up the generator for up to 12.
This is why I love Honda cars and appliances i. If there are options that you do not want, just uncheck the box next to it. Also our area is known historically for power loss early on, and usually one of the last areas to be restored. For more help, see our. Check any option you want, and it will automatically update your total below.