Generator Set Maintenance Lists

15 Mar 2024
Generator Set Maintenance Lists
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Generator Set Maintenance Checklists

Megah Equipment Sdn Bhd provide rental of generator set in Shah Alam, Selangor with more than 15 years of experience. To ensure generator set is well functioning, generator set regular maintenance is critical to provide power or electricity during power outage.

There are a few basic maintenance tasks that should be performed when starting up of generator set. However, some of the generator set maintenance tasks which involved tests and complicated procedures is best to leave to the professional’s maintenance team.

Generator Set Daily Maintenance Checks

For customer renting of generator set, there are a few maintenances tasks customer can perform by having a quick visual inspection of the generator set.
If generator set use daily or run frequently, we can take note for below sign:
  • Oil leaks from generator set
  • Alarm or warning lights shown on the panel of generator set
  • Pest intrusion in the generator set
Oil leaking from generator set can be easily seen on the ground or inside the generator set. When power up the generator set, pay attention to the warning light or alarm on the panel and immediately seek advise from generator set service provide. As to avoid pest intrusion, please keep the area of generator set clean and washing of generator set when is necessary.

If generator set is for standby and will only start up a few weeks a time, here are a few things that need to be checked:
  • Check generator set fuel levels
  • Check whether there is sign of leak from generator set
  • Overall appearance of the generator set
It is at best to start up generator set and check its functionality. When starting up listen to engine sound and smoke blown out from exhaust should not be white or excessively. Other than checking the generator set exhaust system, manifold, muffler and exhaust pipe need to inspect to check sign of leak or issue of overheating.

Megah follow strict schedule on servicing of generator set, every 350 hours we will perform service for our generator set by changing fuel filter, oil filter, changing of oil and also air filter if is dusty. Checking of belting tension, battery and coolant level is necessary to ensure the generator set functionality. If the environment of the generator set is dusty, washing and cleaning of generator set can be done, cleaning battery cables and terminal is necessary to remove dirt and corrosion.

If generator set has been left unutilised for more than a year, it is suggested to recruit professional service team to inspect the generator set.
  • To check and change oil and oil filter for the generator set
  • To inspect wiring and electrical system of the generator set
  • To inspect the air intake system for the generator set
  • To perform function test and load bank testing for the generator set
  • Clean the generator set
While performing schedule maintenance, it helps to extend the service life for the generator set. If you required further information on maintenance and servicing of generator set, please do not hesitate to contact us at 016-755 3178 / 016-327 8519.

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