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I just purchased a Predator 8750 generator and I want to

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I just purchased a Predator 8750 generator and I want to start it,, but I can't tell if it is filled with oil that is very clear or does not have oil in it at all. Do you know if the generator is shipped with oilt?
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: Yes everything is ready but I dont want to crank it is it doesn't have oil in it
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes.... I purchased the 3500 Predator a while back... I just want to know is it shipped with oil and if if is I don don't want to over fill it
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No... just can't really tell if it has any oil it and I would like to know how much oil it holds if I do an oil change
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Donald replied 5 months ago.

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Expert:  Donald replied 5 months ago.

Just to be sure, dip a piece of paper towel into your oil fill port, to see if the paper towel absorb any oil.

Expert:  Donald replied 5 months ago.

If you decided to change your oil, you will refill with 1.16 quart. Please take a look at the information below.

Expert:  Donald replied 5 months ago.

It shows the recommended oil to use.

Expert:  Donald replied 5 months ago.

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