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I am running a model# EPS-15 and the system set LED is

Customer Question

I am running a model# ***** and the system set LED is flashing green. should i be concerned?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: The generator has been running for a couple of hours and i think it was over loaded because the rpm went down. i turned it off and then back to auto and it restarted and is running good.
JA: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Generac EPS-15
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: The power is out so i dont want down time right now
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 4 months ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am going to assist you with this.

What is the serial number of the genset?

Has anything been done to it recently?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
S/N(###) ###-####Model(###) ###-####No maintenance for 2 years
Expert:  Hank F. replied 4 months ago.

On this unit, if the System Set light is flashing, it means that the exercise timer is not set.

It will not hurt to run this unit like this, but it will not auto exercise weekly.

If this unit has not had any service done in 2 years, it is way past due. You need to get it serviced.

Expert:  Hank F. replied 4 months ago.

Was this what you wanted to know?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The generator needed a new air filter. Running good now.
Expert:  Hank F. replied 4 months ago.

Good deal.

But if it has been 2 years since any service has been done, you also need to change the oil and spark plugs.

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