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RYOBI RYI2000GRA Owner Manual
RYi2000GRA QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
WARNING:
This Quick Reference Guide is not a substitute for reading the operator’s manual. To reduce the risk of injury or death, user must read and understand operator’s manual before using this product. All page references refer to
the operator’s manual.
FIRST TIME STARTING THE UNIT (CONTINUED)
IMPORTANT!
WARNING:
Do not connect to a building’s electrical
system unless the generator and transfer
switch have been properly installed and
the electrical output has been verified by
a qualified electrician. The connection
must isolate the generator power from
utility power and must comply with all
applicable laws and electrical codes.
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Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN MINUTES.
Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide. This is a
poison you cannot see or smell.
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Pull the starter grip until the engine runs (see page 14).
USING THE GENERATOR
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Connect devices to be powered by generator by following the steps below (see pages 8-9).
• Make sure the generator can supply enough continuous (running) and surge (starting) watts for the items you
will power at the same time. See page 8 for how to calculate total amount of power needed.
• Start the generator with nothing connected.
• Plug in and turn on the first load, preferably the largest load you have.
• Permit the generator output to stabilize (engine runs smoothly and attached device operates properly).
• Plug in and turn on the next load.
NEVER use inside a home
or garage, EVEN IF doors
and windows are open.
• Again, permit the generator to stabilize.
Only use OUTSIDE and
far away from windows,
doors, and vents.
• Repeat previous two steps for each additional load.
IMPORTANT: Never add more loads than the generator capacity. Take special care to consider surge loads in
generator capacity. (See pages 8-9.)
FIRST TIME STARTING THE UNIT
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STORING THE UNIT
Add entire bottle of lubricant provided to the generator (see page 12).
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When preparing to store the generator, allow the unit to cool for 30 minutes, then follow the guidelines listed on
page 17. Always store the generator standing on its feet. Never store the unit on its side or in a vertical position.
TROUBLESHOOTING
Allow engine to run for 15-30 seconds, then move Easy Start dial to RUN/
RE-START (middle) position (see page 14).
PROBLEM
Engine will not start.
15-30 S
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
Easy Start dial is in OFF/STORAGE or
RUN/RE-START position.
Move Easy Start dial to COLD START
position.
No fuel.
Fill fuel tank.
Stale gasoline or water in gasoline.
Drain entire system and refill with fresh
fuel.
Lubricant level is low.
Engine is equipped with Low Oil Shutoff.
If engine lubricant level is low, it must be
filled before unit will start. Check engine
lubricant level and fill, if n­ ecessary.
15-30 S
Spark plug faulty, fouled, or improperly Replace spark plug.
gapped.
Set unit on flat surface so engine is level.
Remove dipstick, wipe clean, put back in hole
(but don’t screw in) and check lubricant level.
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Engine stored without treating or draining Drain fuel and carburetor. Refuel with
gasoline, or refueled with bad gasoline. fresh gasoline.
Engine hard to start.
Place Easy Start dial to the COLD START (top) position and the auto idle switch in the off position (see page 13).
Dirty fuel filter.
Water in gasoline.
Contact a qualified service center.
Drain entire system and refill with fresh
fuel.
Weak spark at spark plug.
STOPPING THE UNIT
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Place Easy Start dial to the OFF/STORAGE (bottom) position (see page 14).
Engine lacks power.
AC receptacle does not work.
Replace spark plug or contact a
qualified service center.
Engine stored without treating or draining Drain fuel and carburetor. Refuel with
gasoline, or refueled with bad gasoline. fresh gasoline. If problem continues,
contact a qualified service center.
Dirty air filter.
Item plugged in is defective.
Clean or ­replace as needed.
Try a different item.
Generator is overloaded.
Remove loads and press the reset button.
If problem persists after trying the above solutions, contact customer service or a qualified service center for assistance.
NOTICE:
AUTO IDLE
SWITCH OFF
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As the equipment owner, you are responsible for the performance of the required maintenance listed in the Maintenance
section. It is recommended that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your equipment. Neglecting or failing to
perform the required maintenance may increase emissions, decrease fuel efficiency, degrade performance, cause irreversible
engine damage and/or void your warranty.
Add fuel (see page 13).
NOTICE:
Do not use E15 or E85 fuel in this product. It is a
violation of federal law and will damage the unit
and void your warranty. Only use unleaded gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol.
Make the most of your purchase! Go to
www.ryobitools.com and register your new tool online.
For questions about operating or maintaining
your product, please call 1-800-860-4050.
This is a 4-cycle engine. Do not mix fuel and
lubricant ­together.
Mix fuel stabilizer with gasoline according to
manufacturer’s directions prior to filling the
tank.
995000661
9-11-18 (REV:01)
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