Operator’s Manual
Inverter Generator
GPi 3200 / GPSi 3200
GPi 4300 / GPSi 4300
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Copyright notice
© Copyright 2012 by Wacker Neuson Production Americas LLC
All rights, including copying and distribution rights, are reserved.
This publication may be photocopied by the original purchaser of the
machine. Any other type of reproduction is prohibited without express
written permission from Wacker Neuson Production Americas LLC.
Any type of reproduction or distribution not authorized by Wacker
Neuson Production Americas LLC represents an infringement of valid
copyrights. Violators will be prosecuted.
Trademarks
All trademarks referenced in this manual are the property of their
respective owners.
Manufacturer
Wacker Neuson Production Americas LLC
N92W15000 Anthony Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 U.S.A.
Tel: (262) 255-0500 · Fax: (262) 255-0550 · Tel: (800) 770-0957
www.wackerneuson.com
Original instructions
This Operator’s Manual presents the original instructions. The original
language of this Operator’s Manual is American English.
Foreword
Foreword
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS—This manual contains important instructions for
the machine models listed below. These instructions must be followed during
installation and maintenance of the generator (and battery, if equipped).
Machines
covered in
this manual
Machine
documentation
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Expectations
for
information in
this manual
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Machine
Item Number
GPi 3200
GPSi 3200
GPi 4300
GPSi 4300
0620781, 0620960
0620936, 0620961
0620784, 0620962
0620937, 0620963
From this point forward in this documentation, Wacker Neuson Production
Americas LLC will be referred to as Wacker Neuson.
Keep a copy of the Operator’s Manual with the machine at all times.
Use the separate Parts Book supplied with the machine to order replacement
parts.
If you are missing either of these documents, please contact Wacker Neuson to
order a replacement or visit www.wackerneuson.com.
When ordering parts or requesting service information, be prepared to provide
the machine model number, item number, revision number, and serial number.
This manual provides information and procedures to safely operate and maintain the above Wacker Neuson model(s). For your own safety and to reduce the
risk of injury, carefully read, understand, and observe all instructions described
in this manual.
Wacker Neuson expressly reserves the right to make technical modifications,
even without notice, which improve the performance or safety standards of its
machines.
The information contained in this manual is based on machines manufactured
up until the time of publication. Wacker Neuson reserves the right to change
any portion of this information without notice.
CALIFORNIA
Proposition
65 Warning
Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components, contain
or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth
defects or other reproductive harm.
Laws
pertaining to
spark
arresters
NOTICE: State Health Safety Codes and Public Resources Codes specify that in
certain locations spark arresters be used on internal combustion engines that use
hydrocarbon fuels. A spark arrester is a device designed to prevent accidental discharge of sparks or flames from the engine exhaust. Spark arresters are qualified
and rated by the United States Forest Service for this purpose. In order to comply
with local laws regarding spark arresters, consult the engine distributor or the local
Health and Safety Administrator.
Manufacturer’s This manual contains references to approved parts, attachments, and modificaapproval
tions. The following definitions apply:
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Foreword
Approved parts or attachments are those either manufactured or provided by
Wacker Neuson.
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Approved modifications are those performed by an authorized Wacker Neuson service center according to written instructions published by Wacker Neuson.
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Unapproved parts, attachments, and modifications are those that do not
meet the approved criteria.
Unapproved parts, attachments, or modifications may have the following consequences:
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Serious injury hazards to the operator and persons in the work area
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Permanent damage to the machine which will not be covered under warranty
Contact your Wacker Neuson dealer immediately if you have questions about
approved or unapproved parts, attachments, or modifications.
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Foreword
3
Safety Information
7
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
2
Signal Words Found in this Manual ...................................................... 7
Machine Description and Intended Use ............................................... 8
Safety Guidelines for Operating the Machine ....................................... 9
Operator Safety While Using Internal Combustion Engines ............... 11
Guidelines for Service Safety ............................................................. 12
Labels
2.1
2.2
3
Table of Contents
13
Label Locations .................................................................................. 13
Label Meanings .................................................................................. 14
Operation
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
3.7
3.8
3.9
3.10
3.11
3.12
3.13
3.14
3.15
3.16
3.17
3.18
3.19
3.20
17
Overview ............................................................................................ 17
Preparing the Machine for First Use ................................................... 17
Features and Components ................................................................. 18
Lifting and Transporting ...................................................................... 20
Wheel Brakes (if equipped) ................................................................ 20
Installation .......................................................................................... 21
Connecting and Maintaining the Battery ............................................ 22
Use of Extension Cords ...................................................................... 23
Power Requirements .......................................................................... 24
Control Panel ...................................................................................... 25
Customer Connections ....................................................................... 28
Grounding the Generator ................................................................... 30
Fueling the Machine ........................................................................... 31
Before Starting ................................................................................... 32
Starting the Generator (S Models) ..................................................... 33
Starting the Generator (Manual Start Models) ................................... 34
Using AC Power ................................................................................. 35
Using DC Power ................................................................................. 37
Stopping the Generator ...................................................................... 38
Emergency Shutdown Procedure ....................................................... 39
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Maintenance
4.1
4.2
4.3
4.4
4.5
4.6
4.7
4.8
4.9
40
Periodic Maintenance Schedule ..........................................................40
Detaching the Side Panels (S Models) ................................................41
Checking the Engine Oil ......................................................................42
Cleaning the Air Cleaner .....................................................................43
Cleaning and Checking the Spark Plug ...............................................44
Changing the Engine Oil .....................................................................45
Cleaning the Spark Arrester ................................................................46
Cleaning the Fuel Strainer ...................................................................48
Storing the Generator ..........................................................................49
5
Basic Troubleshooting
51
6
Technical Data
52
6.1
6.2
7
Schematics
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5
7.6
7.7
7.8
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Engine .................................................................................................52
Generator Data ....................................................................................53
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Electrical Schematic (S Models, non-CSA) .........................................54
Electrical Schematic Components (S Models, non-CSA) ....................55
Electrical Schematic (CSA) .................................................................56
Electrical Schematic Components (CSA) ............................................57
Electrical Schematic (Manual Start Models, non-CSA) .......................58
Electrical Schematic Components (Manual Start Models, non-CSA) ..59
Electrical Schematic (Manual Start Models, CSA) ..............................60
Electrical Schematic Components (Manual Start Models, CSA) .........61
Emission Control Systems Information and Warranty
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1.1
Safety Information
Safety Information
Signal Words Found in this Manual
This manual contains DANGER, WARNING, CAUTION, NOTICE, and NOTE
signal words which must be followed to reduce the possibility of personal injury,
damage to the equipment, or improper service.
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal hazards.
f Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol.
DANGER
DANGER indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death
or serious injury.
f To avoid death or serious injury from this type of hazard, obey all safety messages that
follow this signal word.
WARNING
WARNING indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in
death or serious injury.
f To avoid possible death or serious injury from this type of hazard, obey all safety messages that follow this signal word.
CAUTION!
CAUTION indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in
minor or moderate injury.
f To avoid possible minor or moderate injury from this type of hazard, obey all safety messages that follow this signal word.
NOTICE: Used without the safety alert symbol, NOTICE indicates a situation
which, if not avoided, could result in property damage.
Note: A Note contains additional information important to a procedure.
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Machine Description and Intended Use
This machine is a portable electric power source. The Wacker Neuson Inverter
Generator consists of a gasoline engine, a fuel tank, and an electric alternator and
inverter. Controls and receptacles are provided on a control panel mounted on the
side of the machine. As the engine runs, the generator converts mechanical energy
into AC power and DC power. The operator connects loads to the AC power
receptacles or DC terminals.
This machine is intended for the purpose of supplying electrical power to
connected loads. Refer to the product specifications for the output voltage and
frequency of this generator, and for the maximum output power limit of this
generator.
This machine has been designed and built strictly for the intended use described
above. Using the machine for any other purpose could permanently damage the
machine or seriously injure the operator or other persons in the area. Machine
damage caused by misuse is not covered under warranty.
The following practices are some examples of misuse:
„ Connecting a load that has voltage and frequency requirements that are
incompatible with the generator output
„ Overloading the generator with a load that draws excessive power during either
continuous running or start-up
„ Operating the generator in a manner that is inconsistent with all federal, state and
local codes and regulations.
„ Using the machine as a ladder, support, or work surface
„ Using the machine to carry or transport passengers or equipment
„ Operating the machine outside of factory specifications
„ Operating the machine in a manner inconsistent with all warnings found on the
machine and in the Operator’s Manual
This machine has been designed and built in accordance with the latest global
safety standards. It has been carefully engineered to eliminate hazards as far as
practicable and to increase operator safety through protective guards and labeling.
However, some risks may remain even after protective measures have been taken.
They are called residual risks. On this machine, they may include exposure to:
„ Heat, noise, exhaust, and carbon monoxide from the engine
„ Fire hazards from improper refueling techniques
„ Fuel and its fumes
„ Electric shock and arc flash
„ Personal injury from improper lifting techniques
To protect yourself and others, make sure you thoroughly read and understand the
safety information presented in this manual before operating the machine.
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1.3
Safety Information
Safety Guidelines for Operating the Machine
DANGER
Carbon monoxide. Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN MINUTES.
Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO). This is a poison you cannot
see or smell. If you can smell the generator exhaust, you are breathing CO. But
even if you cannot smell the exhaust, you could be breathing CO.
f NEVER use a generator inside homes, garages, crawlspaces, or other partly
enclosed areas. Deadly levels of carbon monoxide can build up in these areas.
Using a fan or opening windows and doors does NOT supply enough fresh air.
f ONLY use a generator outside and far away from windows, doors, and vents.
These openings can pull in generator exhaust.
f Even when you use a generator correctly, CO may leak into the home. ALWAYS
use a battery-powered or battery-backup CO alarm in the home.
f If you start to feel sick, dizzy, or weak after the generator has been running,
move to fresh air RIGHT AWAY. See a doctor. You could have carbon monoxide
poison.
WARNING
Machines operated improperly or by untrained personnel can be hazardous.
f Read the operating instructions contained in both this Operator’s Manual and
the engine operator’s manual.
f Familiarize yourself with the location and proper use of all controls.
f Inexperienced operators should receive instruction from someone familiar with
the machine before being allowed to operate it.
Operator
qualifications
Only trained personnel are permitted to start, operate, and shut down the machine.
They also must meet the following qualifications:
„ have received instruction on how to properly use the machine
„ are familiar with required safety devices
The machine must not be accessed or operated by:
„ children
„ people impaired by alcohol or drugs
Personal
Protective
Equipment
(PPE)
Wear the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while operating this
machine:
„ Close-fitting work clothes that do not hinder movement
„ Safety glasses with side shields
„ Hearing protection
„ Safety-toed footwear
Before
starting the
machine
Before starting this machine:
„ Follow starting and stopping instructions described in this manual. Know how to
operate and stop the generator before starting it.
„ Do not start a machine in need of repair.
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Safety Information
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Electrical
safety
GPi 3200 / 4300
Make sure the machine is on a firm, level surface and will not tip, roll, slide, or fall
while operating.
Remove all tools, cords, and other loose items from the generator before starting it.
To increase electrical safety while operating this machine:
„ Do not operate the generator, or tools attached to the generator, with wet hands.
„ Do not use worn electrical cords. Severe electrical shock and equipment damage
may result.
„ Do not operate generator in standing water.
„ Make certain the machine is well-grounded and securely fastened to a good earthen
ground per national and local regulations.
„ Do not overload the generator. The total amperage of the tools and equipment
attached to the generator must not exceed the load rating of the generator.
.
WARNING
Backfeed from the generator into the public power distribution system can seriously
injure or kill utility workers!
f Improper connection of generator to a building’s electrical system can allow
electrical current from the generator to backfeed into utility lines. This may result
in electrocution of utility workers, fire, or explosion.
f Connections to a building’s electrical system must be made by a qualified electrician and comply with all applicable laws and electrical codes.
f If connected to a building’s electrical system, the generator must meet the
power, voltage, and frequency requirements of the equipment in the building.
Generator
vibration
Generators vibrate in normal use. During and after the use of the generator, inspect
the generator as well as extension cords and power supply cords connected to it
for damage from vibration.
„ Have damaged items repaired or replaced as necessary.
„ Do not use plugs or or cords that show signs of damage such as broken or cracked
insulation or damaged blades.
Operating
safety
To increase operating safety while running this machine:
„ Do not operate the generator when open containers of fuel, paint, or other
flammable liquids are in the vicinity of the generator.
„ Do not place flammable material or liquids near the generator.
„ Do not operate the machine indoors.
„ Do not touch the hot engine, exhaust, or generator components. Burns will result.
Always do the following:
„ Wear hearing protection when operating equipment.
„ Keep the machine at least one meter (three feet) away from structures, buildings,
and other equipment during use.
„ Keep the area immediately surrounding and underneath the machine clean, neat,
and free of debris and combustible materials. Make sure that the area overhead is
clear of debris that could fall onto or into the machine or exhaust compartment.
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Storing the
machine
1.4
Safety Information
Store the machine properly when it is not being used. The machine should be
stored in a clean, dry location out of the reach of children.
Operator Safety While Using Internal Combustion Engines
WARNING
Internal combustion engines present special hazards during operation and fueling.
Failure to follow the warnings and safety standards could result in severe injury or
death.
f Read and follow the warning instructions in the engine owner’s manual and the
safety guidelines below.
DANGER
f Carbon monoxide. Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN MINUTES.
Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO). This is a poison you cannot
see or smell. If you can smell the generator exhaust, you are breathing CO. But
even if you cannot smell the exhaust, you could be breathing CO.
Refueling
safety
When refueling the engine:
„ Do not smoke.
„ Do not refuel if the generator is sitting in a truck fitted with a plastic bed liner. Static
electricity can ignite the fuel or fuel vapors.
„ Do not refuel a hot or running engine.
„ Do not refuel the engine near an open flame.
When refueling the engine, always:
„ Refill the fuel tank in a well-ventilated area.
„ Replace the fuel tank cap after refueling.
Operating
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When operating the generator:
„ Check the fuel lines and the fuel tank for leaks and cracks before starting the engine.
„ Do not run the machine if fuel leaks are present or the fuel lines are loose.
„ Do not run the engine near open flames.
„ Do not start the engine if fuel has spilled or a fuel odor is present. Move the
generator away from the spill and wipe the generator dry before starting.
„ Do not smoke while operating the machine.
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1.5
GPi 3200 / 4300
Guidelines for Service Safety
WARNING
A poorly maintained machine can be a personal injury hazard.
f Follow the Periodic Maintenance schedule in this Operator’s Manual.
f Repair or replace any damaged or defective components immediately.
Personal
Protective
Equipment
(PPE)
Wear the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while servicing or maintaining this
machine:
„ Close-fitting work clothes that do not hinder movement
„ Safety glasses with side shields
„ Hearing protection
„ Safety-toed footwear
In addition, before servicing or maintaining the machine:
„ Tie back long hair.
„ Remove all jewelry (including rings).
Prerequisites
Ground
connection
Personal injury
avoidance
Before servicing this machine:
„ Stop the engine.
„ If the engine has an electric starter, disconnect the negative terminal on the battery.
„ Attach a “DO NOT START” sign to the machine. This will notify everyone that the
machine is being serviced and will reduce the chance of someone inadvertently trying to
start the machine.
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Service safety
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The generator must be connected to a good earthen ground for proper operating safety!
Ground the generator in accordance with the standards defined in national, state, and
local regulations.
Let the engine and muffler cool before transporting or servicing the machine.
Do not service the machine if your clothing or skin is wet.
Do not allow untrained personnel to service this machine. Only trained electrical
technicians should be allowed to service the electrical components of this machine.
Do not modify the machine without the express written approval of the manufacturer.
Do not allow water to accumulate around the base of the machine. If water is present,
move the machine and allow the machine to dry before servicing.
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Replacing
parts and
labels
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Replace worn or damaged components.
Use only spare parts recommended by Wacker Neuson.
Keep the fuel lines in serviceable condition. Leaking fuel and fumes are extremely
explosive!
Replace all missing and hard-to-read labels. Labels provide important operating
instructions and warn of dangers and hazards.
Check all external fasteners at regular intervals.
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2.1
Labels
Labels
Label Locations
A
B
C
H
D
E
G
G
F
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Labels
2.2
GPi 3200 / 4300
Label Meanings
Wacker Neuson machines use international pictorial labels where needed. These
labels are described below.
A
DANGER
Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN
MINUTES. Generator exhaust contains
carbon monoxide. This is a poison you
cannot see or smell.
NEVER use inside a home or garage, EVEN
IF doors and windows are open.
Only use OUTSIDE and far away from
windows, doors, and vents.
B
Do not connect the generator to a household
or commercial power source.
Keep open flames and sparks away from the
generator.
Attention!
Read the Operator’s Manual before
operating this machine.
Attention!
Stop the engine before refueling.
C
WARNING
Do not use AC and DC at the same time.
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Labels
D
WARNING
To reduce the risk of injury, user must read
and understand instruction manual.
Exhaust gas contains poisonous carbon
monoxide.
Do not use in poorly ventilated area.
The operator may suffer severe elecrtric
shock.
Do not touch with wet hands.
The operator may suffer burns.
Do not touch hot muffler.
Potential danger of explosion or fire.
Stop engine during fuel supply. Keep
flammable things away.
Be careful not to spill fuel during refueling.
Use unleaded gasoline only.
Keep open flames away from the generator.
Do not operate in rain or snow.
Do not connect to a household circuit.
E
WARNING
Hot surface! Do not touch.
DANGER
Risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Keep a safe distance away from the
machine.
F
IMPORTANT EMISSIONS INFORMATION
THIS EQUIPMENT MEETS XXXX CALIFORNIA
EVP EMISSION REGULATIONS FOR SMALL
OFF-ROAD ENGINES.
YOM: XXXX
Important Emissions Information
This equipment meets California EVP
emission regulations for small off-road
engines.
J F M A M J J A S O N D
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WARNING
Improper connection of the generator to a
building’s electrical system can allow
electrical current from the generator to
backfeed into utility lines. This may result in
electrocution of utility workers, fire, or
explosion. Connections to a building’s
electrical system must be made by a
qualified electrician and comply with all
applicable laws and electrical codes.
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Labels
GPi 3200 / 4300
H
A nameplate listing the model number, item
number, revision number, and serial number
is attached to each unit. Please record the
information found on this nameplate so it will
be available should the nameplate become
lost or damaged. When ordering parts or
requesting service information, you will
always be asked to specify the model
number, item number, revision number, and
serial number of the unit.
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Operation
Operation
DANGER
Carbon monoxide. Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN MINUTES.
Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO). This is a poison you cannot
see or smell. If you can smell the generator exhaust, you are breathing CO. But
even if you cannot smell the exhaust, you could be breathing CO.
f NEVER use a generator inside homes, garages, crawlspaces, or other partly
enclosed areas. Deadly levels of carbon monoxide can build up in these areas.
Using a fan or opening windows and doors does NOT supply enough fresh air.
f ONLY use a generator outside and far away from windows, doors, and vents.
These openings can pull in generator exhaust.
f Even when you use a generator correctly, CO may leak into the home. ALWAYS
use a battery-powered or battery-backup CO alarm in the home.
f If you start to feel sick, dizzy, or weak after the generator has been running,
move to fresh air RIGHT AWAY. See a doctor. You could have carbon monoxide
poison.
3.1
Overview
Generator
application
Safety notices
This generator is an exceptionally quiet and compact machine designed to provide
single phase power for construction, commercial, and residential applications.
State-of-the-art inverter technology ensures a consistent flow of clean and stable
power suitable for operating not only tools, but also delicate electronic equipment.
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„
„
3.2
Do not exceed the power output of the generator. Damage to tools or generator
can occur. Refer to Technical Data.
When using the generator as a stand-by or substitute power supply, make sure
the voltage and phase rotation of the line connections match those of the main
lines. Failure to match phase rotation and voltage may cause equipment
connected to the generator to operate incorrectly! This could create unsafe
operating conditions.
Do not exceed the rated current limit of any receptacle.
Preparing the Machine for First Use
Preparing for
first use
To prepare your machine for first use:
1. Make sure all loose packaging materials have been removed from the machine.
2. Check the machine and its components for damage. If there is visible damage,
do not operate the machine! Contact your Wacker Neuson dealer immediately
for assistance.
3. Take inventory of all items included with the machine and verify that all loose
components and fasteners are accounted for.
4. Attach component parts not already attached.
5. Add fluids as needed and applicable, including fuel, engine oil, and battery acid.
6. Move the machine to its operating location.
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GPi 3200 / 4300
Features and Components
l
B
C
D
A
E
F
S
H
J
M
L
K
Q
R
G
O
P
E
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Ref.
Description
Ref.
Description
A
Control panel
K
Spark plug cap
B
Fuel tank
L
Air cleaner
C
Fuel gauge
M
Fuel strainer
D
Right side panel (if equipped)
N
Battery (if equipped)
E
Oil drain plug
O
Oil filler / gauge
F
Recoil starter
P
Left side panel (if equipped)
G
Wheel brake (if equipped)
Q
Exhaust outlet
H
Fuel tank cap
R
Spark arrester
J
Frame
S
Rear cover
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Operation
3.4
GPi 3200 / 4300
Lifting and Transporting
Lifting the
Machine
This generator, while compact, is heavy enough to cause injury if proper lifting
techniques are not used. Observe the following guidelines when lifting the
generator.
„ Do not attempt to lift and carry the generator unassisted. Use appropriate lifting
equipment such as slings, chains, hooks, ramps, or jacks.
„ Make sure lifting equipment is attached securely and has enough weightbearing capacity to lift or hold the generator safely.
„ Remain aware of the location of other people nearby when lifting the generator.
Transporting
the Machine
Observe the following guidelines when transporting the generator to and from the
job site.
„ Allow the engine to cool before transporting the generator.
„ Drain the fuel tank.
„ Close the fuel valve.
„ Ensure that the generator is securely strapped down in the transport vehicle to
prevent it from sliding or tipping.
„ Do not refuel the generator in or on the transport vehicle. Move the generator to
its operating location and then fill the fuel tank.
3.5
Wheel Brakes (if equipped)
Description
The two rear wheels on your generator (if equipped) feature spring-operated
brakes (g) . These brakes help to prevent the generator from unintentional
movement. Lock both rear wheels after the generator has been placed in its
operating position.
g
g1
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Locking and
unlocking the
wheels
„
„
To lock the wheel, press the brake tab (g1) until the brake snaps in place
against the wheel.
To unlock the wheel, lift the brake tab.
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3.6
Operation
Installation
Locating the
generator
Follow the practices below when choosing an appropriate location for the
generator.
„ Place the generator in an area where it will not be exposed to rain, snow, or
direct sunlight.
„ Position the generator on firm, level ground so that it will not slide or shift.
„ Position the engine exhaust away from areas where people may be present.
„ The surrounding area must be free from water and moisture. All components
must be protected from excessive moisture.
NOTICE: The generator has a built-in forced air cooling system, and may become
overheated if it is enclosed. Therefore, do not enclose the generator or cover it with
a box.
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Operation
3.7
GPi 3200 / 4300
Connecting and Maintaining the Battery
Location and
description
An automotive-style battery (n) is installed on the machine. The battery is located
next to the air cleaner.
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WARNING
Explosion hazard. Batteries can emit explosive hydrogen gas.
f Keep all sparks and flames away from the battery.
f Do not short-circuit battery posts.
WARNING
Battery fluid is poisonous and corrosive.
f In the event of ingestion or contact with skin or eyes, seek medical attention
immediately.
Battery
connections
To connect the battery:
„ Connect the positive (+) battery cable to the battery.
„ Connect the negative (-) battery cable to the battery.
To disconnect the battery:
„ Stop the engine.
„ Place all electrical switches in the OFF position.
„ Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable from the battery.
„ Disconnect the positive (+) battery cable from the battery.
Maintaining
the battery
„
„
„
„
Precautions
Follow the battery manufacturer’s maintenance recommendations.
Keep battery terminals clean and connections tight.
When necessary, tighten the cables and grease the cable clamps with
petroleum jelly.
Maintain the battery at full charge to improve cold weather starting.
Observe the following precautions to prevent serious damage to the electrical
system.
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„
„
„
„
„
3.8
Operation
Do not disconnect the battery while the machine is running.
Do not attempt to run the machine without a battery.
Do not attempt to jump-start the machine.
In the event that the machine has a discharged battery, either replace the
battery with a fully charged battery or charge the battery using an appropriate
battery charger. See Technical Data for the equivalent battery specification.
Dispose of waste batteries in accordance with local environmental regulations.
Use of Extension Cords
When a long extension cord is used to connect an appliance or tool to the
generator, a voltage loss occurs—the longer the cord, the greater the voltage loss.
This results in less voltage being supplied to the appliance or tool and increases
the amount of current draw or reduces performance. A heavier cord with a larger
wire size will reduce the voltage loss.
WARNING
Electric shock hazard. Damaged extension cords can cause electrical shock,
resulting in serious injury or death. DO NOT use worn, bare, or frayed cords.
f Replace damaged cords immediately.
Use the chart below as a guide for selecting proper cable size.
Current
Load in Watts
Maximum Cable Length in Feet
(Amps)
120V
240V
#10
#12
#14
#16
2.5
300
600
1000.
600
375
250
5
600
1200
500
300
200
125
7.5
900
1800
350
200
125
100
10
1200
2400
250
150
100
-
15
1800
3600
150
100
65
-
20
2400
4800
125
75
50
-
Use only extension cords rated for outdoor use and equipped with a third-wire
ground.
NOTICE: Operating equipment at low voltage can cause it to overheat.
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Operation
3.9
GPi 3200 / 4300
Power Requirements
Application
This generator is designed to operate single-phase, 60 Hz equipment running at
120 VAC. It also provides DC power strictly intended for charging 12V automotive
style batteries.
Check the nameplate or label provided on tools and equipment to make sure their
power requirements are met by the power output of the generator. If the wattage is
not given for a particular tool or piece of equipment, contact the tool manufacturer
for wattage requirements.
NOTICE: Do not exceed the continuous rated output of the generator. Damage to
tools or generator can occur. See Technical Data.
About power
requirements
Some pieces of equipment and tools require a surge of current when starting. This
means that the amount of power needed to initially start the equipment is larger
than the power required to keep it running. The generator must be capable of
supplying this "surge" current. Other equipment may require more power than is
actually stated on its nameplate.
Approximate
The information in the following chart is offered only as a general guideline to help
starting power you determine power requirements for different types of equipment. Contact your
requirements nearest Wacker Neuson dealer, or the manufacturer or dealer of the tool or
equipment, with questions regarding power requirements.
Equipment type
Wattage needed to start
Comments
Incandescent lights
Appliances such as
irons and hot plates
Same wattage as is stated on
their nameplates
These have resistivetype heating elements.
„
Fluorescent and
mercury lamps
1.2–2 times their stated wattage
„
Electrical motors
Certain electrical tools
Depends on motor type and use
„
„
Most electrical tools
1.2–3 times their stated wattage
„
Submersible pumps
Air compressors
3–5 times their stated wattage
„
„
Other equipment
Calculate by multiplying its
voltage and amperage
requirements
„
„
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3.10
Operation
Control Panel
a
b
c
s
r
GFCI
j
l
k
AC BREAKER
m
GPi 3200
GPi 4300
DI
CLOSE
OPEN
CHOKE
DC BREAKER
DC12V-8.3A
h
d
e
a
b
q
f
c
s
r
GFCI
p
o
j
n
l
k
AC BREAKER
GPSi 3200
GPSi 4300
CLOSE
OFF
DI
m
ON
OPEN
START
CHOKE
h
DC BREAKER
DC12V-8.3A
g
d
e
a
r
q
f
b
c
p
o
j
n
k
l
AC 120V
GPi 3200
(CSA)
OFF
m
OFF
TEST
RESET
TOTAL 2.8kVA
NEUTRAL BONDED TO FRAME
NEUTRE MIS A LA MASSE
A LA CARCASSE DU MOTEUR
h
f
r
a
e
r
b
d
q
c
p
o
j
n
k
l
AC 120V
OFF
GPi 4300
(CSA)
OFF
m
OFF
TEST
RESET
TOTAL 2.8kVA
NEUTRAL BONDED TO FRAME
NEUTRE MIS A LA MASSE
A LA CARCASSE DU MOTEUR
h
g
f
e
d
q
p
o
n
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GPi 3200 / 4300
Ref.
Description
Ref.
Description
a
Multi monitor
k
Operation hour indicator light
b
AC receptacles, 20A
l
Voltage indicator light
c
AC receptacle, 30A
m
Frequency indicator light
d
Ground lug
n
LED display changeover switch
e
DC terminals
o
Auto-power saving switch
f
DC circuit breaker
p
Auto-power saving indicator
g
Key switch
q
Engine oil level warning indicator light
h
Engine switch
r
AC circuit breaker
j
LCD
s
GFCI
Multi monitor
(a)
The multi monitor (a) displays the status of various machine functions while the
generator is operating.
AC
receptacles
(b, c)
AC power is supplied through two 20A receptacles (b) and a 30A twist-lock
receptacle (c). Use only grounded, three-leg electrical plugs when connecting AC
equipment to the machine.
Ground lug (d) The ground lug (d) is the terminal for grounding the generator. See topic Ground
Lug for more information.
DC terminals
(e)
The generator provides DC power for charging batteries. The red terminal is
positive (+); the black terminal is negative (-). See topic Using DC Power.
DC circuit
breaker (f)
The DC circuit breaker (f) shuts off the electrical current when the current exceeds
its limit, or a malfunction occurs in a piece of equipment connected to the
generator.
„ The DC circuit breaker has activated when the button pops out.
„ To reset the DC circuit breaker, press the button.
Key switch (g) The key switch (g) is used to start and stop the engine. See topic Starting the
Generator (Electric Start).
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Engine switch
(h)
Operation
The engine switch (h) controls the function of the choke and the fuel valve. There
are three positions:
Symbol
Meaning
Description
Choke valve is
closed
Turn the switch to this position when starting a cold
engine.
Normal operating
position
Turn the switch to this position after the engine starts.
Note: A warm engine can be started with the switch in
this position.
Fuel valve is
closed
Turn the switch to this position to stop the engine.
LCD (j)
The LCD (j) displays machine operating status such as voltage, frequency, and
operating hours. The LCD also displays O_Lod when the generator is in an
overload condition.
LCD
changeover
switch (n)
and indicator
lights
The green LCD changeover switch (n) allows the operator to cycle through the
various machine status modes described above.
„ Operating hours are displayed when the machine starts. The red operator hour
indicator light (k) illuminates.
„ Pressing the LCD changeover switch after starting changes the LCD display to
voltage. The red voltage indicator light (l) illuminates.
„ Pressing the LCD changeover swiitch a second time changes the LCD display
to frequency. The red frequency indicator light (m) illuminates.
„ Pressing the LCD changeover switch a third time changes the LCD display back
to operating hours. The red operator hour indicator light (k) illuminates.
Auto-power
saving switch
(o) and
indicator light
When pressed, the red auto-power saving switch (o) activates the auto-power
saving function. The green auto-power saving indicator light (p) illuminates.
Engine oil
level warning
indicator light
(q)
When the engine oil level falls below the specified operating level, the indicator
light (q) illuminates and the engine stops. The oil level is detected by an internal oil
sensor.
AC circuit
breakers (r)
An AC circuit breaker (r) shuts off the electrical current when the current exceeds
its limit, or a malfunction occurs in a piece of equipment connected to the
generator.
„ An AC circuit breaker has activated when the toggle switch moves to the OFF
position.
„ To reset an AC circuit breaker, move the toggle switch to the ON position.
\\
Ground-Fault
Circuit
Interrupter
(GFCI) (s)
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The GFCI cuts power to the receptacles when a ground fault occurs to a piece of
equipment attached to the generator. See topic Customer Connections for
operating information.
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3.11
GPi 3200 / 4300
Customer Connections
Description
The generator is equipped with:
„ (CSA models)—one 120V 20A duplex receptacle (b) with an integral ground
fault circuit interrupt (GFCI), and one 120V 30A twist-lock receptacle (c).
„ (CARB models)—one 120V 20A duplex receptacle (b) and one 120V 30A twistlock receptacle (c), both protected by a separate ground fault circuit interrupt
(GFCI) (s).
„ one pair of DC terminals (e) exclusively intended for charging 12V automotivestyle batteries. See Using DC Power for more information.
b
c
b1
b2
b
c
b1 b2
TEST
RESET
TEST
RESET
e
CSA
b
e
CSA
s1 s2
c
s
BREAKER
DI
GFCI AC
e
DC BREAKER
DC12V-8.3A
CARB
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The GFCI cuts power to the receptacles when a ground fault occurs to a piece of
equipment attached to the generator.
Testing GFCI
operation
(CSA
machines)
Follow the procedure below to test the GFCI for proper operation every time the
generator is used.
1. Disconnect all equipment from the generator.
2. Start the generator.
3. Push the black TEST button (b1) on the receptacle. Pushing the TEST button in
cuts power to the receptacle and causes the red RESET button (b2) to pop out.
NOTICE: If the RESET button does not pop out, the GFCI is not working. Do not
operate the generator until the problem can be corrected.
4. Push the RESET button to restore power to the receptacle.
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Operation
If the RESET button pops out during operation, stop the generator and check the
equipment attached to the generator for defects.
Testing GFCI
operation
(CARB
machines)
In the normal operating state, the sensing device green LED is illuminated and the
circuit breaker is in the ON position.
Follow the procedure below to test the GFCI for proper operation every time the
generator is used.
1. Disconnect all equipment from the generator.
2. Start the generator.
3. Push the black TEST button (s1) on the receptacle. Pushing the TEST button in
cuts power to the receptacles. The green LED goes out, the red LED
illuminates, and the circuit breaker moves to the OFF position.
NOTICE: If the red LED does not illuminate, or the circuit breaker does not move
to OFF, the GFCI is not working. Do not operate the generator until the problem
can be corrected.
4. Push the RESET button (s2). The red LED goes out, and the green LED
illuminates.
5. Manually move the circuit breaker to the ON position to restore power to the
receptacles.
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Operation
3.12
GPi 3200 / 4300
Grounding the Generator
Location
The ground lug (d) is located to the right of the DC terminals.
d
d
w
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Function
This ground connection is used for electrically grounding the generator when
necessary to comply with the National Electrical Code and other federal, state, and
local regulations. For grounding requirements in your area, consult with a qualified
electrician, electrical inspector, or local agency having jurisdiction over electrical
compliance.
„ If the generator is used at a construction site, there may be additional
regulations which must be observed.
„ In some areas, generators are required to be registered with local utility
companies.
Connection
Connect the ground lug to a good earthen ground for proper operating safety in
compliance with NEC and local standards. The following options may be used:
„ Connect the ground lug to a grounding spike (w) and drive the grounding spike
into the earth.
„ Connect the ground lug to an existing grounded conductor.
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3.13
Operation
Fueling the Machine
Fuel filler cap
The fuel filler cap (C) is located on top of the fuel tank. Turn the fuel filler cap
counter-clockwise to open; clockwise to close.
C
C1
C2
C2
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WARNING
Fire/burn hazards. Gasoline is flammable and can ignite or explode.
f Keep all open flames, sparks, and cigarettes away from the machine while refueling.
f Do not refuel if the generator is sitting in a truck fitted with a plastic bed liner.
Static electricity can ignite the fuel or fuel vapors.
f Do not refuel when the engine is running or hot.
Filling the fuel
tank
Follow the guidelines below when filling the fuel tank.
„ Turn the engine switch (h) to STOP before refueling.
„ Refuel only with clean, fresh unleaded gasoline.
„ Add fuel through the fuel filter (C1), making sure that dirt or water do not enter
the fuel tank.
„ Fill only until the fuel level reaches the “F” mark on the fuel level gauge (C2). Do
not overfill!
„ Close the fuel filler cap tightly and clean up spilled fuel before operating the
machine.
CAUTION
Fire and health hazard. Fuel expands when heated. Expanding fuel in an over-filled
tank can lead to spills and leaks.
f Do not overfill the fuel tank.
Using
gasoline /
ethanol
blends
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This portable generator is not for use with gasoline / ethanol blends with over 15%
ethanol.
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Operation
3.14
GPi 3200 / 4300
Before Starting
DANGER
f Carbon monoxide. Using a generator indoors CAN KILL YOU IN MINUTES.
Generator exhaust contains carbon monoxide (CO). This is a poison you cannot
see or smell. If you can smell the generator exhaust, you are breathing CO. But
even if you cannot smell the exhaust, you could be breathing CO.
Explanation
Before putting the generator into service, review each item on the following
checklist. It is important to make sure that the machine is set up properly to reduce
the possibility of malfunction.
WARNING
Personal injury hazard. Failure to follow the listed procedures may cause injury to
personnel or damage to the generator.
f Make sure that all persons setting up the generator are certified or fully trained
on the installation and operation of the generator.
Exterior
checks
Internal and
pre-operation
checks
Before starting the generator:
„ check for damage that may have occurred during towing or travel to the jobsite
„ check for fuel leaks
„ check for loose or missing fasteners
„ make sure the exhaust pipe is not clogged with debris
„ make sure that the generator is level
„ make sure the generator is not resting on against any adjacent wiring
„ make sure that the generator air vents are not blocked
„ make sure that the generator is grounded to a good earthen ground per local
regulations and NEC standards
„
„
„
check engine oil and fuel levels—fill as required
determine voltage needs
review and follow safety instructions found in the front of this Operator’s Manual
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3.15
Operation
Starting the Generator (S Models)
CAUTION
Personal injury or machine damage hazards. Starting the generator with equipment
attached can damage the generator or the equipment. Unexpected equipment
start-up can cause personal injury.
f Disconnect all equpment from the generator before starting it.
Starting
procedure
Follow the procedure below to start the machine.
1. Turn the engine switch (h) to the CHOKE position (or the RUN position if the
engine is warm or the ambient temperature is high).
n
h
g
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2. Insert the starting key into the key switch (g).
3. Turn the starting key clockwise to the “I” (ON) position, then farther to the
START position. The engine will start.
NOTICE: To avoid machine damage, do not engage the starter motor continuously
for more than five seconds. If the engine fails to start, return the starting key to the
ON position, wait approximately 10 seconds, and then try again.
Do not turn the key switch to the START position when the engine is running.
4. If you started the engine with the engine switch in the CHOKE position, allow the
engine to run for 20–30 seconds and then turn the engine switch to the RUN
position.
5. Use the LED changeover switch (n) to switch to display voltage on the LCD. A
reading of 120V indicates that the generator is operating properly.
Troubleshooting
„
„
„
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If the engine does not start after several attempts, repeat the starting procedure
with the engine switch turned to the RUN position.
Try starting the machine manually. See Starting the Generator (Manual Start
Models).
If the engine still does not start, refer to the Troubleshooting chapter.
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Operation
3.16
GPi 3200 / 4300
Starting the Generator (Manual Start Models)
CAUTION
Personal injury or machine damage hazards. Starting the generator with equipment
attached can damage the generator or the equipment. Unexpected equipment
start-up can cause personal injury.
f Disconnect all equpment from the generator before starting it.
Starting
procedure
Follow the procedure below to start the machine.
1. Turn the engine switch (h) to the CHOKE position (or the RUN position if the
engine is warm or the ambient temperature is high).
n
h
f
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2. Pull the recoil starter (f) slowly until you feel resistance.
3. After you feel resistance, return the recoil starter to its original position and pull
quickly. The engine will start.
4. If you started the engine with the engine switch in the CHOKE position, allow the
engine to run for 20–30 seconds and then turn the engine switch to the RUN
position.
5. Use the LED changeover switch (n) to switch to display voltage on the LCD. A
reading of 120V indicates that the generator is operating properly.
Troubleshooting
If the engine does not start after several attempts, repeat the starting procedure
with the engine switch turned to the RUN position. If the engine still does not start,
refer to the Troubleshooting chapter.
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3.17
Operation
Using AC Power
Prerequisites
„
„
„
„
Verify that the engine is operating.
Verify that the voltage displayed on the LCD (j) is approximately 120V.
Turn off the equipment to be connected to the generator.
Confirm that the equipment to be connected to the generator does not exceed
the maximum rated power output and specifed amperage.
WARNING
Electric shock hazard. Failure to properly ground the generator could lead to
electrical sparks, especially if the connected electrical equipment is grounded.
f Make sure the generator is properly grounded. See Grounding the Generator.
Engine switch
position
Leave the engine switch (h) in the RUN position while the machine is operating.
r
c
b
j
AC 120V
OFF
OFF
TEST
RESET
TOTAL 2.8kVA
NEUTRAL BONDED TO FRAME
NEUTRE MIS A LA MASSE
A LA CARCASSE DU MOTEUR
h
c
b
r
GFCI
DI
CLOSE
j
AC BREAKER
OPEN
CHOKE
DC BREAKER
DC12V-8.3A
h
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Connecting
equipment
1. Insert the equipment plug into the 20A receptacle (b) or the 30A twist-lock
receptacle (c).
Note: To use the 30A twist-lock receptacle, insert the plug into the receptacle and
turn it clockwise to the LOCK position.
2. Turn on the power switch for the equipment.
Overload fault Excessive current draw on the generator will cause an overload fault. When this
fault occurs, AC power is cut off and O_Lod displays on the LCD.
To clear an overload fault, stop the engine immediately and remedy the overload
condition. Then re-start the engine.
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Operation
Circuit
breaker
activation
GPi 3200 / 4300
Your machine’s circuit breakers (r) shut off the electrical current when the current
exceeds its limit. Circuit breakers also activate if a malfunction occurs in a piece of
equipment connected to the generator.
„ Reset circuit breakers by returning the switches to the ON position.
„ Stop the machine and identify the cause if a circuit breaker activates repeatedly.
Disconnecting 1. Turn off the power switch for the equipment.
equipment
2. Remove the plug from the 20A receptacle or the 30A twist-lock receptacle.
Note: To remove the plug from the 30A twist-lock receptacle, first turn the plug
counter-clockwise to unlock it.
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3.18
Operation
Using DC Power
Overview
The DC terminals (e) are to be used only for charging 12V batteries. Maximum
available power is 12V–8.3A (100W).
WARNING
Risk of machine damage and electric shock.
f Do not use AC power and DC power at the same time.
Prerequisites
„
„
„
„
Verify that the engine is operating.
Verify that the voltage displayed on the LCD (j) is approximately 120V.
Verify that nothing is connected to the AC outlets.
Make sure that the charging cables to be used are rated for 12V and the
maximum CCA rating of the battery.
WARNING
Personal injury hazard. Battery acid is corrosive to metallic surfaces and harmful to
human skin.
f Wear protective clothing, goggles and gloves when working near batteries.
f If battery acid contacts the skin or eyes, rinse immediately with clear water and
seek immediate medical attention.
WARNING
Explosion hazard. Explosive hydrogen gas is discharged through battery vent holes
during the charging process.
f Do not use open flames or smoke near batteries.
f Do not place metallic objects on or near the battery terminals. Metallic objects in
contact with both poles of the battery will generate extreme heat and potentially
ignite explosive battery gases.
Engine switch
position
Leave the engine switch (h) in the RUN position while the generator is operating.
j
f
e2
e1
h
e
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Operation
Connecting
and charging
a battery
GPi 3200 / 4300
Follow the procedure below to connect and charge a battery.
1. Connect the positive terminal (e1) (red) on the generator to the positive (+)
battery terminal.
2. Connect the negative terminal (e2) (black) on the generator to the negative (-)
battery terminal.
3. Charge the battery for the recommended length of time prescribed by the
battery manufacturer.
Disconnecting When the battery is fully charged:
the battery
1. Disconnect the cable from the negative (-) terminals of the battery and the generator.
2. Disconnect the cable from the positive (+) terminals of the battery and the generator.
If the DC
The DC circuit breaker (f) may activate while a battery is charging. This may occur
circuit breaker for either of the following reasons:
activates
„ Defective battery—check the battery before replacing the DC breaker
„ Excessive current draw from a large capacity battery or a totally discharged
battery—use an AC battery charger to charge the battery instead of the generator.
3.19
Stopping the Generator
Before
stopping
Inform other personnel on the jobsite that power is being turned off. Make sure that
the power shutdown will not create any hazards by turning off devices such as
pumps, heaters, or lights that may need to be kept on.
Stopping
procedure
To stop the generator:
1. Switch off and disconnect all equipment from the generator.
2. Allow the generator to run at no load for approximately 3 minutes.
3. Turn the engine switch (h) to the STOP position.
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g
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4. (Electric start models only): Turn the key switch (g) to the “O” (STOP) position.
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3.20
Operation
Emergency Shutdown Procedure
Procedure
If a breakdown or accident occurs while the machine is operating, follow the
procedure below:
1. Stop the engine.
2. Turn off the fuel supply.
3. Disconnect tools from the machine.
4. Allow the machine to cool.
5. Contact the rental yard or machine owner for further instructions.
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Maintenance
4
4.1
GPi 3200 / 4300
Maintenance
Periodic Maintenance Schedule
The table below lists basic machine and engine maintenance. Tasks designated
with check marks may be performed by the operator. Tasks designated with square
bullet points require special training and equipment.
Refer to the engine owner’s manual for additional information.
Every
8 hours
(daily)
Clean generator enclosure
Check for loose or missing fasteners
Check engine oil level and refill as needed
Check AC receptacles for dirt or blockage;
test GFI
Check DC terminals for damage or dirt
Check engine switch and multi monitor for
proper operation
Every
50 hours
(weekly)
Every
200 hours
(monthly)
Clean air cleaner
„
oil1
„
„
Clean spark arrester
Replace air cleaner element
„
Clean fuel strainer
„
Clean and adjust spark plug and electrodes
„
„
Replace spark plug
head2
„
Check and adjust valve clearance2
Clean and adjust
„
carburetor2
„
„
Clean and replace carbon brushes
Replace fuel
Every 1000
hours
3
3
„
Remove carbon from cylinder
Every
500 hours
3
3
3
3
Clean spark plug
Change engine
Every
100 hours
(biweekly)
lines3
„
Overhaul engine2
„
Check generator rotor
„
Check generator stator
„
Replace engine mount
„
1 Perform initial oil change after first 20 hours of operation.
2 Refer to the engine service manual or consult an authorized Wacker Neuson service center
3 Replace yearly
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4.2
Maintenance
Detaching the Side Panels (S Models)
Description
Electric start machines are equipped with two sound attenuation panels. The
panels remain in place during normal operation. The left side panel (p) must be
detached and removed to perform routine maintenance.
Removing the
left side panel
Follow the procedure below to detach and remove the left side panel.
p1
d
p
p
p2
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1. Using a flat bladed screwdriver, loosen the two mounting screws (p1) at the top
of the panel.
Note: It is not necessary to completely remove the mounting screws. Loosen them
only until the screws spin freely.
2. The bottom edge of the panel rests in a metal channel (p2). Grasp the rubber
seal at the top edge of the panel and pull the panel away from the generator
body.
3. Remove the panel by lifting it out of the channel in the direction of the white
arrow.
Detaching the
right side
panel
The right side panel (d) cannot easily be removed from the generator because of
the recoil starter. However, the right side panel can be detached if necessary by
following steps 1 and 2 above.
Re-attach the panels when maintenance work is complete.
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Maintenance
4.3
GPi 3200 / 4300
Checking the Engine Oil
When
Prerequisites
Check engine oil daily before starting the engine, or more than 5 minutes after
stopping the engine.
„
„
„
Engine is stopped
Machine is on a level surface
Fresh oil is available (see Technical Data for type and quantity)
WARNING
Burn hazard. The engine and exhaust pipe become extremely hot during operation.
f Stop the engine and allow the machine to cool before checking the engine oil.
Procedure
Follow the procedure below to check the engine oil level.
1. The oil filler cap (O) with level gauge is located at the rear of the machine below
the engine exhaust pipe.
O
O1
O2
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2. Unscrew and remove the oil filler cap from the oil fill port.
3. Wipe the level gauge clean and insert it into the oil fill port.
4. Remove the level gauge from the oil fill port and check the oil level. The oil level
should fall between the upper and lower marks (O1, O2).
5. If the oil level is too low, add oil until the level reaches the upper mark (O1).
6. Reinstall the oil filler cap and tighten it securely.
Note: Change the oil if it appears dark, dirty, or contaminated. See “Changing the
Engine Oil.”
WARNING
Most used oil contains small amounts of materials that can cause cancer and other
health problems if inhaled, ingested, or left in contact with skin for prolonged
periods of time.
f Take steps to avoid inhaling or ingesting used engine oil.
f Wash skin thoroughly after exposure to used engine oil.
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4.4
Maintenance
Cleaning the Air Cleaner
When
Clean the air cleaner every 50 hours of operation.
Prerequisite
Engine is stopped and cool to the touch
Description
The air cleaner assembly consists of two urethane forms housed inside the air
cleaner body. A clean air cleaner prevents dirt from entering and damaging the
engine.
WARNING
Burn hazard. The engine and exhaust pipe become extremely hot during operation.
f Stop the engine and allow the machine to cool before cleaning the air cleaner.
Procedure
Follow the procedure below to clean the air cleaner.
L1
L2
L
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1. The air cleaner assembly (L) is located on the right side of the machine behind
the control panel. Unhook and remove the air cleaner body cover (L1).
2. Remove the urethane forms (L2) from the air cleaner body.
3. Rinse the urethane forms with clean water. Squeeze out excess water (do not
twist) and dry the urethane forms thoroughly.
4. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner body with a clean, dry cloth.
5. Reinstall the urethane forms inside the air cleaner body.
6. Reinstall the air cleaner body cover.
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Maintenance
4.5
GPi 3200 / 4300
Cleaning and Checking the Spark Plug
When
Clean the spark plug and check the electrode gap every 200 hours of operation
(monthly).
Prerequisite
Engine is stopped and cool to the touch
WARNING
Burn hazard. Engine and exhaust pipe become extremely hot during operation.
f Stop the engine and allow the machine to cool before cleaning and adjusting the
spark plug.
Removing and Follow the procedure below to remove and clean the spark plug.
cleaning the
1. The spark plug cap (K) is located on the side of the engine behind the air
spark plug
cleaner.
K1
K2
K
K
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2. Disconnect the spark plug cap from the spark plug (K2).
3. Using the provided spark plug wrench (K1), unscrew and remove the spark
plug.
4. If the electrode is covered with carbon deposits, use a wire brush or spark plug
cleaner to remove the carbon.
NOTICE: If the spark plug is cracked or damaged, replace it. See Technical Data.
Checking the
electrode gap
5. The electrode gap should measure between 0.6 to 0.7 mm (0.024 to 0.028 in.).
Adjust the gap if necessary.
Re-installing
6. Re-install the spark plug and tighten it securely.
the spark plug
NOTICE: A loose spark plug can become very hot and may cause engine damage. Make sure that the spark plug is properly seated and tightened.
7. Re-connect the spark plug cap.
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4.6
Maintenance
Changing the Engine Oil
When
Prerequisites
Change the engine oil after the first 20 hours of operation, and every 50 hours
thereafter.
Engine is stopped, but still warm
„ Machine is on a level surface
„ Fresh engine oil (see engine operator’s manual)
„ Plastic cloth and a container of sufficient volume to collect drained oil
Note: Collect, store and dispose of drained oil in accordance with current environmental protection regulations.
„
WARNING
Burn hazard. Engine and exhaust pipe become extremely hot during operation.
f Stop the engine and allow the machine to cool before changing the engine oil.
Changing the
engine oil
Follow the procedure below to change the engine oil
1. Place a plastic cloth and a collection container beneath the machine.
2. Unscrew and remove the oil filler cap (O) from the oil fill port.
O
E
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3. The oil drain plug (E) is located at the base of the engine. Unscrew and remove
the oil drain plug. Drain the oil into a suitable container.
4. Re-install the oil drain plug.
5. Add new engine oil to the upper line of the level gauge on the oil filler cap. When
the proper oil level is reached, re-install the oil filler cap. See Checking the
Engine Oil.
WARNING
Most used oil contains small amounts of materials that can cause cancer and other
health problems if inhaled, ingested, or left in contact with skin for prolonged
periods of time.
f Take steps to avoid inhaling or ingesting used engine oil.
f Wash skin thoroughly after exposure to used engine oil.
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Maintenance
4.7
GPi 3200 / 4300
Cleaning the Spark Arrester
When
Clean the spark arrester after every 100 hours of operation.
Prerequisite
Engine is stopped and cool to the touch
Description
The spark arrester is a cylindrical metal element fastened inside the exhaust outlet.
If the spark arrester is not cleaned regularly, it will become clogged with carbon
deposits and impair engine performance.
„ Engine exhaust gases will not flow.
„ Engine output will be reduced.
„ More fuel will be consumed.
„ Starting will become difficult.
CAUTION
Personal injury hazards. The spark arrester screen is made of stiff metal wire.
Sharp wire ends can puncture or cut skin. Carbon dust can get into eyes.
f Wear protective gloves and eye protection when cleaning the spark arrester.
Procedure
Follow the procedure below to clean the spark arrester.
s
r2
r
r
r4
r5
q
r3
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1. Remove the four flange bolts from the rear cover (s), and remove the rear cover.
2. Remove the nut (r2) and screw (r3) from the tail screen cover (r4), and remove
the tail screen cover.
3. Remove the tail screen (r5) and spark arrester (r) from the exhaust outlet (q).
4. Use a stiff brush to remove carbon deposits from the spark arrester screen.
NOTICE: Avoid damaging the spark arrester screen during the cleaning process.
5. Inspect the spark arrester screen for holes or cracks. If the screen is damaged,
replace it.
6. Re-insert the spark arrester screen into the exhaust outlet.
7. Re-install the tail screen and tail screen cover, and fasten with the nut and
screw.
8. Replace the rear cover and re-install the flange bolts.
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4.8
Maintenance
Cleaning the Fuel Strainer
When
Clean the fuel strainer monthly, or after every 200 hours of operation.
Prerequisite
Engine is stopped and cool to the touch.
Description
The fuel strainer (M) removes dirt and water from the fuel before it enters the
carburetor. Water and sediment collect in the fuel strainer cup (M1).
WARNING
Fire/burn hazards. Gasoline is flammable and can ignite or explode.
f Keep all open flames, sparks, and cigarettes away from the machine while
cleaning the fuel strainer.
f Do not clean the fuel strainer while the engine is running or hot.
Procedure
Follow the procedure below to clean the fuel strainer.
M3
M
M2
M1
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1. Using a wrench, remove the fuel strainer cup, gasket (M2), and screen (M3)
from the generator.
2. Empty collected water and sediment from the fuel strainer cup.
3. Using a clean dry cloth, wipe any remaining water and sediment from the
screen, the gasket, and the inside of the fuel strainer cup.
4. Re-assemble and re-install the fuel strainer. Tighten securely to prevent fuel leaks.
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Maintenance
4.9
GPi 3200 / 4300
Storing the Generator
When
Follow the procedures described below if you intend to take your generator out of
service and store it for at least six months.
Tasks
The following tasks must be performed in order to prepare the generator for storage:
1. Drain fuel from the fuel tank.
2. Drain fuel from the carburetor.
3. Change the engine oil.
4. Check for loose or missing fasteners; tighten or replace as needed.
5. Clean the machine.
6. Store the machine.
Prerequisites
Engine is stopped and cool to the touch
„ Machine is on a level surface
„ Fresh engine oil (see engine operator’s manual)
„ Clean, dry shop cloths
„ Plastic cloth and containers of sufficient volume to collect drained fuel and oil
Note: Collect, store and dispose of drained fuel and oil in accordance with current
environmental protection regulations.
„
WARNING
Fire/burn hazards. Gasoline is flammable and can ignite or explode.
f Keep all open flames, sparks, and cigarettes away from the machine while
draining the fuel tank and carburetor.
f Do not drain fuel while the engine is running or hot.
Draining the
fuel tank
Follow the procedure below to drain the fuel tank.
M
M4
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1. Place a plastic cloth and a collection container beneath the machine.
2. Locate the fuel line (M4). Pinch the fuel line with locking pliers or a hose pincher
and disconnect it from the fuel strainer (M).
3. Open the fuel line and drain fuel into the collection container.
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Maintenance
4. Reconnect the fuel line to the fuel strainer.
5. Dispose of drained fuel.
Draining the
carburetor
1. Place a plastic cloth and a collection container beneath the machine.
a
a
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2. Locate the fuel drain screw (a). The screw is either recessed or exposed
depending on your machine model.
3. Unscrew and remove the fuel drain screw. Fuel will drain from the attached
plastic tube.
4. Collect and dispose of drained fuel.
5. Re-install the fuel drain screw.
Change the
engine oil
See Changing the Engine Oil.
Check
fasteners
Check the machine for loose or missing fasteners. Tighten or replace as needed.
Clean the
machine
1. Using a clean, dry shop cloth, wipe the outside of the machine thoroughly to
remove dust and contaminants.
2. Spray the machine with a protectant such as Armor-All®.
NOTICE: Do not use water to clean the machine! Water is corrosive and can permanently damage the machine and operating electronics.
Store the
machine
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Store the machine in a well-ventilated, low humidity area.
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Notes:
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Basic Troubleshooting
Basic Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause
Remedy
Engine is difficult to
start
1. Fuel is contaminated
1. Clean fuel filter and fuel tank.
Remove water, dirt, and other
impurities.
Engine does not start
2. Spark plug gap setting is
incorrect
2. Check and adjust spark plug
gap clearance if necessary.
1. Engine switch in wrong
position
1. Turn engine switch to CHOKE
position.
2. No fuel
2. Refill fuel tank.
3. Equipment is connected
to the generator
3. Switch off equipment and
disconnect from the generator.
4. Loose spark plug cap
4. Push spark plug cap firmly
onto spark plug.
5. Fouled spark plug
6. Low engine oil
5. Remove spark plug and clean
electrode.
6. Add engine oil.
Engine power output
is low
1. Air cleaner is dirty
1. Clean air cleaner.
2. Engine is overheated
2. Consult engine owner’s
manual.
Engine stops
1. Engine malfunction
1. Consult engine owner’s
manual.
2. Fuel tank is empty
No electricity is generated at receptacle
1. Overload fault (red
overload indicator light
illuminates)
1. Stop engine and check
equipment and/or generator for
overloading.
2. DC circuit breaker is
OFF
2. Press the DC circuit breaker to
ON position after checking
equipment for normal
operation.
3. GFI has activated
4. Loose connection at AC
receptacle or DC
terminals
5. Engine was started after
equipment was
connected
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2. Refill fuel tank.
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3. Press the RESET button on
the AC receptacle after
checking equipment for normal
operation.
4. Tighten connection.
5. Switch off equipment and
disconnect from the generator.
Reconnect after re-starting
engine.
Technical Data
6
6.1
GPi 3200 / 4300
Technical Data
Engine
Engine Power Rating
Engine power rating per ISO/TR 14396. Actual power output may vary due to
conditions of specific use.
Model
GPi 3200
GPSi 3200
GPi 4300
GPSi 4300
Engine
Engine make
Robin
Engine model
EX21
EX27
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Operating speed
Max. rated power @
rated speed
1
cm³ (in³)
211 (12.87)
265 (16.17)
rpm
2800–3600
2800–3700
4.8 (6.4) @ 3600 rpm
6.3 (8.2) @ 3600 rpm
kW (hp)
Engine oil type
Engine oil capacity
4-stroke API SE, SG, SH, or SJ
SAE 10W-30 or 10W-40
L (qt.)
Manual
Starting system
Spark plug
Battery
Fuel type
0.6 (0.63)
type
type
L (gal)
Fuel consumption
@ continuous load
L (gal)/hr.
Running time
@ continuous load
hours
Manual and
Electric
Manual
Manual and
Electric
NGK BR -6HS or equivalent
12V-6A-h or larger
12V-12A-h or larger
Yuasa
YTX7L-BS
Yuasa
YB12AL-A2
GS
GTX7L-BS
GS
GM12AZ-3A-2
CB12AL-A
Interstate
YTX7L-BS
Interstate
YB12AL-A
GNB
7L-BS
GNB
12AL-A
Sears
44024
Sears
44052
type
Fuel tank capacity
1.0 (1.06)
Unleaded gasoline
13 (3.4)
14 (3.7)
16 (4.2)
1.7 (0.45)
7.6
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2.4 (0.64)
8.2
5.8
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6.2
Technical Data
Generator Data
Machine
GPi 3200
GPSi 3200
GPi 4300
GPSi 4300
Machine
Generator type
Generator speed
Multi-pole revolving field inverter
2800–3600
rpm
2800–3700
Rated AC voltage
V
120
Rated frequency
Hz
60
Rated AC current
A
23.3
31.7
Continuous AC output
W
2800
3800
Rated power factor
Rated DC voltage
V
12
Rated DC current
A
8.3
Safety device type
Current breaker
Grounding system
Neutral ground (Neutral bonded to frame)
AC connections
(1) NEMA 50-2R
(1) NEMA 50-3R
DC connection
Screw-on terminals (+ / - )
Maximum ambient
temperature rating
40 (104)
°C (°F)
Length
mm (in.)
487 (19.2)
537 (21.1)
523 (20.6)
580 (22.8)
Width
mm (in.)
432 (17.0)
482 (19.0)
477 (18.8)
527 (20.8)
Height
mm (in.)
475 (18.7)
583 (23.0)
507 (19.9)
618 (24.3)
38 (83.8)
65 (143.3)
45 (99.2)
80 (176.4)
Dry weight
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1.0
kg (lb)
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Schematics
7
GPi 3200 / 4300
Schematics
7.1
Electrical Schematic (S Models, non-CSA)
B
C
J
+
-
D
E
K
L
F
Org
Org
Gry
Gry
Brn
Y
Brn
Y
R
Grn/Y
Grn/Y
W
G
Grn/Y
MST
L.IG
M
M+ B
H
Blu
W
W
R
Blu
W
Blk W
Grn/Y
Grn
W
N
Blu
O
Blu
Y
Blk
Brn
S
R
Grn
LOAD
Blu
NC
C
LINE
Pur
Y
Gry
R
AA
R
W
R
U
T
X
Blk
Blk
Grn/Y
Cover with
Plastic tepe
Z
P
R
R
30A
Grn/Y
W
Blk
Brn
Blu
W
W
W
Q
Org
V
W
M
R
W
Blk
A
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7.2
Schematics
Electrical Schematic Components (S Models, non-CSA)
Component
Component
A
Engine
O
Monitor control unit
B
Generator
P
Engine switch
C
Control panel
Q
AC receptacle, 120V 20A
D
Diode rectifier
R
Ground terminal
E
DC winding
S
Stepping motor
F
Coil (1)
T
Oil level sensor
G
Coil (2)
U
Ignition coil
H
Main coil
V
Starting motor
J
DC circuit breaker
W
Battery
K
DC output terminal
X
Spark plug
L
Regulator
Y
GFCI sensing module
M
Key switch
Z
AC receptacle, 120V 30A
N
Inverter and engine control unit
AA
Circuit breaker
Wire Colors
Blk
Blk/W
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Black
Black/White
Brn
Brn/W
Brown
Org
Orange
Brown/White
Gry
Gray
Green
R
Red
White
Blu
Blue
Grn
LBlu
Pink
Grn/W
Green/White
W
Y
Yellow
W/Blk
White/Black
Grn/Y
Pur
Purple
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Green/Yellow
Schematics
7.3
GPi 3200 / 4300
Electrical Schematic (CSA)
J
C
D
K
E
L
F
G
M
H
O
N
B
S
(AA)
AA
BB U
T
R
Z
P
Q
AA
X
V
Y
W
A
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7.4
Schematics
Electrical Schematic Components (CSA)
Component
Component
A
Engine
P
Engine switch
B
Generator
Q
AC receptacle, 120V 20A
C
Control panel
R
Ground terminal
D
Diode rectifier
S
Stepping motor
E
DC Winding
T
Oil level sensor
F
Coil (1)
U
Ignition coil
G
Coil (2)
V
Starting motor
H
Main coil
W
Battery
J
DC circuit breaker
X
Fuse, 10A
K
DC output terminal
Y
Relay
L
Regulator
Z
AC receptacle, 120V 30A
M
Key switch
AA
Circuit breaker
N
Inverter and engine control unit
BB
Spark plug
O
Monitor control unit
—
—
Wire Colors
Blk
Blk/W
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Black
Black/White
Brn
Brn/W
Brown
Org
Orange
Brown/White
Gry
Gray
Green
R
Red
White
Blu
Blue
Grn
LBlu
Pink
Grn/W
Green/White
W
Y
Yellow
W/Blk
White/Black
Grn/Y
Pur
Purple
57
Green/Yellow
Schematics
7.5
GPi 3200 / 4300
Electrical Schematic (Manual Start Models, non-CSA)
B
- K
D
E
F
C
+
J
Org
Org
Gry
Gry
Brn
Brn
Grn/Y
W
Grn/Y
G
P
H
Blu
W
W
Blu
R
Grn/Y
W
Grn
W
N
Blu
O
Blu
Y
Blk
Brn
R
L
S
Grn
LOAD
Blu
NC
C
LINE
Pur
Y
Gry
R
W
R
T
X
U
Blk
Blk
W
Blk
Brn
Blu
W
Grn/Y
Z
P
R
R
30A
Grn/Y
W
W
Q
A
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7.6
Schematics
Electrical Schematic Components (Manual Start Models, non-CSA)
Component
Component
A
Engine
N
Inverter and engine control unit
B
Generator
O
Monitor control unit
C
Control panel
P
Engine switch
D
Diode rectifier
Q
AC receptacle, 120V 20A
E
DC coil
R
Ground terminal
F
Coil (1)
S
Stepping motor
G
Coil (2)
T
Oil level switch
H
Main coil
U
Ignition coil
J
DC circuit breaker
X
Spark plug
K
DC output terminal
Y
GFCI sensing module
L
Circuit breaker
Z
AC receptacle, 120V 30A
Wire Colors
Blk
Blk/W
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Black
Black/White
Brn
Brn/W
Brown
Org
Orange
Brown/White
Gry
Gray
Green
R
Red
White
Blu
Blue
Grn
LBlu
Pink
Grn/W
Green/White
W
Y
Yellow
W/Blk
White/Black
Grn/Y
Pur
Purple
59
Green/Yellow
Schematics
7.7
GPi 3200 / 4300
Electrical Schematic (Manual Start Models, CSA)
B
C
D
E
J
Org
Gry
Brn
Brn
W
W
Grn/Y
F
G
Org
Org
Brn/W
K
Grn/Y
M
Grn/Y
Blu W
H
W
R
W
Blu
R
W
Blu
Blu W
N
O
R
Grn
Blu
Pur
Gry
S
Brn
J
J
J
Org
Q
W
T
X
U
Z
Blk
Blu
R
W
P
W
Grn/Y
A
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7.8
Schematics
Electrical Schematic Components (Manual Start Models, CSA)
Component
Component
A
Engine
N
Inverter and engine control unit
B
Generator
O
Monitor control unit
C
Control panel
P
Engine switch
D
Diode rectifier
Q
AC receptacle, 120V 20A
E
Coil (1)
R
Ground terminal
F
Coil (2)
S
Stepping motor
G
Coil (3)
T
Oil level switch
H
Main coil
U
Ignition coil
J
DC circuit breaker
X
Spark plug
K
DC output terminal
Z
AC receptacle, 120V 30A
M
Micro switch
—
—
Wire Colors
Blk
Blk/W
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Black
Black/White
Brn
Brn/W
Brown
Org
Orange
Brown/White
Gry
Gray
Green
R
Red
White
Blu
Blue
Grn
LBlu
Pink
Grn/W
Green/White
W
Y
Yellow
W/Blk
White/Black
Grn/Y
Pur
Purple
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Green/Yellow
Emission Control Systems Information and Warranty
Emission Control Systems Information and Warranty
The Emission Control Warranty and associated information is valid only for the
U.S.A., its territories, and Canada.
WARNING :
The engine exhaust from this product contains
chemicals known to the State of California to
cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive
harm.
NOTICE
NOTICE
To the engines/generators exported to and used in the countries other than the
U.S.A., warranty service shall be performed by the distributor in each country in
accordance with the standard Robin engine/generator warranty policy as applicable.
FRANÇAISE
FEDERAL EMISSION COMPONENT DEFECT WARRANTY and CALIFORNIA
EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY are applicable to only those engines/
generators complied with EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and CARB
(California Air Resources Board) emission regulations in the U.S.A.
AIR INDEX
To show compliance with California emission regulations, a hangtag has been
provided displaying the Air Index level and durability period of this engine.
The Air Index level defines how clean an engine’s exhaust is over a period of
time. A bar graph scaled from “0” (most clean) to “10” (least clean) is used to
show an engine’s Air Index level. A lower Air Index level represents cleaner
exhaust from an engine.
ESPAÑOL
8
The period of time (in hours) that the Air Index level is measured is known as
the durability period. Depending on the size of the engine, a selection of time
periods can be used to measure the Air Index level (see below).
Descriptive Term
Applicable to Emissions Durability Period
Moderate
-
50 hours (engine from 0 to 80 cc)
125 hours (engine greater than 80 cc)
Intermediate
-
125 hours (engine from 0 to 80 cc)
250 hours (engine greater than 80 cc)
Extended
-
300 hours (engine from 0 to 80 cc)
500 hours (engine greater than 80 cc)
Notice : This hangtag must remain on this engine or piece of equipment, and
only be removed by the ultimate purchaser before operation.
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Emission Control Systems Information and Warranty
FEDERAL EMISSIONS COMPONENT DEFECT WARRANTY
EMISSIONS COMPONENT DEFECT WARRANTY COVERAGE – This emission warranty is applicable in all States, except the state of
California.
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. and Robin America Inc., 905 Telser Road, Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047, (herein “ROBIN AMERICA”) warrant(s) to the initial retail
purchaser and each subsequent owner, that this Non-road engine (herein “engine”) has been designed, built, and equipped to conform at the time of initial
sale to all applicable regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and that the engine is free of defects in materials and workmanship
which would cause this engine to fail to conform with EPA regulations during its warranty period.
For the components listed under PARTS COVERED, the service dealer authorized by ROBIN AMERICA will, at no cost to you, make the necessary
diagnosis, repair, or replacement necessary to ensure that the engine complies with applicable U.S. EPA regulations.
EMISSION COMPONENT DEFECT WARRANTY PERIOD
WHAT IS NOT COVERED
The warranty period for this engine begins on the date of sale to the initial
purchaser and continues for a period of three years.
*Conditions resulting from tampering, misuse, improper adjustment
(unless they were made by the service dealer authorized by ROBIN
AMERICA during a warranty repair), alteration, accident, failure to use
the recommended fuel and oil, or not performing required maintenance
services.
PARTS COVERED
Listed below are the parts covered by the Emission Components Defect
Warranty. Some of the parts listed below may require scheduled
maintenance and are warranted up to the first scheduled replacement
point for that part.
EXHAUST EMISSIONS
(1) Fuel Metering System
(i) Carburetor and internal parts (and/or pressure regulator or fuel
injection system).
(ii) Air/fuel ratio feedback and control system, if applicable.
(iii) Cold start enrichment system, if applicable.
(iv) Regulator assy (gaseous fuel, if applicable)
(2) Air Induction System
(i) Intake manifold, if applicable
(ii) Air filter.
(3) Ignition System
(i) Spark plugs.
(ii) Magneto or electronic ignition system.
(iii) Spark advance/retard system, if applicable.
(4) Catalyst or Thermal Reactor System
(i) Catalytic Converter, if applicable
(ii) Thermal Reactor, if applicable
(iii) Exhaust Manifold, if applicable
(5) Miscellaneous Items Used in Above Systems
(i) Electronic controls, if applicable
(ii) Hoses, belts, connectors, and assemblies.
(iii) Filter lock assy (gaseous fuel, if applicable)
*The replacement parts used for required maintenance services.
*Consequential damages such as loss of time, inconvenience, loss of use
of the engine or equipment, etc.
*Diagnosis and inspection charges that do not result in warranty-eligible
service being performed.
*Any non-authorized replacement part, or malfunction of authorized parts
due to use of non-authorized parts.
OWNER’S WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES
As the engine owner, you are responsible for the performance of the
required maintenance listed in your owner’s manual. ROBIN AMERICA
recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your
engine, but ROBIN AMERICA cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of
receipts or for your failure to ensure the performance of all scheduled
maintenance.
As the engine owner, you should however be aware that ROBIN
AMERICA may deny warranty coverage if your engine or a part has failed
due to abuse, neglect, improper maintenance or unapproved
modifications.
You are responsible for presenting your engine to the nearest service
dealer authorized by ROBIN AMERICA when a problem exists.
If you have any questions regarding your warranty rights and
responsibilities, you should contact the Robin America customer service
department at 1-800-277-6246 (toll-free phone number)
website.warranty@robinamerica.com (e-mail address) for the information.
EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS
(1) Fuel Line
(2) Fuel Line Fittings
(3) Clamps
(4) Fuel Tank
(5) Fuel Cap
(6) Vapor Hoses
(7) Carbon Canister
(8) Carbon Canister Mounting Brackets
(9) Air Cleaner Purge Port Connector
*Fuji is not liable for the warranty on these parts if these parts are
prepared and equipped by the equipment manufacturer. Please refer to
the equipment manufacturer's warranty.
REPLACEMENT PARTS DISTRIBUTION CENTER
Replacement parts are provided to the market upon request by the
customers. Replacement parts distribution center is located at Robin
America Inc., 905 Telser Road, Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047. If you have a
question regarding your replacement part, you should contact Robin
America Inc. at 1-800-277-6246 (toll-free phone number)
website.warranty@robinamerica.com (e-mail address)
OBTAINING WARRANTY SERVICE
To obtain warranty service, take your engine to the nearest authorized
Robin America service dealer . Bring your sales receipts indicating date of
purchase for this engine. The service dealer authorized by ROBIN
AMERICA will perform the necessary repairs or adjustments within a
reasonable amount of time and furnish you with a copy of the repair order.
All parts and accessories replaced under this warranty become the
property of ROBIN AMERICA.
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE EMISSION
CONTROL SYSTEM WARRANTY MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS
You are responsible for the proper maintenance of the engine.
You should keep all receipts and maintenance records covering the
performance of regular maintenance in the event questions arise. These
receipts and maintenance records should be transferred to each
subsequent owner of the engine. ROBIN AMERICA reserves the right to
deny warranty coverage if the engine has not been properly maintained.
Warranty claims will not be denied, however, solely because of the lack of
required maintenance or failure to keep maintenance records.
MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT OR REPAIR OF EMISSION
CONTROL DEVICES AND SYSTEMS MAY BE PERFORMED BY ANY
REPAIR ESTABLISHMENT OR INDIVIDUAL;
HOWEVER, WARRANTY REPAIRS MUST BE PERFORMED BY A
SERVICE DEALER AUTHORIZED BY ROBIN AMERICA. THE USE OF
PARTS THAT ARE NOT EQUIVALENT IN PERFORMANCE AND
DURABILITY TO AUTHORIZED PARTS MAY IMPAIR THE
EFFECTIVENESS OF THE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM AND MAY
HAVE A BEARING ON THE OUTCOME OF A WARRANTY CLAIM.
If other than the parts authorized by ROBIN AMERICA are used for
maintenance replacements or for the repair of components affecting
emission control, you should assure yourself that such parts are warranted
by their manufacturer to be equivalent to the parts authorized by ROBIN
AMERICA in their performance and durability.
FUJI HONOR WARRANTY CLAIMING
HOW TO MAKE A CLAIM
For owners located more than 100 miles from an authorized service
center, the following will be provided to those applicable owners.
( excluding the states with high-altitude areas)
* Fuji will either pay for the shipping costs of replacement parts to and
from an authorized service center .
* Or Fuji will provides for a service technician to come to the owner to
make the warranty repair.
* Or Fuji will pay for the repair to be made at a local nonauthorized service
center.
All repairs qualifying under this limited warranty must be performed by a
service dealer authorized by ROBIN AMERICA. In the event that any
emission-related part is found to be defective during the warranty period,
you shall notify Robin America customer service department at 1-800-2776246 (toll-free phone number) website.warranty@robinamerica.com
(e-mail address) and you will be advised of the appropriate warranty
service dealer or service providers where the warranty repair can be
performed.
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CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT
YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGA TIONS
The California Air Resources Board and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (herein "FUJI") are pleased to explain the
emissions control system warranty on your small off-road engine (SORE). In California, new SOREs must be
designed, built and equipped to meet the State's stringent anti-smog standards. FUJI must warrant the emissions
control system on your SOREs for the periods of time listed below provided there has been no abuse, neglect or
improper maintenance of your SOREs.
Your emissions control system may include parts such as the carburetor, fuel-injection system, the ignition system,
catalytic converter, fuel tanks, fuel lines, fuel caps, valves, canisters, filters, vapor hoses, clamps, connectors, and
other associated emission-related components.
Where a warrantable condition exist, FUJI will repair your small off-road engine at no cost to you including diagnosis,
parts and labor.
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY COVERAGE:
This emissions control system is warranted for two years. If any emissions-related part on your engine is defective,
the part will be repaired or replaced by FUJI.
OWNER'S WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES:
-As the SORE owner, you are responsible for performance of the required maintenance listed in your
owner's manual. FUJI recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your SORE , but
FUJI cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of receipts.
-As the SORE owner, you should however be aware that FUJI may deny you warranty coverage if your
SORE or a part has failed due to abuse, neglect, or improper maintenance or unapproved modifications.
-You are responsible for presenting your SORE to distribution center or service center authorized by ROBIN
AMERICA Inc. 905 Telser Road, Lake Zurich, Illinois 60047 (herein ROBIN AMERICA) as soon as the problem
exists. The warranty repairs should be completed in a reasonable amount of time, not to exceed 30 days.
If you have a question regarding your warranty coverage, you should contact the Robin America Inc. Customer
Service Department at 1-800-277-6246. (E-mail address : Website.Warranty@robinamerica.com)
GENERAL EMISSIONS WARRANTY COVERAGE
- California Only FUJI warrants to the ultimate purchaser and each subsequent purchaser that the SORE (1) has been designed, built
and equipped so as to conform with all applicable regulations; and (2) is free from defects in materials and
workmanship that cause the failure of a warranted part to conform with those regulations as may be applicable to the
terms and conditions stated below.
(a) The warranty period begins on the date the engine is delivered to an ultimate purchaser or first placed into
service. The warranty period is two years.
(b) Subject to certain conditions and exclusions as stated below, the warranty on emissions related parts is as
follows:
(1) Any warranted part that is not scheduled for replacement as required maintenance in your owner's manual is
warranted for the warranty period stated above. If the part fails during the period of warranty coverage, the
part will be repaired or replaced by FUJI according to subsection (4) below. Any such part repaired or
replaced under warranty will be warranted for the remainder of the period.
(2) Any warranted part that is scheduled only for regular inspection in your owner's manual is warranted for the
warranty period stated above. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty will be warranted for the
remaining warranty period.
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(3) Any warranted part that is scheduled for replacement as required maintenance in your owner's manual is
warranted for the period of time before the first scheduled replacement date for that part. If the part fails
before the first scheduled replacement, the part will be repaired or replaced by FUJI according to subsection
(4) below. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty will be warranted for the remainder of the
period prior to the first scheduled replacement point for the part.
(4) Repair or replacement of any warranted part under the warranty provisions herein must be performed at a
warranty station at no charge to the owner.
(5) Notwithstanding the provisions herein, warranty services or repair will be provided at all of our distribution
centers that are franchised to service the subject engines.
(6) The owner must not be charged for diagnostic labor that leads to the determination that a warranted part is
in fact defective, provided that such diagnostic work is performed at a warranty station.
(7) FUJI is liable for damages to other engine components proximately caused by a failure under warranty of
any warranted part.
(8) Throughout the engine warranty period stated above, FUJI will maintain a supply of warranted parts
sufficient to meet the expected demand for such parts.
(9) Any replacement part may be used in the performance of any warranty maintenance or repairs and must be
provided without charge to the owner. Such use will not reduce the warranty obligations of FUJI.
(10) Add-on or modified parts that are not exempted by the Air Resources Board may not be used. The use of
any non-exempted add-on or modified parts by the ultimate purchaser will be grounds for disallowing a
warranty claims. FUJI will not be liable to warrant failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a nonexempted add-on or modified part.
(c) WARRANTED PARTS:
The repair or replacement of any warranted part otherwise eligible for warranty coverage may be excluded from
such warranty coverage if FUJI demonstrates that the engine has been abused, neglected, or improperly
maintained, and that such abuse , neglect ,or improper maintenance was the direct cause of the need for repair or
replacement of the part. That notwithstanding, any adjustment of a component that has a factory installed, and
properly operating, adjustment limiting device is still eligible for warranty coverage. The following emissions
warranty parts list are covered.
EXHAUST EMISSIONS
(1) Fuel Metering System
(A) Carburetor and internal parts.
(2) Air Induction System
(A) Air filter.
(3) Ignition System
(A) Spark plugs.
(B) Magneto or electronic ignition system.
*EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS
(1) Fuel Tank
(2) Fuel Cap
(3) Fuel Line
(4) Fuel Line Fittings
(5) Clamps
(6) Vapor Hoses
(7) Carbon Canister
(8) Canister Mounting Brackets
(9) Air Cleaner Purge Port Connector
NOTE: This list based upon the items found in Title 13 Section 2405(d) for exhaust emissions and Section 2760(d)
for evaporative emissions.
*Fuji is not liable for the warranty on these parts if these parts are installed on the engine by the equipment
manufacture. Please refer to the equipment manufactures warranty.
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