If you generator is not producing power, or if your generator is not working, or if your generator is not starting, it is obvious that it needs service. But sometimes, it may be doing all of the above and still be requiring maintenance or service.
A generator is not just another household appliance, but a scaled down version of an electrical power plant. It has complex control circuits, sensitive fuel requirements, and an array of sensors that monitor and protect the integrity of the unit itself and your home electrical system.
All these various parts and pieces of the energy producing system of a generator, are monitored and controlled by a micro controller usually called control board.
For a generator to produce power, or even run at all, all the different components inside of it, must be working and calibrated to exact factory specifications. All these systems require regular inspection, maintenance, and testing to ensure that your generator is ready to work during those time when emergencies strike.
It takes many years of training and schooling to become a seasoned and well trained generator technician. RCS Electrical Services takes pride in the structured hands on training it provides for each technician, and the factory training that we all receive in order to become certified on each of the systems that we service.
Whether you need a Generac generator maintenance, Kohler generator maintenance, Briggs and Stratton generator maintenance, centurion generator maintenance, or any other brand of generator maintenance and repair, RCS Electrical Services has the skills and the training to bring solutions to all your generator maintenance and repair needs.
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After Enclosure Kit Installation
In coastal areas, where generators are exposed to humid salty air, their enclosures tend to wear out fast due to corrosion. Often the generator and engine are in good condition, but rust has destroyed most of the enclosure, chassis, and base.
In these kinds of circumstances we recommend that you replace the enclosure kit rather than discard the entire generator. This procedure is a sure way to preserve the investment you have already made on your generator.
Generators normally cost thousands of dollars, this relatively small investment will preserve your unit for a long time, and allow it to give you the service during those times when emergencies strike.
Rotor and Stator assemblies are ones of the most challenging generator components to repair. Often times this requires to disassemble your entire generator, and remove everything but the engine. Later the rotor and stator need to be installed, and the entire generator reassembled.
Typically a generator that has a faulty rotor or stator assembly behaves in a very strange way, often cranking and running, later to shut down on faults such as RPM Sense Loss or Under Voltage.
RCS Electrical Services has the experience and the training to manage this and all other types of generator service issues.
Generac generators are very robust machines. With consistent maintenance and care they will give you a long service life.
A typical older Generac generator repair consists on minor things that are usually related to fuel pressure or sensor signal issues.
Sometimes other parts may go bad. Electronic parts such as control boards are very reliable, but electro-mechanical parts such as relays and solenoids do not fair as well.
RCS Electrical Services is well trained to repair, tune-up, and perform maintenance on your Generac generator.
When is time to do your Generac generator service or repair, contact us. We are your expert Generac generator technicians.
Kohler generators are known for their reliability and strength. A Kohler generator repair don't come to often if you are taking care of your generator and performing its yearly maintenance.
One thing we have noticed through the years, is that sometime people turn off their Kohler generator to keep them from exercising. Often people think that by doing this they are saving money.
The reality is that when you turn off a Kohler generator, and prevent it from doing its weekly exercise, all kinds of animals, including insects and rodents, can make a home out of your generator. These animals will chew on its electrical wiring, or make nests inside their control cabinets. The bottom line is that it is a very bad idea to turn off or idle a Kohler generator. The money that you may save in fuel is minimal, but the repair expenses are going to mount.
Although your Kohler generator is very robust and reliable, it does need regular service. If your Kohler generator is in need of service, repair or maintenance, click here to make a request for service or repair. You can also click here to learn more about our Kohler generator maintenance and repair program.
Contact us anytime your Kohler generator needs repair, maintenance, or service.
Briggs and Stratton has been a household name in the generator industry for many years. They have created a hardened version of their most sophisticated engines, and deployed them for generator use.
The Vanguard series of generator engines are designed to offer a high degree of reliability, long service life, and endurance. As a result, these generators don't have a history of needing extensive repairs. With consistent maintenance and scheduled services, these units will give you many years of service.
RCS Electrical Services has maintenance program that conforms to manufacturer's specifications for proper maintenance, repair and service of your Briggs and Stratton generator.
You can make a repair or service request by clicking here.
General Electric has the most sophisticated standby generator in the industry today. They offer ample access to the generator and the control system. This allows the technician to conduct his maintenance and repair activities with ease and efficiency.
General Electric generator repair can be kept to a minimum if generator service is done regularly. RCS Electrical Services recommends that generator service is done at least once a year.
Sometimes generator service is not done regularly and a component of a generator may malfunction. The malfunctioning part, can then damage or destroy another part, which can become expensive.
For example, when the battery is not serviced every year, it may dry out and fail. Often the battery charger notices that the battery is not retaining its charge, and puts more power into the battery, which can explode. When a battery explodes, it sprays battery acid inside the generator cabinet. This acid can eat away at sensitive winding inside the generator, which will now cost thousands of dollars to repair. This is just one example at what can occur when generator service is neglected.