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Old 08-28-2022, 07:38 AM   #15
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no need to pull the batteries and take them home if you are going to run the generator each month. make sure you fully disconnect the batteries from all load so there are no parasitic loads on them. then reconnect and run the generator for 1/2 hour or so, with some type of load on it. then shut it down and disconnect batteries. a fully charged battery will last months with no loads on it.

we have an lp fueled generator so we don't have to go through the fuel, stabil, carburetor things.

we do not have electricity at our storage location so the majority of hours that are put on the generator are actually it running at the storage location when we are cleaning it or the monthly generator exercising. we also run it for a couple of hours before we leave on our monthly trips in order to get the residential refrigerator cooled down.
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Old 08-29-2022, 09:13 AM   #16
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Okay great, thanks. I suppose I could do the same thing by unplugging the fuel pump? Thinking if there is a less messy way…
Indeed there is. Right before you put in storage, go fill up the gas tank. Add Sea Foam, 1 bottle/20 gal. of gas. Go drive MH and run generator for 30 minutes under at least 1/2 load. Put in storage. All fuel and lines have been treated and with the tank full you prevent condensation in the tank.
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