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Automatic Standby Generator, 7kw
Home Maintenance and Structures
Electrical Systems
Generators or Power Plants (606)
GENERAC POWER SYSTEMS, INC.    
Generac Power Systems, Guardian Plus
0043893
4299489
 
 
Colwell Diesel Service
Unspecified
12/5/2005 This date is an estimate
The 12 volt lead acid battery in our generator exploded. The generator is made by Generac Power Systems, model 04389, 7kw air cooled automatic standby generator. The s/n is 4299489. The unit is about 6 years old. The battery is used to automatically start the generator in the event of a power outage. Luckily the enclosure contained most of the acid that was blown out of the battery, and no one was near the unit at the time.
7/3/2012
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Male
57 years
Yes
No
No
I washed out the acid and replaced the battery. I will contact the dealer to see if they have any recommendations about modifying the built-in charger so it doesn't over charge the battery.
No
Yes

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