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Old May 29th, 2013, 02:22 PM   #21
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Old May 29th, 2013, 02:23 PM   #22
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Old May 29th, 2013, 02:31 PM   #23
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My parents put in a guardian generac (14kw?) standby generator about 4 years ago. Last night the power went out and.... Nothing, generator turned on but did not make any power. Electrician came out today and it's dead... With 65 hrs on it and only 10 of those hours are from actual use and not the weekly exorcize cycle. The electrician tells them that he installed 5 of these the same year he did theirs and they are now all dead, warranty was for 3 years. Gardian/generac says shit outta luck, Internet says class action lawsuit.
I called and started the process on my end. Your "electrician" that installed it never even took the time to register it for your parents.

I'll have to call your dad and find out what happened, or if he can email me or fax me the service documents he has on the unit, that would be fine.
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Old May 29th, 2013, 02:44 PM   #24
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Your "electrician" that installed it never even took the time to register it for your parents.
A few trademarks of "a good deal".
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How's that working out for you?

I quit posting my used product for sale here because it generated about 100 pm's a month asking if I have any other used equipment.
Once we got the pressure regulator set properly, absolutely flawless. I have zero complaints and would do the deal again. It's a wonderful feeling to have the power go out and by the time you count to 20 you are back watching Dancing With the Stars.


I would probably even recommend the shady character as a quality seller.
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I have one of these in my house, came with the house. Have only had to use it once in the year I've been here and it worked fine. Luckily for me I'm fed from the station that's my reporting point, so power goes out I go there and turn it back on.
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Ours has been flawless in the few years we've had it. As WR says, its almost funny when the power goes out now.

Or when the power comes back on, and you hear all those suckers with their gas powered gensets still running...
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Ours has been flawless in the few years we've had it. As WR says, its almost funny when the power goes out now.

Or when the power comes back on, and you hear all those suckers with their gas powered gensets still running...
I run a gas powered noisy arsed briggs to annoy my felonious neighbor

since the big tornado a few years ago here in Fenton our power has been out less than 3x ever, and at most it was 3 hours when an underground transformer thing across the street blew up.
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LOL. your electrician is an idiotic fuckhead. I maintain over 1,000 units in that era, and failures are completely uncommon. Generators usually don't just "die" unless the generator is undersized for the application. If this was a freakish issue where a rotor delaminated or such, I can probably get you taken care of.

BTW, if your electrician actually had a 100% failure rate, I'd bet you any amount of money that his hackjob of a plumber installed such a grossly undersized fuel line that it caused all these engines to run so lean, the heat caused the failures.

If this generator is in SE Michigan I can get you taken care of. send me the serial number and your parents phone number.



They have 84% of the standby market, 43% less failure rate than Kohler, 37% less failure rate as GE. By far the most reliable standby unit available in the under $10,000 price range.

The highest power output to dollar spent.

The cleanest frequency and sine compared to any other standby in the residential market.

Fact=Lies...All lies I tell you.

Keep your biased opinions out of this women.
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Old May 30th, 2013, 07:20 AM   #30
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I have one of these in my house, came with the house. Have only had to use it once in the year I've been here and it worked fine. Luckily for me I'm fed from the station that's my reporting point, so power goes out I go there and turn it back on.

NFPA 37 prevents the installation of a stationary engine inside a residential building. You should move it outside before you die from c02 emissiosn.
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I run a gas powered noisy arsed briggs to annoy my felonious neighbor

since the big tornado a few years ago here in Fenton our power has been out less than 3x ever, and at most it was 3 hours when an underground transformer thing across the street blew up.
Oh, I don't mind the noise, its not loud as the neighbors are not right next to us. But with the automatic standby, when the power returns, it hot-swaps back to line power without a flicker, and powers down. Most people with the gas plug in generators don't realize the power is back for a while, sometimes an hour or two...
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Hole Lee Fawk! My parents have one of these too!!!!!

Please post exact model!
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NFPA 37 prevents the installation of a stationary engine inside a residential building. You should move it outside before you die from c02 emissiosn.

Lol, correction I have one of this in my yard connected to my house.
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Lol, correction I have one of this in my yard connected to my house.
sounds more safe
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