My Generac took about 28 ounces of oil. In any case, the book said. I think
the one time I changed the oil, it was 28 or so ounces.
I'd pour in some good name brand oil, such as Penzoil, or Quaker State, or
Halvoline. After about five hours of run time (or what the book says) pull
the drain plug, and change it again.
Change the oil every year after that. I've never heard of "break in" oil.
The one I had, I traded to my parents. One year it wouldn't start. So my
parents neighbor screwed the spark plug out, and sprayed ether into the
spark hole. Dried out the cylinder, and it threw a rod.
You can spray ether onto the air filter, though. That feeds vapor into the
cylinder, and won't kill the machine.
My $500 generator sold for about $75 on Ebay account of that squirt of
Christopher A. Young
Learn more about Jesus
Click to see the full signature.