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H&OP DOES MY PORTABLE GENERATOR NEED TO BE GROUNDED FAQS?

H&OP HOW DO I GROUND MY GENERATOR?

HOW DOES ENGINE SMART CONTROL WORK ON THE INV2000?

WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS DO I NEED TO TAKE BEFORE AND WHILE LIFTING MY PORTABLE GENERATOR?

HOW DO I SHUT OFF MY PORTABLE GENERATOR?

HOW DO I START MY PORTABLE GENERATOR?

DOES MY UNIT HAVE A FUEL FILTER?

WHEN SHOULD I NOT USE THE ENGINE IDLE CONTROL SWITCH?

HOW DOES ENGINE IDLE CONTROL WORK ON THE 12KW?

DOES MY 12KW COME WITH A SMART CHARGER AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

WILL MY PORTABLE GENERATOR START AUTOMATICALLY IF POWER IS DOWN?

DO THE CAT PORTABLE GENERATORS HAVE A REMOTE START OPTION?

DOES THE GENERATOR NEED TO SIT ON LEVEL GROUND DURING OPERATION?

IS IT SAFE TO MOVE THE GENERATOR AROUND WHILE IT IS OPERATING?

ARE THERE HOME APPLIANCES OR TOOLS THAT I SHOULD NOT USE WHEN MY HOME IS USING PORTABLE GENERATOR POWER?

DO I NEED TO TURN OFF MY APPLIANCES / DEVICES BEFORE CONNECTING THEM TO A PORTABLE GENERATOR?

CAN I OPERATE MY PORTABLE GENERATOR IN WET CONDITIONS LIKE RAIN OR SNOW?