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Power Electrics Meets Stage V

Generator Service & Repair

Power Electrics is UK based with a global reach, we have over 50 highly skilled electrically and mechanically based engineers who specialise in generation. As the UK’s leading power solutions supplier, we can offer complete solution to all your mission-critical power requirements. With over 55 years’ experience, your contract will be maintained with an abundance of industry experience and expert advice specialising in generators. At Power Electrics we ensure an immediate and comprehensive response to your generator power problems, mechanical or electrical.

A Service - Major Service

An annual service check (A) includes checking the:

  • Lubricating system
  • Fuel system
  • Cooling system
  • Air intake system
  • Control panel & instruments
  • Exhaust system
  • Engine electrical system
  • Alternator and general engine maintenance

And changing oil and filters.

The generator is started, and all engine functions and alternator outputs are checked and recorded.

Although the Minor service is a thorough inspection of your generator, it’s more of a check-up service that includes checking lubrication oil, spark plugs and more. To find out more about what is included in these service inspections.

B Service - Minor Service

The six-month service (B) includes checking the:

  • Lubricating system
  • Fuel system
  • Cooling system
  • Air intake system
  • Control panel & instruments
  • Exhaust system
  • Engine electrical system and general engine maintenance

Generator is started and all engine functions and alternator outputs are checked and recorded. Any faults that are simple to fix, are attended to at this time.

The above information is only applicable to standby generators, if your generator is for prime power then you need to have a Major Service carried out every 350-500 hours, to ensure long term serviceability. Please contact us by completing the form below. 

Other Services Available:

  • Dedicated response times
  • Access to 24/7 technical assistance via telephone
  • Inspections or complete service
  • UPS and battery systems
  • Load Bank Testing
  • Control panel upgrading
  • Refurbishment and repair of existing plant
  • Fuel tank replacement
  • Remote monitoring
  • Power quality monitoring
  • Power Electrics offer accredited FG Wilson generator training courses. We offer three levels of technical training including foundation, intermediate, and bite size. Click here to find out more. 
Engineer replacing the generator filters

What is generator maintenance?

Diesel generator sets whether for purposes of a main or emergency supply, must be regularly maintained to ensure quality and longevity. Every standby generator should go through a preventative maintenance service regimen either every 400 hours or every 6 months (typically works out to be once a year) – depending on how regularly the generator is used. 

The benefits of a generator maintenance service are:

  • Extends longevity
  • Prevent failures down the road e.g. discharged battery
  • Helps maintain efficiency
  • Provides emergency power for many years
  • Prevents diesel from wet stacking
  • Checks for signs of wear
  • Drain and replace fuel
  • Inspect and replace oil filter

Where can I get my generator serviced?

Maintenance works can be carried out either on site or at one of Power Electrics’ fully equipped service workshops. We are also happy to relocate your generator to anywhere in the UK where all relocation's are undertaken by trained personnel. Relocation services include but are not limited to:

  • Repair, Refurbishment & Relocation of Generator associated equipment

  • Decommissioning / Recommissioning

  • Major & Minor Repairs

  • Upgrading of Generators to meet the latest Environmental Standards for Emissions and Fuel Storage

Power Electrics’ 24/7 maintenance service is unparalleled throughout the generator industry, with an extensive mobile load bank fleet, ancillary equipment and FG Wilson accredited technical experts.

Service Enquiry

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