KEEP IT READY.
Briggs & Stratton portable generators are designed and manufactured to provide years of reliable use. However, like with all powered products, there are several things you should do to make sure your portable generator is ready to start and provide power at a moments notice.
Short-Term Storage (2-3 weeks)
After each use, clean debris off unit.
Store in a spot in your garage or out-building where you can get to it easily when you need to use it.
Long-Term Storage (2-3 months)
For longer-term storage, fill tank with fuel and add a gasoline stabilizer in the tank like Briggs & Stratton® 5-in-1 Advanced Formula Fuel Treatment and Stabilizer.
Perform scheduled maintenance per your owner’s manual.
If at all possible store it inside where it will be dry, protected and easy to get to.
Refer to your owner’s manual for specific instructions.
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