12KW Standby Generator System Service and Troubleshooting Guide Model 01815

Part Number: 275742GS

Service and Troubleshooting Guide. Diagnosis, disassembly, and repair instructions specific to model 01815 standby generators. 12kW 1815 (275742GS)


How do I manually set the test time and day? The auto runs runs at the most inconvenient times.

Asked by: Nakl
You can find this information in your installation manual here:
Answered by: Tracey_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-12-07

I have a briggs and stratton generator model 01815 and it is flashing engine overspeed. What does that mean and what do i need to do.

Asked by: Didi
Please contact your local standby dealer for assistance. You can find a dealer here:
Answered by: Tracey_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-03-25

My customers generator is leaking oil around the housing where you fill the oil (above the exhaust manifold). I can't find a part number or if there is even a gasket available for replacement. Model number is 01815 and serial number is 1013628551.

Asked by: brookselectrical
To locate any information on your engine, you will first need the model type and code. Please see the following link for assistance in locating these numbers: Once you have this information you can find information on your engine here: Select engine as your product type and follow the directions for entering the model type and trim into the search fields.
Answered by: Kaylin_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-02-23

generator wont start in auto but starts in manual no problem. ideas?

Asked by: 1815 gen
Is there a fault code that is coming up? Your best bet would be to have a service dealer come out and take a look at the unit. You can find a dealer here:
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2014-12-19

Battery goes dead read 12v on cables when removed from battery so seems has voltage no current to charge could be scr or resistor? Does anyone else have an opinion. Battery is new goes dead in about 1 1/2 weeks.

Asked by: gregl
Please have a dealer come out and look at the unit. There is likely an underlying issue causing this. You can find a dealer here:
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2015-01-31
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