Neglected Fuel Results in Major Generator Repair Costs

Fuel Tank Remediation Collage

Don’t let this happen to you. Why pay attention to the diesel fuel in your generator storage tank? Because doing so might prevent a costly remediation and repair bill. A little attention to the fuel in the tank could have saved the owner of this generator nearly $13,000 in repairs. Here’s what happened.

P3 is now your Generac Select Dealer

P3 Generator Services Generac Select Dealer

Trained in all aspects of generator maintenance for diesel, natural gas, and propane systems, the P3 Generator Services team provides sales, service, and repair on all major brands of standby power generation equipment and has been doing so for nearly three decades. In addition to our commitment to provide factory tech experience at affordable rates, […]

The BEST time for a generator failure is ….

Noon on a clear day, or 2 AM during a storm.  When do you want to hear about your generator problems? We’ll take bets that it’s not the latter. Yet many facility managers have the same fear. Will their generator perform as expected when the power goes out in the middle of the night? Discovering […]

What you can’t see might be killing your generator.

Bad Fuel Kills Generators

When a generator fails to start or is running poorly the first thing people think is that there must be a mechanical issue. Yet surprisingly, most performance issues can be traced back to bad fuel quality. Here’s why you should care.

Is your generator NFPA compliant?

Load Bank Testing-P3-Generator-Services

Cross-Industry Benefits of Load Banking: What you need to know. Many health care facilities are required to meet certain aspects of NFPA Code when it comes to testing and ensuring adequate performance from their emergency generator systems. Yet the benefits of load banking your generator go beyond simply meeting a mandate and are good practice […]

A Money Saving Benefit of Remote Monitoring

Remote Monitoring by P3 Generator Services

Another piece to help complete the puzzle of proper generator maintenance. Why should I invest in remote monitoring for our generator when we already have maintenance personnel on staff that do just that? This is certainly a valid point and one we hear quite often. However, having a remote monitoring solution for your emergency generator […]

Generator Maintenance – a puzzle not too difficult to solve

Quality generator maintenance means so much more than simply changing fluids. Think of it as a puzzle where every element is integral to the solution and each one uniquely connects to the other. Success is only gained when every piece is carefully put into place. And a puzzle with missing pieces is unsolvable. Is your […]

Member: Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

P3 Generator Services is proud to have joined the huge association of businesses that make up the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce which represents Warren County, NJ and the Pennsylvania counties of Northampton, Lehigh, Carbon. #LVCC #thechamber

The Cooling System Flush: Why, When, What, and How Much

P3 Generator Services Coolant System Flush

The Cooling System Flush – An uninteresting topic? Think again. This one may save you from thousands of dollars in unexpected repairs and sudden generator failure. Radiator failures can be huge expenses that may leave your generator unusable for days while parts are ordered and repairs made. A situation that can leave any building manager […]

What is wet stacking and what to do about it?

Wet Stacking P3 Generator Services

Preventing side effects from diesel wet-stacking Weekly runs of a diesel generator are certainly important to lubricate moving parts and ensure starting. However, they are typically not run under load and therefore do not allow the engine to reach proper operating temperature. Over time carbon deposits from unburnt fuel will build up in the combustion […]