Residential Generator Repair
Quick & Reliable Home Generator Repair Services in Southeast Michigan and Beyond
A broken home/residential generator can literally leave you in the dark. If the main power source is already out and you lose your backup as well, your heating and AC won’t work, all communications will be severely in not completely compromised, and important medical equipment will lie dormant. Losing access to any of these functions can threaten your health or even your life, especially under emergency conditions. American Generators provides 24/7 emergency generator repairs that keep your power on at all times.
We Offer the Fastest Response for Emergency Generator Repair
When a generator fails, time is of the essence, especially when the main power is already out. As soon as you request our aid, we will dispatch a team to your house with the equipment and training to sort out the problem. Our factory-trained certified professionals are always standing by, ready to make repairs no matter the weather, date, or time of day. We are also happy to communicate with you until they arrive, providing advice and suggestions on how to restore or maintain your power.
We Repair All Makes and Models of Whole-Home Generators
The American Generators team does not limit itself to any particular brand of generator, but is happy to service all products that families have used. Our factory-trained certified professionals have experience with both gasoline and diesel engines. They have also studied all the major brands, including Cummins, Briggs Stratton, CAT Home & Outdoor, Kohler, and Generac – Michigan families can rest assured that we will be able to repair their power source.
Troubleshooting Common Generator Problems
American Generators can provide you expert knowledge to help troubleshoot problems with your backup power system, if they arise. This small guide can help you in identifying common causes of faulty generation, including:
- Excessive Heat – If your generator becomes inordinately hot while operating, there may be a problem with the radiator. It is important to address this problem early on, as overheating can seriously damage the unit in the long run.
- Thick Oil – Generators that have trouble operating under cold conditions may have broken block heaters, which are responsible for warming the oil. Oil thickens as it grows colder, making it harder to start the engine and wearing it down when it does get going.
- Air Quality – Poor air quality around your generator suggests that there is a problem with the exhaust system. Fixing this is essential not only for your health, but also to keep the engine operating efficiently.
Troubleshooting resolves generator problems more quickly by giving us a better idea of what to look for when we arrive. Our Preventative Maintenance Agreements will help ensure your generator unit will operate when you need it, help assure manufacturer warranty approval, and help to avoid costly repairs.
Our Preventative Maintenance Agreements will help ensure your generator unit will operate when you need it, help assure manufacturer warranty approval, and help to avoid costly repairs.
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