About This Class

Generac’s Air Cooled generator is the most popular home standby generator in the market today! This class will teach you everything you need to know to be able to troubleshoot and repair these generators. No previous experience is required to take this course.

The class entails a nice balance between the amount of time spent in the classroom and the time spent in the lab troubleshooting and repairing generators. What you learn in this course will give you the confidence you need to be able to troubleshoot and repair Generac’s air cooled product.

Generac 3-Day Air Cooled Course


  • Nightly exercises
  • Electrical safety
  • Generator Fundamentals
  • Engine and generator control operational analysis
  • Fuel systems and proper gaseous fuel pressure testing
  • Proper unit maintenance to include valve lash, oil and air filter(s)
  • Proper Installation guidelines and procedures
  • Hands-on troubleshooting and operation
  • Alternator operation and testing
  • Engine operation, familiarization and testing
  • Battery, starter and charging system fundamentals and
  • Transfer switches familiarization and testing
  • Installation and application information
  • Hands On Troubleshooting
  • Complete unit teardown and rebuild to include proper Rotor/Stator removal and replacement procedure
  • Proper use of Diagnostic Flow Charts and Testing Procedures
  • Proper use of test equipment and tools to include, but not limited to, VOM, Ammeter, Manometer, Torque Wrench,
  • Battery Tester, Compression/Leak-down Tester
  • Use of schematics & wiring diagrams

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Course Fees:
Fees include instruction, program materials, and lunch. Cost subject to change.

Laptop Requirements:
A PC with CD drive running MS Windows operating systems (Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or 8), along with the latest version of Adobe Reader.


No polyester clothing, all cotton clothing required. No shorts, tank tops or open-toed shoes allowed. No cell phones or pagers during class hours.