This unit has been in use for over 6 years - it had a life keeping up batteries on board a yacht running 1 to 2 hours nearly each day for 2 years a holiday for 1 year -and the last 3 maintaining a solar powered bush site batteries running 1 to 3 hours per day nearly every day. It died with a fault in the invertor module and the cost was so excessive ( $450 ) hat I decided to purchase a new unit and keep the older unit for spares. Long like is assured if you use GOOD oil and change it regularly. Purchased from Bunnings whom were deleting Kipor from their stock at the time. Sale price to me was about $550.
Great little gen
Our little kipor must be up to 500 to 600 hours ,oil changes every 25 hours air cleaner clean outs a must , removing the spark arestor and muffler and giving it a good cleaning helps and a spare spark plug ,,use a good quality 10/30 small engine oil we use Honda brand oil ,
Was terrific when it worked but only lasted about 25 hrs before it stopped producing power. The motor runs and starts well. Have been told cost to much to fix. The importer told me they just replace the whole unit if it is under warranty. Now it just sits in the shed looking brand new and mocking me!
Only one problem
I run a 25 amp battery charger and 80 litre fridge with no problems. The only problem I have had is with starting and by removing the on off starter and carefully cleaning behind it it again started with no problems. If by turning the on off selector and not hearing an audible click the generator will never start.
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Questions & Answers
The pull start wont pull. HASENT been used for 6years. What do i do to loosen coil?
hi have a kipor gs 1000 moter fine over light on no power
Gday - you have a great little unit my unit has been running for 8 years for 3 to 4 hours most days when the sun does not shine - I have this problem and it was solved by replacing the inverter unit ...inside the case- they are not repairable - suggest you look for 1 on ebay and a competent handy man can replace it PROVIDED he takes his time - currently available for about $350 AUD - good luck - if you want to sell it give me a another post
Hie my generator has its oil alert lamp always it started before the second service and after the second service the lamp is still on, it had the oil filter, air filter, diesel filter and the oil changed, what would the cause for the oil alert lamp to be present?
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