How To Activate a New Generac Generator

How To Activate a New Generac Generator

What is Generac Generator?

A permanently installed Generac home backup generator protects your home automatically. It runs on natural gas or liquid propane (LP) fuel, and sits outside just like a central air conditioning unit.

How To Activate a New Generac Generator

(The unit will only run in manual mode if not activated) to get the activation code. Register the product on either or The confirmation page (last page of the registration ) will show the five-digit activation code at the top of the screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to register my Generac generator?

Your unit needs to be registered and internet connected to fulfill your 10 year warranty. In addition, monitoring capabilities will not function untill your unit is connected to the internet.

How do I call Generac activation?

888-GENERAC. (888-436-3722)

Do Generac generators start automatically?

The Generator Turns On – Automatically – Whether You’re Home or Away. Within a few seconds, it is up to speed and generating electricity.

What causes a Generac generator not to start?

Most often, the spark plug is damaged or malfunctioning and has to be replaced. It is also possible for the issue to be due to fuel line damage. The carburetor could be blocked or damaged. There may be compression issues.

What to do before starting a new generator?

Before Starting a Generator carry out the following checks:

  1. Where to fill or check the water level, lubricating oil level and fuel oil level.
  2. Check level of engine oil using dipstick (How to check and add engine oil)
  3. Check level of coolant in machine radiator, and top-up if low (checking and adding coolant)

What is the most common problem with Generac generators?

The overwhelming majority of Generac generator failures have to do with an old or damaged battery. Generator batteries should be changed every two years at an absolute minimum. Coolant levels. Low coolant levels will trip a sensor and force the generator into a “no start” state.

Is there an app for Generac generators?

Access information such as the current operating status, maintenance schedule, and more directly from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Simply connect your generator to Wi-Fi and download the Mobile Link app. It’s that easy!

How do I setup a generator in my house?

Transfer Switches

  1. Connect the generator to the transfer switch using a gen cord.
  2. Start the generator outside.
  3. Flip the main breakers in the transfer switch from “Line” to “Generator” power.
  4. One at a time, turn on the circuits you want to power.

How do I know if my Generac generator is running?

Each Generac Guardian series air-cooled home standby unit comes with onboard wireless, which can connect to your home’s Wi-Fi router. Once connected, you can monitor the status of your generator directly from your device, 24/7, no matter where you are!

What is the phone number for Generac generator registration?

For registration questions, contact the PWRfleet Registration team directly at or by calling 855-635-5186 option 2. Generac requires photo documentation showing every SnapRS device removed from this site, with every serial number label visible.