Operating Instructions & Parts Manual
Dayton professional-duty generators are rugged and compact. These models provide
dependable, trouble-free service. The alternators are brushless with revolving fields.
Yanmar diesel engines provide long life under heavy use. These engines are governed to
maintain engine speed of 3600 RPM under load. 3600 RPM engine speed provides 120/
240V, 60 Hz power. Additional features include circuit breaker protection, spark-arresting
muffler, large fuel tank, oil alert system, electric starter, and a pressurized lubrication
Please read and save these instructions. Read carefully before attempting to assemble, install, operate or maintain the product described.
Protect yourself and others by observing all safety information. Failure to comply with instructions could result in personal injury and/or
property damage! Retain instructions for future reference.
Figure 1 – Model 4W315C
1. Remove generator from carton.
2. Remove any protective packaging
applied to generator for shipment.
3. Check for loose or missing parts. Check
for shipping damage. If any parts are
missing or damaged, promptly inform
dealer where you bought generator.
4. Battery cables are supplied. These cables
are in a separate bag inside generator
carton. You must install these cables to
engine. See “Battery,” page 7 for
Dayton Diesel Electric
Version B - For Reduction G016.J
Printed in U.S.A.