Owning a generator for the first time can be quite stressful. You do not know what to expect any time the machine makes a strange noise or movement. It could be a major mechanical problem incubating gradually until the generator breaks down. This is why you need some maintenance tips at your fingertips so that you can detect and prevent mechanical shortfalls in good time. This piece outlines some of the basic tips you need to keep your petrol generator in good shape.