How to Use a Generator Interlock

Knowing how to operate your generator is critical for both use and safety.  Following some simple instructions can make an important difference the next time you experience an electrical outage.

Generator Interlock Kit Instructions:

  1. Turn Main circuit breaker “OFF”
  2. Turn “OFF” all branch circuit breakers
  3. Slide interlock plate
  4. Turn GENERATOR breaker “ON”
  5. Connect and start
  6. Turn “ON” essential circuits

WARNING: Engage circuits one at a time, allow time for large loads to start.

Reverse procedure to return to MAIN power.