Neglect in the periodic maintenance as specified in the owners manual. Improper repairs or maintenance including any repairs and/or maintenance carried out by a non accredited service agent. Operating methods other than those indicated in the owners manuals. The use of non genuine parts or accessories. Normal wear and tear including but not limited to the fading of painted or plated surfaces. Consumable parts including but not limited to keys, spark plugs, fuel and oil filters, recoil starter ropes, wheels, lubricants, oil grease and fuel. Cleaning, adjustments and normal periodic maintenance work including but not limited to cleaning of battery, carburettor, engine oil, fuel tank and injectors. Overloading resulting in damage of the AVR, circuit breaker, stator and rotor. Charging and proper maintenance of the battery. Incorrect preparation when using the generator for the first time as set out in the owners manual. Fire damage as a result of overloading, incorrect insullation, incorrect refueling and any other cause as set out in the owners manual. Damage to any electronic and/or electrical appliances connected to the generator.