TOTAL MAN HR
Above + 32F
+ 40 to -10
0 to -65
(Above 0 )
(+4to -23 )
(MIL-L-2104C) Heavy Duty
given are in
OIL Can Points
(MIL-L-46167) Sub zero
7. Units in standby service should be started once each
week in locations where ambient temperature remains
FOR OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT IN
below 70 deg F [21.1 deg C] and contains a high
PROTRACTED COLD TEMPERATURES BELOW 10
percentage of humidity. Start engine, bring unit up to
(-23 ). Remove lubricants prescribed in the key for
normal operating temperature and run for approximately
temperatures above -10 (-23 ). Clean parts with dry
thirty minutes. Check electrical equipment for corrosion
cleaning SOLVENT. Relubricate with lubricants specified
on all relays and switch terminals. Check controls for
in the key for temperatures 0 to -65 .
leaks and proper operation.
2. OIL CAN POINTS. Every 100 hours lubricate the door
8. On units in locations where ambient temperature is
hinges, latches, control linkages and all exposed adjusting
normally above 70 deg F [21.1 deg C] perform, starting
threads with OE-HDO.
procedure as above once every two weeks.
3. ENGINE OIL FILTER. Every 300 hours remove oil
Copy of this Lubrication Order will remain with the
filter, install new filter, fill crankcase, operate engine for 5
equipment at all times; instructions contained herein are
minutes, check for leaks, check crankcase oil level and
bring to FULL mark. The crankcase oil level can be
checked with the engine running or in a static condition.
By Order of the Secretary of the Army:
4. When AOAP Laboratory support is not available, drain
JOHN A WICKHAM
General, United States Army
Chief of Staff
5. Army Oil Analysis Program, (AOAP) may be used to
determine oil change interval on units that have not
R. L. DILWORTH
Brigadier General, United States Army
The Adjutant General
6. Lubricating oil standing in engines that are used
infrequently or are in storage between seasons may tend
To be distributed in accordance with DA Form 12-25A,
to oxidize and require changing even though it is not dirty.
Operator and Organizational Maintenance Requirements for
Laboratory testing is the best way to determine whether
Generator Set, Diesel Driven, 120/208V, 240/416V, 100 KW,
oil or fuel is oxidizing under these conditions.
50/60HZ, 3PH, 4 Wire (MEP-008B)
CARD 2 of 2
U.S GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1997 O-418-283 (40480)