BASE GROUP REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
a. The base group consists of a rigid frame
skid base and a fuel tank. (fig. 15-1).
b. The main fuel tank is mounted in the skid base,
recessed so that the engine and generator may be
mounted above it without interference.
Refer to the Operator and Organizational Maintain-
ance Manual and remove the main fuel tank.
15-3. Cleaning and Inspection.
a. Clean the skid base with cleaning solvent,
Federal Specification P -D -680.
b. Use a stiff bristled brush to remove heavily
concentrated grease and dirt.
Flush inside of the fuel tank with steam under
pressure. Rinse with hot water and detergent to
insure that rust flakes and other foreign material
have been removed.
d. Inspect the skid base, and fuel tank for
cranks and distortion.
Inspect tapped holes for damaged threads.
Repair cracks in the skid base, and fuel
tank by welding or brazing.
File or sand the weld
Repair the threads in
Install the fuel
marks to an even
the tapped holes by
tank in the skid base. (Refer
to the Operator and Organizational Maintenance
b. Install the engine and generator assembly.
Refer to Operator and Organizational
Maintenance Manual, and install housing.
Key to Fig. 15-1
Change 1 15-1