Section I. GENERAL
This manual is for your use in operating and main-
taining the DOD Standard Generator Sets, 10KW
Diesel Engine Driven, Model MEP-003A and Model
MEP-112A. It contains sections for operating proce-
dures for operation under both normal and unusual
conditions; a section for lubrication instructions, in-
cluding a Lubrication Order; a section for preventive
maintenance; a section for troubleshooting; and sec-
tions for both operator maintenance procedures and
organizational maintenance procedures. Thoroughly
familiarize yourself with the unit before operating
1-2. LIMITED APPLICABILITY
Some portions of this publication are not applicable
to all services. These portions are prefixed to indi-
cate the services to which they pertain: (A) for Army,
(F) for Air Force, (N) for Navy, and (MC) for Marine
Corps. Portions not prefixed are applicable to all
s e r v i c es
1-3. Maintenance Forms and Records
a. (A) Maintenance forms and records used by
Army personnel are prescribed in TM 38-750.
b. (F) Maintenance forms and records used by Air
Force personnel are prescribed in AFM-66-1 and the
applicable 00-20 Series Technical Orders.
c. (N) Navy users should refer to their service
peculiar directives to determine applicable mainte-
nance forms and records to be used.
d. (MC) Maintenance forms and records used by
Marine Corps personnel are prescribed in TM 4700-
e. (A) HAND RECEIPT. Hand receipts for the
End Item/Components of End Item (COEI), Basic
Issue Items (BII), and Additional Authorization List
(AAL) items are published in a Hand Receipt Manual.
The Hand Receipt manual numerical designator is
the same es the related Technical Manual with the
letters HR added to the number. These manuals are
published to aid in property accountability and are
available through: commander, US Army Adjutant
General publications Center, ATTN: AGDL-OD,
1655 Woodson Road, St. Louis, MO 63114.
1-4. REPORTING OF ERRORS
Report of errors, omissions, and recommendations
for improvement of this publication by the individual
user is encouraged. Reports should be submitted as
mander, US Army Troop Support and Materiel
Readiness Command, ATTN DRSTS-MPSD, 4300
Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63120.
b. (F) Air Force -
AFTO Form 22 directly to:
Commander, Sacramento Air Logistics Center, ATTN:
MMEDT, McClellan Air Force Base, CA 95652, in
accordance with TO-00-5-1.
c. (N) Navy - by letter directly to: Commanding
Officer, US Navy, Ships Parts Control Center, ATTN:
Code 783, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.
d. (MC) Marine Corps - by NAVMC Form 10772
directly to: Commandant Headquarters, US Marine
Corps, ATTN: Code LMA-1, WASH DC 20380.
1-5. L E V E L S O F M A I N T A N C E A C C O M P L I S H-
M E N T .
a. (A, MC) Army and Marine Corps users shall
refer to the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC) for
tasks and levels of maintenance to be performed.
b. (F) Air Force users shall accomplish mainte-
nance at the user level consistent with their capabil-
ity in accordance with policies established in AFM
c. (N) Navy users shall determine their mainte-
nance levels in accordance with their service direc-
1-6. (A, MC) DESTRUCTION OF MATERIAL TO PRE-
VENT ENEMY USE.
Army and Marine Corps personnel shall refer to TM
750-244-3 as a Source for procedures for the de-
struction of material to prevent enemy use.
1-7. (A, F,MC) ADMINISTRATIVE STORAGE.
Army personnel shall refer to TM 740-90-1, Ad-
ministrative Storage, for procedures for storage of
this equipment. Air Force personnel shall refer to
TO 35-1-4, Processing and Inspection of Aerospace
Ground Equipment, for storage and shipment of this
equipment. Marine Corps personnel shall refer to
1-8. PREPARATION FOR SHIPMENT AND STORAGE
a. (A) Army - Refer to TB 740-97-2 and TM 740-
b. (F) Air Force - Refer to TO 35-1 -4 for end item
Generator Sets and to TO 38-1-5 for installed engine.
c. (N, MC) Navy and Marine Corps refer to indi-
a. (A) Army - DA Form 2028 directly to: Com-
vidual Service directives for require-rents.
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