MAINTENANCE OF THE SUPPORT FRAME ASSEMBLY
6-1. GENERAL. The support frame assembly (figure 6-
1) is mounted directly on the generator set base
assembly. It provides support for major components of
the generator set, as well as providing a support for the
optional housing kit. It is comprised of front, center, and
rear support frames held together by tie bars.
6-2. REPLACEMENT. Removal and replacement of
support frame assembly members, are as follows:
If generator set had a housing kit,
mufflers would be partially removed
prior to removing the housing kit.
Remove housing kit, refer to Chapter 15.
Remove the AC-DC control box, external power
box, control cubicle and reconnection box (see
Partially disassemble the air-cleaner and muffler
assemblies in order to dismantle the support
frame. The air-cleaner bracket bolts mounted
on the top center support frame (5, figure 6-1)
supporting the mufflers to the silencer frame tie
bar assembly (13), and remove mufflers.
Frame supports (4, 5, 6 11, and 12) are
removed by removing screws (1), nuts (3), and
Remove silencer frame tie bar assembly (13) as
a complete unit.
SILENCER FRAME ASSEMBLY IS
HEAVY. BE SURE TO PROVIDE
Support frames (uprights) (21, 22, 23, 24, 25,
and 26) are mounted to base assembly with
screws (18), nuts (20) and washers (19).
The bar assembly (7) must be
support frames (25 and 26).
Remove folding step (17) from center right hand
support frame (24) by removing screw (14), nuts
(16), and washers (15).