GENERATOR SET TEST AND INSPECTION AFTER REPAIR OR OVERHAUL
Section I. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
16-1. The activity performing the repair or overhaul is responsible for the performance of all applicable tests and
inspections specified herein. Activities performing maintenance on any portion of the generator set must perform those
tests and inspections required by the applicable component or system repair instruction.
Section II. INSPECTION
16-2. GENERAL. A thorough inspection of the generator set shall be conducted to ensure that workmanship and
materials are satisfactory. The inspection shall be conducted each time the generator set is overhauled or rebuilt.
16-3. HOUSING AND FRAME INSPECTION.
Check that drain holes are open to prevent moisture accumulation.
Ensure that exposed parts are properly treated to resist corrosion.
Open and close panel doors, engine area doors, and generator area doors to ensure proper installation and
freedom of motion.
Inspect movable door gasketing to ensure that it is weatherproof.
Check that all caps and covers are equipped with ties, chains, or other ties to prevent loss.
16-4. ENGINE INSPECTION.
Check mounting bolts of all components and accessories to ensure that they are firmly secured.
Check designation and data plates for legibility.
Ensure that fuel and hydraulic oil lines are protected from damage due to vibration.
16-5. GENERATOR INSPECTION.
Ensure that generator leads are properly identified and protected from damage due to vibration.
Ensure that inspection openings are protected by screening or protective plates.
Check that the engine generator screws are firmly secured. See table 1-1 for proper torque values.
16-6. ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES INSPECTION.
Check all cable and harness assemblies for secure fastenings and protection against chafing and vibration.
Ensure that all cable and harness connectors are firmly secured in their proper place.