ARMY TM 9-6115-604-12
NAVY NAVFAC P-8-633-12
Skid Base. Inspect and service the skid base by checking It for corrosion, dents, and paint scrapes. Repaint as
required In accordance with MIL-T-704. Refer to the next higher level of maintenance for major repairs.
Tool Box. Inspect tool box to verify that the hinges are straight and secure. Check for dents and scratches.
Repaint as required in accordance with MIL-T-704.
Fire Extinguishers. The set contains three fire extinguishers, two in the engine compartment and one In the control
room. Verify validity dates on tags. Check charge indicators on cylinders.
Exhaust Fan. The exhaust fan ventilates the control room. Ensure that the exhaust fan is free of debris on both
interior and exterior sides. Lubricate the shutters as required. Repaint as necessary in accordance with MIL-T-
Figure 3-4. Shutter Control Lever Assembly
MAINTENANCE OF DC ELECTRICAL AND CONTROL SYSTEM.
Maintenance of Batteries. The generator set contains four 12-volt, lead-acid storage batteries located In the
generator compartment on the right hand skid.
Batteries generate explosive gases during operation which can cause injury to personnel. Use
extreme caution when working on or around batteries. Do not smoke or use open flames in the
vicinity when servicing the batteries.
Electrolyte contains sulfuric acid which can cause severe burns and Injury to personnel. It is
highly toxic to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. Skin, eye, and respiratory protection is
required to avoid injury to personnel.
When necessary to remove batteries, use two people. Batteries have dry weight of 108 pounds
(49 kg) and wet weight of 150 pounds (68 kg) each. Lifting may cause Injury to personnel.