2.5 OPERATING PROCEDURES.
2.51 Operating the Generator Set 150 k.W
Do not operate Generator Set 150 kW unless it is properly grounded and all load
teeminals are not shorted. Failure to observe this warning can result in severe
personal Injury or death.
Before starting the Generator Set, note the ambient temperature and refer to
figs. 2-16 and 2-17 as applicable. Do not use Glow Plug/ Start procedures when
temperatures are above 32°F. Use Glow Plug/ Start procedures when tempera-
tures are below 32° F, -0° C and -12° F, - 30° C. Use Engine Pre-start procedures
when temperatures are below -12 F, -32 C.
Before operating Generator Set 150 kW, all connections must be made to the
PDU. See also 150 kW Short operating Instructions plate (figure 2-17).
If the diesel engine does not run smoothly or emits dense whitish gray-smoke,
set the GLOWPLUG/START rotary switch (19) back to GLOWPLUG and repeat
the glowplug procedure (maximum duration: 3 minutes).
188.8.131.52 Starting the Diesel Engine and Synchronous Generator.
Open flap (1, figure 2-18) and turn MASTER SWITCH (21) to ON
b. Turn GLOWPLUG/START rotary switch (19) to START and hold:
Diesel engine must start and begin accelerating within 20 seconds.
BATTERY CHARGING CONTROL and OIL PRESSURE lamps (5 and 7) go out 2-3 seconds after engine starts.
If the diesel engine does not start within 20 seconds, wait approximately 30 seconds and repeat the starting procedure.
Troubleshoot using figure 4-9 if the diesel engine does not start.
The synchronous generator is activated In approximately 90 seconds.
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