INSTALLATION AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
2-1. Unloading the Equipment The approximate total dry weight of the generator set is 10,000 pounds. A crane may
be used to unload the unit. The equipment must be kept in the UP position while unloading.
Do not use a lifting device with a capacity of less than 12,000 pounds. Do not allow the crated generator
set to swing while it is suspended. Failure to observe this warning may result in serious injury or death to
2-2. Unpacking the Equipment
a. General. For domestic shipment, the generator set is shipped uncrated on wooden skids.
b. Depreservation. Prior to placing the unit in operation, accomplish depreservation in accordance with instructions
outlined in DA Form 2258 (Depreservation Guide of Engineer Equipment). DA Form 2258 is attached on or near the
2-3. Inspecting and Servicing Equipment
a. Inspection. Make a thorough visual inspection of the entire generator set for loose or missing mounting
hardware, damage, and missing parts. Inspect the fuel lines for cracks and leaks.
Perform the preventive maintenance checks and services (para 3-6).
Lubricate the unit in accordance with the current lubrication order.
Service the batteries.
Refer to table 2-1 for anti-freeze solution percentages and to TM 9-207 for detailed cold weather operation
2-4. Installation of Separately Packed Components
Batteries. The four 12-volt batteries are located below the radiator. Batteries are shipped in dry state and the electrolyte
is shipped in a separate container. Fill and connect batteries as described below. See figure 2-2.
Use extreme care when handling electrolyte.
Wash immediately if skin has been exposed.
clothing contaminated by electrolyte.
Table 2-1. Freezing Points, Composition and Specific Gravities of Military Antifreeze Materials
Issued full strength and ready mixed for 0 to
-65F. temperatures for both initial installation
and replenishment of losses.
See footnote at end of table.