Section I. GENERAL
This manual is for your use in operating and main-
taining the DOD Standard Generator Set, 5KW
Diesel Engine Driven, Model MEP-002A. It con-
tains sections for operating procedures for opera-
tion under both normal and unusual conditions;
a section for lubrication instructions, including
a Lubrication Order; a section for preventive
maintenance; a section for troubleshooting; and
sections for both operator maintenance procedures
Thoroughly familiarize yourself with the unit
before operating or servicing.
1-2. LIMITED APPLICABILITY.
Some portions of this publication are not appli-
cable to all services. These portions are prefixed
to indicate the services to which they pertain:
(A) for Army, (F) for Air Force, (N) for Navy,
and (MC) for Marine Corps. Portions not prefixed
are applicable to all services.
1-3. MAINTENANCE FORMS AND RECORDS.
a. (A) Maintenance forms and records used by
Army personnel are prescribed in DA PAM 738-
b. (F) Maintenance forms and records used by
Air Force personnel are prescribed in AFM-66-1
and the applicable 00-20 Series Technical Orders.
c. (N) Navy users should refer to their service
peculiar directives to determine applicable main-
tenance forms and records to be used.
d. (MC) Maintenance forms and records used
by Marine Corps personnel are prescribed in
1-3.1. (A) HAND RECEIPT.
Hand Receipts covering the End Item/Components
of End Item (COEI), Basic Issue (BII) and Addi-
tional Authorization List (AAL) items are published
in an Army Hand Receipt Manual. The Hand
Receipt Manual numerical designation is the same
as the related Army Technical Manual with the
are published to aid in property accountability and
are available through:
Commander, US Army
Adjustant General Publication Center, ATTN:
AGDLD, 1655 Woodson Road, St. Louis, MO
1-4. REPORTING OF ERRORS.
Report of errors, omissions, and recommendations
for improvement of this publication by the indi-
vidual user is encouraged. Reports should be
submitted as follows:
a. (A) Army - DA Form 2028 directly to:
Commander, US Army Troop Support Command,
ATTN: AMSTR-MCTS, 4300 Goodfellow Boule-
vard, St. Louis, MO 63120-1798.
b. (F) Air Force - AFTO Form 22 directly to:
Commander, Sacramento Air Logistics Center,
ATTN: SM-ALC-MMEDTA, McClellan Air Force
CA 95652-5609 in accordance with
c. (N) Navy - by letter directly to: Command-
Naval Construction Battalion Center,
ATTN: Code 15741, Bldg. 43, Port Hueneme, CA
d. (MC) Marine Corps - by NAVMC Form
10772 directly to: Commanding General, Marine
Corps Logistics Base, (Code 850), Albany, GA
1-5. LEVELS OF MAINTENANCE
a. (A, MC) Army and Marine Corps users shall
refer to the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC)
for tasks and levels of maintenance to be performed.
b. (F) Air Force users shall accomplish main-
tenance at the user level consistent with their
capability in accordance with policies established
in AFM 66-1.
c. (N) Navy users shall determine their main-
tenance levels in accordance with their service
letters HR added to the number. These manuals