keep dirt and grit out of the fuel tank.
2-16. OPERATION UNDER RAINY OR HUMID
CONDITIONS. The housing kit must be installed for
operation under rainy or humid conditions. During dry
periods when the set is not operating, open the doors
and allow the set to dry out. Drain water and sediment
from fuel tank more frequently.
2-17. OPERATION IN SALT WATER AREAS.
Housing Kit must be installed.
Salt water causes corrosive action on metal.
Care must be taken to avoid equipment contact with salt
water. If contact is made, or if the unit is exposed to salt
spray, wash the generator set frequently with clean,
Remove rust or other corrosion and paint all
damaged pre-painted surfaces in accordance with
2-18. OPERATION AT HIGH ALTITUDES. The
generator set will operate at elevations up to 1500 feet
(457 meters) above seal level without special
adjustment or reduction in load. A reduction in the load at
higher altitudes may be necessary, since engines are more
likely to overheat. The following derating factors are
500 KW to 1500 ft ( 457 m) at 125°F (52°C)
400 KW to 5000 ft (1410 m) at 100°F (39°C)
375 KW to 8000 ft (2435 m) at 90°F (32°C)
417 KW to 1500 ft ( 457 m) at 1250F (52°C)
332 KW to 5000 ft (1410 m) at 100°F (39°C)
312 KW to 8000 ft (2435 m) at 90°F (32°C)
2-19. OPERATION IN SNOW. The housing kit must be
installed for operation in snow. Drain water and sediment
from fuel tank more frequently. Check coolant anti-freeze
protection and check batteries. Ensure that drifting snow
does not obstruct normal cooling air flow.
2-20. EMERGENCY OPERATION ON JP5 FUEL.
Engine/generator sets require no adjustments to engine
timing or fuel injectors for operation on JP5 fuel. When
JP5 fuel is used, power output is reduced by a factor of 20