ARMY TM 9-6115-464-12
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-445-1
NAVY NAVFAC P-8-624-12
UNIT MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
INSPECTING AND SERVICING THE GENERATOR SET.
Check the generator set rating plate for positive identification.
Make a complete visual inspection of the exterior of the generator set for evidence of damage which
may have occurred during shipment.
Open the battery compartment access doors (Figure 1-4) and inspect the batteries for damage.
Open the control panel access doors (Figure 1-5) and check the control panel for damage.
Open the generator air intake doors (Figure 1-5) and inspect the generator vent grill for damage.
Open the generator compartment access doors (Figure 1-4 and Figure 1-5) and check each com-
ponent for obvious signs of damage and corrosion.
Open the engine compartment access doors (Figure 1-4 and Figure 1-5) and check the engine and its
components for visible damage.
Check the engine air cleaner assembly and exhaust opening for obstruction.
Check the v-belts for proper adjustment (paragraph 4-40).
(10) Make a thorough visual inspection of the generator set for loose or missing mounting hardware or
damaged or missing parts.
(11) Check ail fuel and hydraulic hoses for loose connections. Tighten any loose connections.
(12) Check all wiring harnesses for loose connectors and terminals. Tighten any found loose.
(a) Open battery compartment access doors (Figure 1-4).
(b) Remove battery tray retaining screws and lockwashers and slide battery tray out of battery
(c) Remove battery vent caps.
Battery electrolyte contains sulfuric acid which can cause severe burns.
Never pour electrolyte into water as high temperatures will be generated
and spattering of the electrolyte may result. If elecltrolyte comes in contact
with skin or clothing, rinse immediately with clean water.
(d) Fill the battery cells to the slots in the filler wells with electrolyte and install the vent caps. Make sure
that the vent holes in the caps are open.
Batteries are shipped dry charged. Electrolyte must be requisitioned separately.