ARMY TM 9-6115-60412
NAVY NAVFAC P-8-633-12
SECTION III. REMOTE CONTROL CABLE ASSEMBLY
GENERAL. The remote control cable (34, Figure 5-1) connects the remote control module to the generator set.
All the required wires for connecting the module are gathered into the cable assembly, which requires only one plug-type
connection at each end
INSTALLATION. Procedures for connecting the remote control cable assembly are included in paragraph 5-3.
OPERATOR MAINTENANCE OF THE REMOTE CONTROL CABLE ASSEMBLY . Operator maintenance of
the remote control cable assembly consists of Inspection and replacement of the cable assembly as a unit.
Inspect. Perform visual inspection on RCM cable assembly (34, Figure 5-1) as follows.
Inspect plug connectors on both ends of the RCM cable assembly (34). Check for cracks,
deformities, and other damage. Check that the conductor terminals Inside each connector are free
from dirt and other obstructions. Check mounting hardware on cable connectors for damaged
Lay out the RCM cable assembly Inspect cable bushings and cable insulation sleeves for cracks,
cuts, ruptures, and other damage. Check that the cable clamps are securely mounted.
Unplug the damaged or defective RCM cable assembly (34, Figure 5-1) from the generator set and
from the connector receptacle (36).
Plug the replacement RCM remote control cable assembly (34, Figure 5-1) into connector
receptacle (36) and into the generator set in accordance with the instructions in paragraph 5-3.
UNIT TROUBLESHOOTING. Table 5-3 contains troubleshooting information for use in correcting operating
troubles which may develop in the remote control module. Each malfunction is followed by a list of tests or inspections
which will help to determine probable causes and corrective actions to take. Perform the tests or inspections and
corrective actions in the order of the organizational maintenance should be referred to the next higher (direct support)
level of maintenance.
Table 5-3. Unit Remote Control Module Troubleshooting
TEST OR INSPECTION
To avoid Injury to personnel, no electrical component will be worked on while
energized. Ensure equipment is "tagged out" in accordance with Chapter 1,
Section III, of this manual and equipment Is NOT energized. Residual voltage Is
present at the generator leads with the regulator turned off, reaching SEVERAL
HUNDRED VOLTS on the generator set. Proper insulation and isolation of
metering equipment must be observed when testing this generator. USE PROPER
TEST EQUIPMENT TO CHECK FOR VOLTAGE before proceeding with work.