Figure 12-5. Load Instrumentation (Sheet 2 of 2)
Two persons may be required to perform the following procedure.
Start the generator set and operate it at 60 Hz, rated voltage, and no load.
Exercise caution when working In the vicinity of rotating engine components.
Failure to exercise caution during the following procedure may result In Injury to personnel.
To avoid damage to the generator set do not exceed an engine speed of 2300 rpm.
Using digital tachometer 3375631 to check engine rpm, gradually increase the engine speed by rotating the
throttle shaft (45) counterclockwise until the overspeed device actuates. Record the rpm at the shut down
Test the reset circuit by attempting to start the generator set without pressing the reset button. If the set
does not start, press the reset button, and manually reset both air box solenoids.
Repeat steps (4) through (6), above, two more times.