b. Remove the container adapter (3) from the accessory storage box. If disassembled, remove all
components. The components are the assembled clamp and head (5 and 6), a fuel pickup tube
(7), and an extension pipe (8). The extension pipe (8) is not needed if the external fuel source is a
5-gallon fuel can (2).
Make sure that all components are clean.
c. Thread the fuel pickup tube (7) into the head (6). If the external fuel source is a 55-gallon
container, thread the extension pipe (8) onto the fuel pickup tube (7).
d. Remove the auxiliary fuel hose (4) from its storage location. It is stored in a compartment
below the generator set control panel, behind the bottom-right access door.
e. Thread one end of the auxiliary fuel hose (4) onto the fitting on the container adapter (3).
Tighten the connection.
Connect the free end of the auxiliary fuel hose (4) onto the generator set external fuel supply elbow
connection (1). The connection is located beside the generator set fuel tank filler neck. Tighten
The fuels used in this generator set are flammable. Do not smoke or use
open flames when performing maintenance. Flames and explosion could
result in severe personal injury or death.
g. Insert the container adapter (3) into the external fuel source (2). Secure the container adapter
by pressing down on the handle of the clamp (5).
Never attempt to start the generator set if it is not properly grounded.
Failure to observe this warning could result in severe personal injury or
death by electrocution.
Grounding of Generator Set. Ground the equipment in accordance with Army Field Manual
FM 5-424. Typical ground rod installations are shown in Figure 2-5. If a ground rod is used, install and
connect it as follows:
a. Remove ground rod (7), grounding strap (8), an slide hammer (5) , (Figure 2-5) from accessory box
b. Perform assembly steps as follow on the next page (1) through (4).