Insert fuel container adapter into external fuel source. Secure fuel container adapter by pressing
down on strainer clamp (1).
2-4 INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS, CHECKS, AND SELF TEST.
Refer to TM 9-6115-644-10 for initial adjustments, checks and self test.
2-5 OPERATING PROCEDURES.
2-5.1 Generator Set Operating Procedures. Refer to TM 9-6115-644-10 for generator set operating
2-5.2 Trailer Operating Procedures. Refer to TM 9-2330-205-14&P for trailer operating procedures.
2-5.3 Power Plant Switch Box Operating Procedures. The power plant can be operated either in a
single generator set configuration or parallel operation of the generator sets. The following paragraphs
provide operating procedures for a single generator, generators in parallel, or transfer of the load from one
generator to another.
2-5.3.1 Operating a Single Generator Set.
Do not operate equipment until it is properly grounded, and no load termi-
nals are shorted. Failure to observe this warning can result in severe
personal injury or death.
Before operating generator sets, all connections must be made to the switch
Perform the Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) listed as Before in table 2-2.
Release the clamping catch (8, figure 2-8) and open the control panel access cover (7).
To start either generator set, rotate the MASTER switch to START position. Hold MASTER
switch in START position until oil pressure reaches 25 psi (172 k PA), and voltage reaches the
appropriate required value.
Release MASTER switch to PRIME AND RUN position.
Readjust VOLTAGE potentiometer to required voltage.
Readjust FREQUENCY potentiometer to required frequency.
Place AC CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER switch in the closed position.
Check switch box to make sure that ON light (1 or 4) is lit for the generator set just started.
At the switch box, set the ON/OFF switch (3 or 6) in the ON position (ON LINE light should light).
Generator is now supplying power to the load.