Cleaning, Inspection and Repair.
Clean the battery terminals and
the battery cable terminals with a
wire brush or a solution of
bicarbonate of soda and water.
Clean the batteries with a clean
dry cloth. Be sure the vent holes
in the caps are open.
Inspect the battery and cables for
cracks, breaks, loose terminals
and for broken or missing
Inspect the frames and mounting
hardware for cracks, breaks or
Replace a damaged or defective
Installation. Install the battery and cables as
shown by figure 4-58.
Testing. For instructions on testing the
battery, refer to TM 9-6140-200-
Section XI. MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL PANELS AND CONTROLS
The control cabinet assembly mounted on the left
side of the generator set, can be
replaced as a unit. The controls
and instruments for operation of
the generator set are mounted on
the instrument panel and inside
the control cabinet.
erform any electrical maintenance or change-load
connections while the generator set
is operating or connected to an
energized line. Failure to observe
this safety percaution may result in
severe electrical shock or death by
Control Cabinet Assembly
Testing and Inspection. Prior to replacing the
amount of testing should be
performed. Visually inspect the
terminals on the back of the
cabinet for loose connections or
wiring. When testing a wire for
continuity, disconnect each end of
the wire. Refer to the applicable
wiring harness (Model MEP-018A
or Model MEP-023A). Touch
each end of the wire with the
probe of the multimeter. If
continuity is not indicated. there
is a break in the wire.
Removal. Refer to figure 4-59 or 4-60 and
remove the applicable control
Installation. Refer to figure 4-59 or 4-60 and
install the applicable control box.