Table 9-1. Visual and Operational Inspection
Must be tightly affixed and legible.
Missing plates must be replaced.
All lines, hoses, wiring, guards, floor plates, and panels shall
be properly attached and in good condition.
All bolts and screws shall be of the proper size, have the re-
quired washers, and be securely tightened.
Grease fittings shall be undamaged.
Basic Issue Items
All items must be accounted for, and in condition comparable to
The engine must operate efficiently with no unusual noises and
should show no signs of overheating during or after operating
under full load for a period of one hour.
Fuel tank must be free of contamination and rust.
Fuel cap gasket must be in good condition and strainer must
Fuel lines must be secure and free of sharp bends.
There must be no evidence of leaks.
Engine Electrical System
Starter, alternator, and regulator must operate smoothly
without unusual noises.
All wiring must be adequently insulated and securely
Cables shall be in comparable to new condition and wiring
harness shall be securely attached.
Control Box and Instruments
Control box shall be securely attached.
Gages shall be clean and legible.
Switches and controls shall operate freely.
Wiring and wiring harness shall be attached securely.
Normal gage readings during operation:
Ammeter D.C. - plus side of scale
Oil Pressure - 30-40 psi
Voltmeter - 120-208 or 240V
Frequency Meter - 60 hertz
Current Indicator Meter - Indicates percentage of rated load
current being used. Reading depends on load applied Hour-
meter - Indicator bar moves when meter is functioning.
Panel light shall operate when switch is turned ON.