Section III. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
Operation In Extreme Cold (Below 0°F (-
a. General. The generator set is designed to
operate at temperatures as low as -65°F. (Fahrenheit) (-
54°C.). To operate successfully at temperatures below -
0 ° F. (- 18 ° C), be sure air cleaner intake shutter is in
the WINTER position and the oil pan baffle has been
moved to the position toward the front of the engine.
Keep the fuel tank as full as possible to
Remove ice and snow from the fuel tank
cap and dispensing equipment before filling the fuel tank.
Drain and service the fuel filter ore
frequently during cold weather to remove water and
Generator. When operating in extreme cold,
allow as least a five-minute stabilization period before
applying the load to the generator.
Operation In Extreme Heat
Indoor Ventilation. When the operator set
is operated indoors, allow sufficient room around the
equipment for air circulation, and ventilate the room.
Do not operate the generator set in
an enclosed area unless the exhaust
gases are piped to the outside.
Inhalation of exhaust
result in serious illness or death.
Inspect the air baffles frequently to make
sure they are clean. Position oil pan baffles rod toward
rear of engine for 0°F. (-18°C) and above. Refer to
Keep all exposed surfaces of the engine
and generator clean.
Keep all ventilation openings clean.
Keep the connected load to a minimum.
Make frequent current indicator meter readings to detect
any overload, and if observed, immediately reduce the
load or stop the unit.
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