Inspect the instruments frequently to make
sure the operator is not overloaded.
Inspect the generator ventilating screens to
make sure they are clean.
Operation In Dusty Or Sandy Areas
a. Protection. Shield the generator set from
dust. Take advantage of natural barriers which offer
protection from dust and sand.
b. Cleaning. Keep the unit as clean as possible.
Pay particular attention to the engine air baffles and the
generator ventilating covers. Use compressed air, if
possible, to aid in cleaning.
Air Cleaner. Service the air cleaner (fig. 2-
12) daily to keep the carburetor free of dirt and sand.
LOOSEN HEAD CLAMP (2).
REMOVE AND FILTER ELEMENT.
CLEAN HEAD AND BODY WITH
CLEANING SOLVENT AND DRY
WHEN RESTRICTION INDICATOR
SHOWS FULLY RED, REMOVE
ELEMENT FROM BODY AND CLEAN
ELEMENT WITH LOW PRESSURE
REPLACE ELEMENT IN BODY AND
SECURE HEAD WITH CLAMP 2 AND
PRESS RESET BUTTON TO RESET
Figure 2-12. Air cleaner service