Section II. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
This section contains instructions which are
supplemental to and not specifically covered in the
For current lubrication order listings, refer to LO
Care of Lubricants. Keep lubricants in
sealed containers and store in a clean dry place, away
from external heat. Allow no dust, dirt, or other foreign
materials to mix with the lubricants.
Lubrication equipment must be kept
clean and ready for use.
Instructions. Proper lubrication is required to
maintain longer engine life. Review lubrication order
carefully and adhere to the pertinent information and
specifications required. Apply lubricant specified on the
Cleaning. Before lubricating the equipment,
wipe all lubrication points clean of dirt and grease with a
clean shop towel or equivalent.
Keep all external parts not requiring
lubrication clean from lubricants. After
every external lubrication operation,
remove any excess lubricant from the
application points and wipe away the
accumulation of foreign matter, dust,
and dirt which would eventually clog or
stop up the lubrication fittings or
Inspect the crankcase oil level frequently as
oil consumption can be expected to increase.
The oil may require more frequent changing
formations and dilution, will increase when the engine is
operated under cold weather conditions.
Section III. PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
To insure the generator set is ready for operation at
all times, it must be inspected systematically so that
defects may be discovered and corrected before they
result in serious damage or failure. The necessary
preventive maintenance services will be performed
before operation. Defects discovered during operation
will be noted for future correction, to be made as soon as
operation has ceased. Stop operation immediately if a
deficiency is noted during operation that would damage
the equipment if operation were continued.
All deficiencies and shortcomings will be recorded,
together with the corrective action taken on the
applicable form, at the earliest possible opportunity. Air
Force users shall refer to the applicable inspection
manuals and work card sets in the T.O. 35C2-3 series
for periodic requirements and table 3-2 for detailed
Operators Preventive Maintenance Checks
Table 32 contains a tabulated listing of preventive
maintenance checks and services for the generator set
which shall be performed by the operator/crew
personnel. Refer to TM 5280525914 for engine
preventive maintenance, checks and services. The item
numbers are listed consecutively and indicate the
sequence of minimum requirements.
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