Table 3-2. OPERATOR/CREW PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES
B - BEFORE OPERATION
A - AFTER OPERATION
D -DURING OPERATION
Check for and have
repaixed or adjusted as necessary
a. Check generator set for tight ground
Generator set is not
connections and proper ground rod installation.
b. Check for fuel and Oil leaks.
Class I fuel leak detected
or class III oil leak
c. Inspect for loose, damaged, or missing parts
Any loose, damaged, or
and unusual wear or deterioration.
missing parts; (i.e., spark
plugs, manifolds, starter,
or other items).
Oil gage rod
Check crankcase oil level. Add oil as required
Check for proper generator operation
Adjust for desired voltage. Rotate voltage
Voltage cannot be adjusted.
selector switch to monitor the various output
voltage combinations (120 or 240).
b. Frequency meter
Normal indication: MEP-015A, 60 Hz
Indicates frequency too
(59 to 61 Hz).
high or too low.
c. Load meter
Indicates percentage of applied load. Rotate
Meter indication exceeds
current selector switch to monitor the load
applied to each phase. Not to exceed 125%.
When handling gasoline, always provide a
metal-to-metal contact between the
container and fuel tank. This will prevent
a spark from being generated as gasoline
flows over the metallic surfaces.
Never service generator set when in
After operation, fill tank to prevent moisture