ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
SERVICE MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
4-1. Inspecting and Servicing the
Inspect the identification
plate for positive identification of the
(2) Make a thorough inspection of
the generator set for any damage that
may have occurred during shipment.
(3) Compare the equipment with the
packing list to make certain that all
items are accounted for and are in
(4) Inspect the entire unit care-
fully for loose and missing hardware.
(5) Turn the engine over by hand
to make certain that all moving parts in
the engine and generator move freely.
(6) Correct all deficiencies. All
deficiencies noted beyond the respons-
ibility of organizational
shall be reported to Direct Support
b. Servicing the Equipment.
(1) Unit Service.
Perform the weekly,
and semi-annual preventive
maintenance services (table 4-2).
(b) Remove all tags and tape,
and other barrier material.
(A, MC) Lubricate the en-
gine of the generator set in accordance
with the instructions in the current
lubrication order for the engine, refer
to TM 5-2805-258-14.
(F) Air Force
refer to the lubrication
section of applicable TO 35C2-3-1-426 WC
(d) Correct all deficiencies
that are found or report the condition
to direct support maintenance.
(2) Battery Service.
When servicing the battery, do
not smoke or use an open flame
in the vicinity.
generate a highly explosive
Use extreme care when
trolyte contains sulfuric acid
and will cause severe burns
upon contact with the skin.
If electrolyte comes in con-
tact with the skin, clothing,
or painted surfaces,
ately flush the area with
water to wash away all traces
The electrolyte for the
battery is shipped in a separate con-
When the unit is ready for
unpack the electrolyte,
remove the battery vent caps, and fill
each cell of the battery to the proper
level with electrolyte.
level is 3/8 inch (0.95 cm) above the
Install the vent caps.
(b) Install the battery cables,
making certain that the correct polarity
The generator set is
normally shipped from the depot or
supply point in an operationally ready
condition, except that it is drained and
Before any attempt is made
to operate the unit, service it.
particular attention to any attached
tags, decals, or notices.
Set up the