INSTALLATION AND OPERATION INSTRUCTIONS
Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
2-1. Unloading Equipment
d. Grasp the starter handle (fig. 1-1) and pull it
slowly to check for free rotation of the engine. Listen for
The generator set as shipped in its carrying case
any unusual noises which may be caused by damaged
needs no special unloading instructions.
engine components or by loose or rubbing generator
normal handling procedures and do not drop or throw
the shipping container from or into vehicles.
maintenance services to be performed.
2-2. Unpacking Equipment
a. Removal from shipping container. Remove the
2-4. Installation of Separately Packed Components
banding from the exterior shipping container. Using the
carrying case handle, lift the generator set and carrying
Since the generator set is shipped completely
case from the shipping container.
assembled, no installation is required. Parts shipped in
b. Removal from carrying case.
the accessory bag are spares.
(1) Open the air valve to equalize the
2-5. Installation or Setting-Up Instructions
pressure inside and outside the carrying
a. Location. Position the generator set on a hard,
level, non-flammable surface.
If possible, provide
(2) Lift each latch key to its upright position,
shelter for operation during inclement weather. Position
and rotate 1/2 turn counterclockwise to
the generator set to allow adequate air circulation and
free the latch from the upper portion metal
make sure that the exhaust fumes are directed away
rim of the carrying case.
from operating personnel.
(3) Using the carrying case handle, lift the
cover straight off the lower portion.
Never operate the generator set
without removing it completely from
the carrying case. Operation while
the unit is installed in the bottom half
2-3. Inspecting and Servicing Equipment
of the carrying case will restrict air
a. Remove the publications case from the cover of
circulation and cause overheating.
the carrying case. Remove the accessory bag from the
lower portion of the case. Refer to the basic issue items
list (app. B) to check for the presence of all required
b. Indoor installation. If the generator set is to be
installed indoors, the exhaust must be vented to the
outside of the building.
Make sure all exhaust
b. Visually check the generator set for missing
connections are tight and that the room is well
parts and for damage that may have occurred during
ventilated. Provide adequate air ventilation around the
shipment. Check for damaged muffler, spark plug, fuel
generator set to prevent overheating. Observe the
additional requirements of a above.
c. Check all parts for insecure mounting. Tighten
all loose mounting screws and caps.