32 parts of clean, fresh, regular grade
gasoline. This ratio is 1/4 pint (4 oz.) of
Do not operate the generator set in
oil per gallon (128 oz.) of gasoline. Shake
or stir the mixture thoroughly
gases are piped to the outside.
insure uniform distribution.
result in serious illness or death.
fuel mixture for lubrication, it is very
c. Fueling procedure.
important that the mixture is uniform.
The generator set is provided with a
three position fuel tan selector valve
Always use a separate container to
prepare the fuel. Never mix the fuel
positioned to the left, the integral
in the generator set fuel tank. An
fuel tank is connected When the
improperly prepared mixture may
valve handle is positioned to the
cause engine damage due to lack of
right, and external fuel tank can be
used for extended operation. The
(2) Adding fuel to tank. Be sure ignition
external tank will have to be
switch is set to OFF. Remove the fuel
annotated to the nipple on the right
tank cap and carefully pour the oil-fuel
aide of the sector valve. During
mixture into the fuel tank. Do not fill to
fueling, keep the fuel tank selector
the top of the tank. Leave a little air
valve handle in the left (integral tank)
space to allow for fuel expansion.
position. If the handle is set to the
upright (vertical) position, fuel will be
Wipe up any spilled fuel immediately.
discharged through the external
Keep the generator set clean and dry.
(1) Fuel preparation.
Using a clean
container, accurately measure and mix
together one part of SAE 30 motor oil and
Section II. MOVEMENT TO NEW WORKSITE
2-6. Dismantling for Movement
Make sure to include the accessory
a. If the generator set is to be hand-carried or
bag and related documents in the
transported by truck for short distances, it is permissible
to move the equipment while fuel remains in the tank.
Position the fuel tank selector valve handle to the left.
b. If the generator set is to be transported, drain
Remove the external fuel line from the auxiliary fuel
fuel tank before shipment. Remove fuel cap and turn
tank and protect the filter on the end of the line from
of fuel lines, turn generator set upright and run unit until
Make sure the fuel tank cap is securely tightened. Place
the generator set and the external fuel line in the
carrying case and close the latches.
2-7. Reinstallation After Movement
Section III. CONTROLS AND INSTRUMENTS
2-9. Controls and Instruments
This section describes, locates, illustrates, and furnishes
The purpose of controls and
operator, crew, or organizational maintenance personnel
illustrated in figure 21.
sufficient information about various controls and
instruments for proper operation of the generator se;.