(2) Allow generator set to run with no load for 3 minutes.
(3) Stop engine by throwing stop-run switch (par. 2-3).
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE UNDER
This section contains instructions for operating and
servicing the generator set in extreme cold or hot weather, dust,
and after being subjected to water.
In addition to normal preventive-main-
tenance service, special care in cleaning and lubricating must be
observed where extremes of temperature, humidity, and certain atmos-
Proper cleaning, lub-
pheric conditions are present or anticipated.
ricating, storage, and handling of fuels and lubricants not only
insure proper operation and functioning but also guard against ex-
For lubrication under unusual conditions refer to paragraphs
3-3 and 3-4.
When chronic failure of material results from sub-
jection to extreme conditions, report the conditions on SF 368
(Quality Deficiency Report), in accordance with TM 38-750.
Extreme Cold Weather.
(1) Operation problems.
Extensive preparation of materiel for
operation in extreme cold weather is necessary.
cold causes lubricants to thicken or congeal, freezes batteries or