Section I. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
This section contains information on lubrication of the generator
Also refer to LO 5-2805-203-12 for lubrication information pertaining
to the engine.
In general, daily lubrication services are performed
by the operator of the generator set; quarterly lubrication services are performed
by organization maintenance personnel assisted by the operator.
oil level before each operation and when fuel is added.
Lubrication Under Usual Conditions.
Service intervals shown on the engine lubrication
order, LO 5-2805-203-12, are for normal operation and for moderate temperature,
humidity, and atmospheric conditions.
Special lubricating instructions required for
specific items requiring one-time lubrication are covered in installation or
repair instructions throughout this manual.
(1) Clean fittings or filter openings before lubricating. Use cloth
dampened with mineral spirits paint thinner (TPM) or drycleaning solvent (SD).
Dry before lubricating.
(2) Observe lubricant level closely and replenish when necessary. Refer
to paragraph 1-8 for refill capacities. The maintenance officer and sargeant
will determine whether to lubricate at the quarterly service or separately,
guided by the hourly accumulation and interval on the lubrication order.
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