Remove protective film from fitted cover and set fitted cover aside.
Remove strapping and wood blocking securing bows and tarpaulin support from trailer.
Refer to DA Form 2258, Depreservation Guide for Vehicles and Equipment, packed with
power unit and follow instructions given for putting unit in service.
Stow all authorized accessories in the accessory box.
Install bows and tarpaulin support on power unit (paragraph 3-11, b (2)).
Install fitted cover on power unit (paragraph 3-11, a (2)).
b. Inspection and Servicing of Generator Set. Refer to Servicing Upon Receipt of Material in
TM 5-6115-585-12 for initial inspection and servicing procedures.
c. Inspection and Servicing of Trailer. Refer to Servicing Upon Receipt of Material in TM 9-2330-
202-14&P for initial inspection and servicing procedures.
Installation. (See figure 4-3.) Installation of the power unit at a worksite involves positioning the
trailer and grounding the power unit.
a. Positioning Power Unit. Position the power unit on the worksite as follows:
(1) Select on area as level as possible to install power unit and position trailer.
(2) Set trailer handbrakes and lower trailer support leg.
(3) Chock both wheels and lower rear leg prop assembly. Adjust leg prop assembly by turning
inner leg until leg base makes firm contact with ground.
(4) Lift and secure fitted cover in raised position away from generator set exhaust.
Remove fire extinguisher and fuel cans from power unit when generator set is in
operation. This will insure that, in the event of fire, extra fuel will not be involved
and extinguisher will remain accessible.
(5) Locate fuel cans and fire extinguisher on ground away from power unit.
Do not operate generator set until power unit is properly grounded (paragraph
4-2, b.). Serious injury or death by electrocution can result from operating an
ungrounded power unit.