ARMY TM 9-6115-644-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-446-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09249A/09246A-10/1
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This section provides information and guidance for gener-
ator set operation under normal conditions, refer to FM
2-7 ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
2-7.1 Installation of Grounding Rod.
Do not operate the generator set until it has
been connected to a suitable ground. Serious
injury or death can result from operating an un-
grounded generator set.
a. Insert ground cable (2, Figure 2-3) through slot on
load output terminal board marked GND (1). Tight-
en terminal nut.
b. Connect coupling (5) to ground rod (4) and screw
driving stud (3) into coupling (5). Make sure that
driving stud (3) seats on ground rod (4).
c. Drive ground rod into ground until coupling is just
d. Remove driving stud and install another section of
e. Install another coupling (5) and driving stud (3).
Drive ground rod down until new coupling is just
above ground surface.
f.Repeat steps d and e until ground rod has been driv-
en eight feet or deeper, providing an effective
Connect clamp (6) and ground cable (2) to ground
rod (4) and tighten clamp screw.
2-7.2 Installation of Load Cables.
Never attempt to connect or disconnect load
cables while the generator set is running. Fail-
ure to observe this warning could result in se-
vere personal injury or death by electrocution.
Do not connect the load cables to the conven-
ience receptacle. Failure to observe this caution
can result in damage to the generator set.
a. Shutdown generator set.
b. Select required output terminals from Table 2-4.
c. Open output load terminal board door.
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