ARMY TM 9-6115-644-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-446-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09249A/09246A-10/1
SECTION IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-13 OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD WEATH-
ER BELOW-25°F (-31°C)
OPERATION IN EXTREME HEAT ABOVE
The generator set operates in ambient temperatures as low
as -25°F (-31°C) without special winterization
equipment. To ensure satisfactory operation under
extreme cold weather the following steps must be
Avoid contacting metal items with bare skin in
extreme cold weather. Failure to observe this
warning can cause personal injury.
Keep generator set and surrounding area as free of
ice and snow as practical.
Keep fuel tank full to protect against moisture, con-
densation and accumulation of water.
Ensure that proper grade diesel fuel is used.
Keep batteries free from corrosion and in a well
Check vents and radiator air passages frequently for
Check coolant temperature indicator frequently for
any indication of overheating.
Allow sufficient space for fuel expansion when fill-
ing fuel tank.
Keep generator clean and free of dirt. Clean obstruc-
tions from generator intake and outlet screens.
Clean external surface of engine when generator set
is not operating.
O P E R A T I O N I N D U S T Y O R S A N DY
If possible, provide a shelter for generator set. Use
available natural barriers to shield generator set
from blowing dust or sand.
Wet down dusty and sandy surface areas around
generator set frequently if water is available.
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