ARMY TM 9-6115-672-14
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-444-32
MARINE CORPS TM 09244A/09245A-14
TABLE 2-5. OPERATOR PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Check for and have
repaired or adjusted
High voltage is produced when the
generator set is in operation. Never
attempt to start the generator set
unless it is properly grounded.
Failure to comply can cause injury or
death to personnel.
Ground Rod Cable
Inspect ground rod and cable for loose
connections, breaks, damage, and
Visual inspection only.
Cable is missing or
SECTION III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This section provides information and guidance for generator set operation under normal conditions. Refer
to FM 20-31.
GENERATOR SET INSTALLATION.
Exhaust discharge contains deadly gases including carbon monoxide. Do
not operate generator set in an enclosed area unless exhaust discharge is
properly vented outside. Failure to comply can cause injury or death to
a. Ensure that installation site is as level as possible.
b. Provide adequate ventilation to prevent recirculation of hot air exhausted from generator set.
c. Refer to Figure 2-4 for base mounting measurements.
a. Make use of natural protective barriers.
FIGURE 2-4. BASE MOUNTING MEASUREMENTS