200 kW TACTICAL QUIET GENERATOR SET
OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Operation in Extreme Cold Weather Below 25F (32C)
Operation of Winterization Kit
Operation in Extreme Heat Above 120F (49C)
Operation in Dusty or Sandy Conditions
Operation Under Rainy or Humid Conditions
Operation in Salt Water Areas
Operation at High Altitudes
Operation Using Battle Short Switch
Operation While Contaminated (NBC)
Tools and Special Tools
OPERATION IN EXTREME COLD WEATHER BELOW 25F (32C)
In extreme cold weather, skin can stick to metal. Avoid contacting metal items with bare skin in
extreme cold weather. Failure to comply can cause injury to personnel.
If temperatures are below 25F (32C) activate winterization kit approximately 30 minutes to one hour
The generator set can operate in ambient temperatures as low as 50F (46C). If temperatures are below 10F (12C),
activate winterization kit following the procedure below. To ensure satisfactory operation under extreme cold weather the
following additional steps must be taken prior to starting.
Keep generator set and surrounding area as free of ice and snow as practical.
Keep fuel tank full to protect against moisture, condensation, and accumulation of water.
Ensure proper grade diesel fuel is used (WP 0016 00, Table 1).
Keep batteries free from corrosion and in a well-charged condition (WP 0013 00).
Check for presence of ether start aid bottle (BEFORE PMCS) and if winterization kit is installed, activate and operate.
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