Section I. GENERAL
This manual is published for the use of
personnel to whom the trailer-mounted generator sets,
described in chapters 2 through 20, are issued.
Each individual PU generator set is assigned a
chapter. The assigned chapter provides information on
setting-up, operation, and maintenance of ancillary
equipment (components and accessories that are
peculiar to each individual PU set).
The appropriate technical manuals published for
the trailer, generator, and engine peculiar to each PU
generator set are referenced in each chapter and these
manuals must be used to supplement the information in
Sets such as PU-618/M and PU-620/M,
which have only minor differences, are
covered in the same chapter.
1-2. Forms and Records
DA Forms and records used for equipment
maintenance will be only those prescribed in DA PAM
recommendations for improving this publication by the
individual user is encouraged. Reports should be
submitted on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes
to Publications) and forwarded direct to Commander, US
Army Troop Support, Command, ATTN: AMSTR-MCTS,
4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis, Mo. 63120-1798.
1-3. External Fuel Tank Connections
Attach the auxiliary fuel hose from the auxiliary
fuel tank to the three-way gate valve so that fuel may be
drawn from the auxiliary tank, by turning valve to
auxiliary, and the primary tank may be refueled away
from the generator.
Keep fuel tanks, as near as possible, on the
same plane as base of engine.
When starting engine at subzero temperature,
fuel should be drawn from the nearest tank. When
normal engine operating temperature has been reached,
fuel may be drawn from auxiliary tank.
Section II. REPAIR PARTS
performance of organizational, direct support, general
support, and depot maintenance of the generator sets.
The repair parts list is arranged as follows:
Individual parts and major assemblies are
listed alphabetically by item name within the numbered
Assembly components and subassemblies
are indented and listed alphabetically by item name under
This Repair Parts List is divided into the
Repair parts part I. A list of repair parts
authorized for the performance of maintenance at the
organizational level. The Prescribed Load Allowance
(PLA) is those repair parts quantitatively allocated to
organizational level in the repair parts list. These items
are the mandatory minimum stockage allowances.
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