Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
Inspecting and Servicing Equipment. The power plant shall be unpacked, inspected, and ser-
viced as described in the following paragraphs. Unpacked equipment must be checked against the
Equipment Packing List to ensure completeness. Discrepancies must be reported in accordance with
the instructions given in DA Pam 738-750.
a. Unpacking Power Plant. (See figure 4-1.) The generator sets are packed in place on the
trailer body. Before beginning the unpacking procedure, locate, remove, and save the two
Steel strapping used in packaging of power plant has sharp edges. Care
should be taken when cutting and handling strapping to avoid injury to
Remove lag screws securing plywood boxes over generator sets and lift boxes off generator
sets. Remove wooden wedges and fiberboard pads positioned around base of generator
Remove barrier material and corrugated paper surrounding generator sets.
Inspection and servicing of equipment will be easier to perform before fitted
cover is put in place on power plant.
Pry off end of plywood fitted cover box (strapped to one generator set box). Take out fitted
cover. Remove plastic protective film and set fitted cover aside.
Remove ground wires and clamps taped to one generator set.
Take tape or covers off ends of power cables.
Remove two boxed fire extinguishers taped to generator sets. Unpack fire extinguishers and
secure one in each fender-mounted bracket.
Take plywood box off switch box.
Remove strapping, framing and fiberboard edge protectors securing bows and remove
bows from trailer.
Remove oil drain taped to generator set and install in place. (Refer to
Remove package of technical publications from accessory box and save.
Unpack and inventory accessories in accessory box.