c. Keep all access doors closed, as much as possible,
to prevent entry of dust and sand into housing as-
d. Wipe dust and sand frequently from the generator
set external surface and components. Wash exterior
surfaces frequently with clean water when generator
set is not operating.
e. Service engine air cleaner assembly frequently to
compensate for intake of additional dust or sand.
f. Drain sediment frequently from fuel filter/water
separator. When servicing fuel tank be careful to
prevent dust or sand from entering fuel tank.
g. Change engine oil and oil falter frequently.
h. Store oil and fuel in dust - free containers.
ARMY TM 9-6115-644-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-446-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09249A/09246A-10/1
Failure to remove waterproof material before op-
erating generator set could result in equipment
a. If possible, provide a shelter for generator set. Cover
generator set with canvas or other waterproof mate-
rial when it is not being operated.
b. Provide adequate drainage to prevent water from
accumulating on operation site.
c. Keep all generator set access doors closed, as much
as possible, to prevent entry of water into housing
d. Drain water frequently from fuel filter/water separa-
i. Ensure that generator set ground connections are
free of dust and sand and connections are tight be-
fore starting the unit.
DC voltages are present at generator set electri-
cal components even with generator set shut-
down. Avoid grounding yourself when
touching electrical components. Failure to fol-
low this warning can result in personal injury.
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