ARMY TM 9-6115-645-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-444-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09244A/09245A-10/1
SECTION III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
2-6 GENERAL. This section provides information and
guidance for generator set operation under normal
conditions, refer to FM 20-31.
2-7 ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE.
2-7.1 Installation of Ground Rod.
Do not operate the generator set until it has been
connected to a suitable ground. Serious injury or
death can result from operating an ungrounded
Insert ground cable (2, FIGURE 2-3) through
slot on load output terminal board terminal marked GND
(1). Tighten terminal nut.
Connect coupling (5) to ground rod (4) and
screw driving stud (3) into coupling (5). Make sure that
driving stud (3) seats on ground rod (4).
Drive ground rod into ground until coupling is just
Remove driving stud and install another section
of ground rod.
Install another coupling (5) and driving stud (3).
Drive ground rod down until new coupling is just above
Repeat steps d and e until ground rod has been
driven eight feet or deeper, providing an effective ground.
Connect clamp (6) and ground cable (2) to
ground rod (4) and tighten clamp screw.
2-7.2 Installation of Load Cables.
Never attempt to connect or disconnect load
cables while the generator set is running.
Failure to observe this warning could result in
severe personal injury or death by electrocution.
Do not connect the load cables to the
convenience receptacle. Failure to observe this
caution can result in damage to the generator
Shutdown generator set.
Select required output terminals from TABLE 2-
Open output load terminal door.
Change 2 2-17