Remove moisture from generator set components
before and after each operating period.
Keep fuel tank full to protect against moisture, con-
densation and accumulation of water.
OPERATION IN SALT WATER AREAS .
Failure to remove waterproof material before
operating generator set could result in equip-
If possible, provide a shelter for the generator set.
Locate generator set so that radiator faces into pre-
vailing winds. Use natural barriers or, if possible,
construct a barrier to protect generator set from salt
water. Cover generator set with canvas or other wa-
terproof material when it is not being operated.
Keep all generator access doors closed, as much as
possible, to prevent entry of salt water into housing
Wash exterior surfaces frequently with clean water
when generator set is not operating.
ARMY TM 9-6115-645-10
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-444-11
MARINE CORPS TM 09244A/09245A-10/1
d. Check wiring connections for corrosion and wire
insulation for signs of deterioration
2-18 OPERATION AT HIGH ALTITUDES .
The generator set will operate at elevations up to 4000 feet
(1219.1 meters) above sea level without special adjust-
ment or reduction in load. At elevations greater than 4000
feet (1219.1 meters) above sea level, the kilowatt rating is
reduced approximately 3.5 percent for each additional
1000 feet (304.8 meters)
2-19 NATO SLAVE RECEPTACLE START OP-
2-19.1 General . The NATO slave receptacle can be used
to start the generator set when batteries are discharged.
2-19.2 NATO Slave Emergency Starting Procedure .
Connect one end of NATO slave cable to fully
charged 24 VDC system and other end to discharged
generator sets NATO SLAVE RECEPTACLE.
Start discharged generator set, refer to paragraph
Remove NATO slave cable after generator set starts.