Section I. SERVICE UPON RECEIPT OF EQUIPMENT
4-1. lnspecting and Servicing Equipment. The power plant shall be unpacked, inspected, and
serviced as described in the following paragraphs. Unpacked equipment must be checked against the Equipment
Packing List to insure 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 Depreservation Guides.
Steel strapping used in packaging of power plant has sharp edges. Care should be taken
when cutting and handling strapping to avoid injury to personnel.
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 sets.
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 TM 5-6115-585-12.)
Remove package of technical publications from accessory box and save.