Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (cont.)
B - BEFORE
D - DURING
A - AFTER
W - WEEKLY
M - MONTHLY
Check for and have
Item to be
repaired, filled or adjusted
Check for secure mounting,
Loose, missing, or dam-
frayed or damaged wires.
Check for sufficient fuel for continuous
Check oil filler dipstick for proper
oil level. Add oil as required.
Check indicator for restricted air
Air cleaner is missing or
cleaner. If red warning indicator
becomes visible, clean or replace
dust cap and filter element (Refer
to TM 5-6115-585- 12).
Drain water and sediment from
strainer, primary and secondary
filters. Allow to drain until fuel
runs clean. (Refer to TM
Check gauges and instruments for
Normal indication: yellow area
Battery indicator not in
while charging, green area when
green or yellow area
Normal indication: 60 Hz (red line)
when generator is loaded.
c. Current Meter
Indicates percent of rated output
current per phase, as selected
switch. Meter indication must not
exceed 100% or more than 5%
load difference between phases
(Refer to TM 5-6115-585-12).
Desired voltage cannot
voltage: 120, 208 or 240 volts,
depending on load connections,
and as selected on amps-volts
e. Oil Pressure
Indicates engine oil pressure. Nor-
Oil pressure drops
mal indication is 25 psig.
below 15 psig.