EMERGGEN-M Emergency Generators, General - Monthly

                                                     Man Hours 1.25
Special Instructions:

1.  Check fire extinguishers for location and type.
2.  Allow no open flames or smoking in the area.
3.  Use only approved safety type fuel cans.
4.  Obtain and review manufacturer's instructions and specifications.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1. ___ Drain condensate from bottom of fuel tank and check fuel for quantity and
2. ___ Check engine oil level.
3. ___ Check coolant level and inspect for leaks.  Inspect engine air cleaner,
       replace if dirty.
4. ___ Test and determine specific gravity of starting batteries.  Clean
       terminals.  Set proper charge rate after generator has been operated.
5. ___ Examine generator for moisture and/or dirt.
6. ___ Start and operate unit under full load for one hour.  It is important that
       the unit be operated under load.  If a portion of the building load cannot
       be connected, a resistance load should be used.
7. ___ While unit is operating, thoroughly observe operation for indication of
       defects or possible malfunctions.
8. ___ After unit has operated for 50 minutes, log the operation to show at least
       the following information:  engine and generator speed in R.P.M.;
       operating voltage; operating amperes; engine temperatures; engine oil
       pressure; hour meter readings.
9. ___ After unit has been operated, check lubricant and coolant according to
       manufacturer's instructions to assure that it will be ready to operate in
       an emergency.
10.___ Maintain engine log in Generator Room.
11.___ Clean engine room and remove all debris.

Tools & Materials:

1.  Standard Tool kit.
    Plus  Insulated pliers and screwdrivers
          Wire strippers
          Wire crimpers
          Voltmeter - Ohmmeter - Milliammeter
          Clamp on meter(volt - ohm - amp meter)
          Soldering kit
          1/8" 25' fish tape
          Burnishing tool
2.  Spare air cleaner.
3.  Engine oil.
4.  Battery tester.
5.  Cleaning equipment and materials.
6.  Tachometer.

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