EMERGGENG/NG-A Emergency Generator Gasoline or Natural Gas Engine - Annual

                                                         Man Hours 4
Special Instructions:

1.  Have approved type fire extinguishers readily available.
2.  Allow no open flame or smoking in area.
3.  Use safety type fuel cans only.
4.  Review manufacturer's instructions.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1. ___ Set distributor point dwell.  Replace points, capacitor,
       rotor and spark plugs after 100 hours of operation.
2. ___ Set timing and distributor advance.  Timing should be set at both idle and
       operating speed of generator.
3. ___ Adjust carburetor and governor for proper operating speed.
4. ___ Check fuel supply.  If fuel is over 9 months old, discard and replace with
       fresh fuel.  Gasoline deteriorates with age, so a large supply of fuel
       should not be maintained.  Prior arrangements should be made to purchase
       fuel locally for emergencies.
5. ___ Change engine oil and filter, and perform other lubrication of engine and
6. ___ Inspect cooling system for leaks, air obstructions, "V" belt tension and
       proper anti-freeze solution.  Make needed adjustments.
7. ___ Inspect generator winding and clean if needed.
8. ___ Clean commutator and collector rings; check brush wear and tension, in
       accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
9. ___ Inspect generator heaters.
10.___ Remove old oil and gas from area around generator when maintenance is
11.___ Clean engine room and remove all debris.

Tools & Materials:

1.  Standard Tool kit.
2.  Engine Tune-up Kit
2.  Belts
3.  Cleaning materials

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