(d) Remove any ice or snow which may have accumulated on the
generator set or wiring.
DO NOT BEND OR KINK WIRING, AS IT BECOMES BRITTLE
WITH EXTREME COLD.
(e) Place the air intake shutter in the winter position (to
the left) when the ambient temperature is 32F or lower.
(f) After starting the engine, allow enough time for it to
reach normal operating temperature before applying the load.
(g) Observe the shutter at the top of the winterization
shroud; if it does not operate properly, the engine will not reach
(h) When the power unit is not in operation, keep the trailer
tarpaulin rolled down.
(2) Operation in extreme heat. Every effort should be made to
prevent the generator set from over heating.
during operation should be made to ensure that the cover and shrouds
are clean and properly installed.
Ensure air intake shutter is in
the summer position. Inspect load meter frequently to make sure the
generator set is not over loaded. If over load is indicated, reduce
The power unit must be lubricated as specified in the
current lubrication order.
(3) Operation in dusty or sandy areas.
The best protection
against dust and sand, when the power unit is not operating, is the
It should be rolled down and properly secured.
During periods when the power unit is operating, shield the generator
set from dust and sand.
Take advantage of natural barriers which
offer protection from dust and sand.
serviced daily to keep the carburetor free of dirt and sand.
lubricating, clean all lubrication points before applying lubricants.
Before inspecting and adding oil, clean area around oil filter cap.
Prevent sand from entering fuel while servicing the fuel tank.
Service fuel tank strainer prior to adding fuel.
(4) Operation under rainy or humid conditions.
periods when the power unit is not operating, keep the trailer
tarpaulin rolled down and secured. Roll up the tarpaulin during dry
or operating periods.
Keep the fuel tank as full as possible to
Humid conditions can cause corrosion and
deterioration of electrical components. Every effort should be made
to keep electrical components and wiring clean and dry.