Section XIX. MAINTENANCE OF GENERATOR SET
See Figure 4-15 (Sheet 2 of 2) to disconnect power cable
The generator set Model MEP-803A is a fully enclosed,
from generator set.
self-contained, skid mounted, portable unit.
generator set is equipped with controls, instruments and
h. Tag and disconnect power cable (11) as follows:
accessories necessary for operation. The generator set
consists of a diesel engine, brushless generator, excitation
(1) Open terminal back door (12).
system, speed governing system, fuel system, 24 VDC
starting system, control system and fault system. See TM
(2) Remove fastener tool (13).
9-6115-642-10/24 for descriptive and operating data.
(3) Raise retention clips (14) from terminals.
(4) Using fastener tool (13), loosen terminal
See TM 9-6115-642-10/24 for complete inspection,
nuts (15) on terminals.
testing, and servicing data for the diesel generator set.
(5) Remove wires from terminals.
(6) Replace fastener tool (13).
i. Loosen weather boot (16) and remove power
Always be sure that the generator set is not
cable (11) from generator set. Close terminal door (12).
operating before attempting to connect or
disconnect the power cable. Check to see that
j. Remove four nuts (17), four lock washers (18),
all switches are in the "off" or "open" position
eight flat washers (19) and four bolts (20). Discard lock
and that there is no input on the load.
k. Using forklift, remove generator set (2) from
a. Disconnected the ground wire from the ground
slide rails (21).
shield and pipe.
b. Remove two generator locking bolts (1) from
l. Remove two nuts (1), two lock washers (2), two
generator set (2).
flat washers (3), U-bolt (4) and spacer (5). Discard
c. Disconnect external fuel supply hose (3) from
fitting (4) and elbow (5).
m. Remove five screws (6) and horizontal shield
(7) from generator set (8).
d. Install dust caps (6 and 7) on elbow (5) and
n. Remove horizontal exhaust pipe (9) and elbow
(10) from generator set (8).
e. Drain any fuel in hose (3) into a suitable
f. Open storage door (8) and store fuel supply hose
See Figure 4-16 for installation of generator set exhaust
(3) in storage compartment, close door.
shield and pipe.
g. Using two personnel, release retention latches
a. Apply anti-seize compound to threads and install
(9) simultaneously and pull both sides on the generator
horizontal exhaust pipe (9) and elbow (10). Final
lifting rings (10) until generator set (2) slides out and
positioning will be accomplished when exhaust shields
retention latches lock.
and U-bolts are installed.