Figure 3-16.Generator set, right front, three-quarters view.
primary filter and strainer and from the secondary filter,
using rags to catch the waste.
Check the day tank for leakage or signs of obvious
damage. Remove the cap from the day tank drain valve
and open the valve. Drain the water and sediment into a
suitable container, close the valve, and replace the cap.
Always maintain constant metal-to-metal
contact between the fuel tank filler neck and the
spout of the fuel supply. That will prevent the
possibility of sparking caused by static
Inspect the fuel lines, valves, and fittings for bent,
leaky, or loose connections and signs of obvious
damage. Inspect the fuel tank for leakage or obvious
Service the fuel tank as follows:
Remove the fuel tank filler cap and fill the tank with
the proper fuel. Replace the filler cap and wipe up any
spilled fuel. Remove the cap from the fuel tank drain
valve and open the valve. Permit water and sediment to
drain into an approved nonflammable container. Close