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.
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 damage.
Service the fuel tank as follows:
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 electricity.
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. CloseContinue Reading