If the motor-generator set stops, press the reset button (fig. 71.9) to reset the circuit breaker.
Shut off unnecessary electrical components to reduce current draw.
Figure 71.18. 110 VAC receptacle.
Figure 71.19. Circuit breaker.
Section IV. MAINTENANCE
Make certain all electrical connections are
The section contains instructions to maintain the
tight. Inspect the insulation on wires and cables for
winterization kit in an efficient operating condition.
chafing or damage.
Check fuel lines and connections for leaks.
174. Engine Radiator Shutters
Make sure lines are securely fastened. If there is any
a. Insure that all surfaces and contact points are
motion between the heater and the fuel tank, insert a
flexible connection at the point of greatest stress.
b. Apply a thin coat of lubricant to all pivot points.
Clean the fuel filter sediment bowl. Replace
the filter element as necessary (fig. 71.6).
175. Liquid Heater
Keep the heater and accessories clean, and
Perform the maintenance procedures listed
make certain no obstructions form near the intake and
below at regular intervals to maintain efficient heater
operation. No lubrication or additional servicing is
Check the heater and its accessories for tight
required except as noted.
Inspect periodically the spark plug and contact
breaker points, since most heater troubles are caused
176. Space Heater
by faulty or dirty ignition components. The spark plug
Refer to paragraph 2-13 for maintenance
electrode and the insulator should always be dry and
clean. The is gap between the contact points should be