26.Clean and dry the exterior painted surfaces of the
21.Drain the engine cooling system.
engine. Spray the surfaces with a suitable liquid
22.The oil may be drained from the engine crankcase if
automobile body wax, a synthetic resin varnish or a rust
so desired. If the oil is drained, reinstall and tighten the
27.Cover the engine with a good weather-resistant
23.Remove and clean the battery and battery cables
tarpaulin or other cover if it must be stored outdoors. A
with a baking soda solution and rinse them with
clear plastic cover is recommended for indoor storage.
freshwater. Do not allow the soda solution to enter the
Add distilled water to the electrolyte, if
The stored engine should be inspected periodically. If
necessary, and fully charge the battery. Store the
there are any indications of rust or corrosion, corrective
battery in a cool (never below 32 F.) dry place. Keep
steps must be taken to prevent damage to the engine
the battery fully charged and check the level and the
parts. Perform a complete inspection at the end of one
specific gravity of the electrolyte regularly.
year and apply additional treatment as required.
24.Insert heavy paper strips between the pulleys and
belts to prevent sticking.
25.Seal all of the openings in the engine, including the
exhaust outlet, with moisture resistant tape.
cardboard, plywood or metal covers where practical.
PROCEDURE FOR RESTORING AN ENGINE TO SERVICE WHICH HAS BEEN
IN EXTENDED STORAGE
1. Remove the valve rocker cover(s) and pour at
Prepare the generator for starting as outlined under
least one-half gallon of oil, of the same grade as used in
the crankcase, over the rocker arms and push rods.
13. MARINE GEAR
2. Reinstall the valve rocker cover(s).
Check the Marine gear; refill it to the proper level, as
3. Remove the covers and tape from all of the
necessary, with the correct grade of lubricating oil.
openings of the engine, fuel tank, and electrical
14. TORQMATIC CONVERTER
equipment. Do not overlook the exhaust outlet.
a. Remove the tape from the breather and all of
4. Wash the exterior of the engine with fuel oil to
remove the rust preventive.
5. Remove the rust preventive from the flywheel.
6. Remove the paper strips from between the
c. Start the engine and operate the unit until the
temperature reaches 150F.
7. Check the crankcase oil level.
crankcase to the proper level with the heavy-duty
engine and stall the converter for twenty
lubricating oil recommended under Lubricating Oil
seconds at 1000 rpm to scavenge the oil from
8. Fill the fuel tank with the fuel specified under
Diesel Fuel Oil Specifications.
A Torqmatic converter containing
9. Close all of the drain cocks and fill the engine
preservative oil should only be operated enough to
cooling system with clean soft water and a rust inhibitor.
bring the oil temperature up to 150 F.
If the engine is to be exposed to freezing temperatures,
d. Install the drain plug and a new filter element.
add a high boiling point type antifreeze solution to the
e. Refill the converter with the oil that is
cooling system (the antifreeze contains a rust inhibitor).
10. Install and connect the battery.
11. Service the air cleaner as outlined under Air
15. POWER TAKE-OFF