2-4. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE- Continued.
b. Unpacking. Remove all crating, blocking, and protective material and perform the following procedures.
(1) Refer to Components of End Item and Basic Issue Items List (Appendix C) and check to see if you have
received all required items.
(2) Check for and tighten any loose mounting screws and nuts. Visually check for missing parts and for damage
that may have occurred during shipment.
(3) Position unit where there is adequate ventilation and air circulation for cooling. Installation must be at least 2
feet (0.6 meters) from wall to belt guard.
(4) Secure unit to floor, when required.
2-5. DAILY CHECKS. Perform all "Before" operation preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) shown in
. Loosen three knobs (1) attaching engine (2)
to saddle (3). Move engine away from compressor
by lifting take-up
bolt keeper angle (6) and turning take-up bolt assembly (4) to tighten belt tension.
b. Insert a screwdriver through belt guard and depress belt to check that belt is tensioned properly.
Tension is correct when deflection of belts (5) is approximately 1/2 inch (12.7mm)
when pressed mid way between pulleys.
c. Tighten three knobs (1) securing engine (2) to saddle (3). Be sure take-up bolt keeper angle is lowered to keep
take-up bolt assembly (4) from loosening during operation.
d. Check the oil level in engine by removing dipstick and reading oil level indication. Add oil to indicated level as
e. Check oil level
in air compressor. Oil level
is correct when sight glass
on air compressor
is half full. Add oil
compressor as required.
f. Check fuel level in fuel tank by reading fuel level indicator gage on tank. Fill tank with fuel as required.