25. Seal all of the openings in the engine, including
out during operation and cause the clutch to
the exhaust outlet, with moisture resistant tape. Use
cardboard, plywood or metal covers where practical.
21. Drain the engine cooling system.
26. Clean and dry the exterior painted surfaces of the
engine. Spray the surfaces with a suitable liquid
22. The oil may be drained from the engine crankcase
if so desired. If the oil is drained, reinstall and tighten
automobile body wax, a synthetic resin varnish or a
rust preventive compound.
the drain plug.
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.
with a baking soda solution and rinse them with fresh
A clear plastic cover is recommended for indoor
water. Do not allow the soda solution to enter the
battery. Add distilled water to the electrolyte, if
necessary, and fully, charge the battery. Store the
The stored engine should be inspected periodically. If
battery in a cool (never below 32°F.) dry place. Keep
there are any indications of rust or corrosion,
the battery fully charged and check the level and the
corrective steps must be taken to prevent damage to
specific gravity of the electrolyte regularly.
the engine parts. Perform a complete inspection at the
end of one year and apply additional treatment as
24. Insert heavy paper strips between the pulleys and
belts to prevent sticking.
PROCEDURE FOR RESTORING AN ENGINE TO SERVICE WHICH HAS BEEN
IN EXTENDED STORAGE
1. Remove the covers and tape from all of the
openings of the engine, fuel tank, and electrical
equipment. Do not overlook the exhaust outlet.
Prepare the generator for starting as outlined under
2. -Wash the exterior of the engine with fuel oil to
remove the rust preventive.
11. MARINE GEAR
3. Remove the rust preventive from the flywheel.
Check the Marine gear; refill it to the proper level, as
necessary, with the correct grade of lubricating oil.
4. Remove the paper strips from between the pulleys
12. TORQMATIC CONVERTER
and the belts.
a. Remove the tape from the breather and all of the
oil from the crankcase. Re-install the drain plug. Then
refer to Lubrication System in the Operating Instruc-
b. Remove all of the preservative grease with a
tions and fill the crankcase to the proper level with the
recommended grade of lubricating oil.
C. Start the engine and operate the unit until the
6. Fill the fuel tank with the fuel specified under Diesel
temperature reaches 150°F (66°C). Drain the
Fuel Oil Specifications.
preservative oil and remove the filter. Start the
engine and stall the converter for twenty seconds
7. Close all of the drain cocks and fill the engine
at 1000 rpm to scavenge the oil from the
cooling system with clean soft water and a rust
inhibitor. If the engine is to be exposed to freezing
temperatures, add a high boiling point type antifreeze
CAUTION: A Torqmatic converter containing
solution to the cooling system (the antifreeze contains
a rust inhibitor).
to bring the oil temperature up to 150° F
8. Install and connect the battery.
d. Install the drain plug and a new filter element.
9. Service the air cleaner as outlined under Air System.