Battery filler cap
Battery hold-down bar
Bracket hold-down rod
Washer, flat, 4/16 in.
Figure 4-3. Batteries installed view.
Inspecting And Servicing The Equipment
Inspect the power train for damage.
m. Check the clutches for ease
Make a complete inspection of the gasoline
engine unit, visually checking for loss or damage which may
Inspect the scale, fire extinguisher, freon tank,
have occurred in shipment. Inspect the magneto, spark
and transfer and cylinder filling hoses for damage during
plugs, cables, governor and linkage connections.
Check the tension of the belts. Tension is
Check the tools and toolbox for loss or damage.
correct when the belts can be depressed by thumb pressure
Check the conversion heater and expansion
approximately 1-1/2 inches (3.81cm) at the center.
tank for damage.
With the ignition off, turn the engine over by
Check all the gages for any damage that may
hand, to make sure that the crank shaft, connecting rods,
have occurred during shipment.
Report any loss or damage on DD Form 6
Make a complete visual check of the electric
(Report of Damage or Improper Shipment) or report to the
motor for loss or damage which may have occurred during
General. Move the conversion and storage unit
Inspect all electrical terminals for tightness,
make certain ground rod assembly is installed.
to its operating location with a suitable tractor. If the
Turn the electric motor over by hand to make
equipment is located on marshy ground or ground with a high
sure that all moving parts turn freely.
sand content, wood platforms should be constructed under
Check the condenser to make sure that all air
the trailer wheels and under the landing jacks. Disconnect the
circulating openings are free from dirt, dust, or other debris.
tractor air lines and electrical cable from the trailer. When the
Make a complete inspection of the carbon
tractor air lines are disconnected the trailer is in emergency
dioxide transfer pump for loss or damage that may have
braking condition and should not be moved. Release the
occurred during shipment.
towing pintle and remove the tractor. Remove the wheel
chocks from the fenders and position them under the trailer
Turn the transfer pump by hand to make sure
wheels. Lower the landing jacks, if necessary, to level the
that all parts turn freely.
trailer as the liquid level gages will not work if the trailer is not
Inspect the cylinder filling unit for loss or
damage during shipment.
Refrigeration System. Remove valve cover
Turn the cylinder filling unit pulley by hand to
caps and open all valves necessary to allow refrigerant to
make sure that it turns freely.
U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1991