WHAT PLAN IS BEST FOR YOU?
Our team will work with you to determine the best way to keep your equipment running at peak performance. With many different choices to choose from, we can tailor a plan to suit your needs and your budget. the most popular plans have a mix of preventative maintenance intervals, such as:
PLAN 1: A Semi-Annual and Annual appointment per year.
PLAN 2: Two Quarterly, a Semi-Annual and Annual appointment per year.
– Perform a walk around inspection of complete installation.
– Inspect generator set vibration isolators and adjust as needed.
– Check for unit online capability in less than 10 seconds
– Check for abnormal noise or vibration.
– Re-check oil level, inspect for leaks with engine running.
– Check for proper operation of remote fan motors, thermostats, circulating pumps and solenoid valves.
– Check inlet and discharge louvers for proper operation with engine running and stopped.
– Inspect flexible exhaust coupling for cracks and excessive leaks.
– Check for abnormal exhaust characteristics with engine running.
– Inspect exhaust rain protection and outlet screening.
– Operational check of illumination and safety lamps.
– Check proper operation of engine and generator.
– Adjust governor control for optimum performance and frequency.
– Adjust voltage regulator to specification parameters.
– Top off electrolyte level.
– Check and record battery charger amperage.
– Check battery charger and adjust oat rate for optimum battery performance and life.
– Check record alternator for proper charge rate with engine running.
– Check for proper cranking termination upon starting.
– Ad crankcase oil (John Deere 15w 40 or natural gas oil) to specification level.
– Inspect lubrication gaskets for leaks.
– Inspect front and rear crankshaft seals.
– Check oil heater for leaks.
– Inspect exible fuel lines for cracking, leaks and pliability.
– Test day tank pump for proper operation. activate fuel priming pump and check for proper operation and leaks.
– Drain water from water separator.
– Check fuel system for leaks.
– Check governor oil level and add oil as needed.
– Mark fuel level in main fuel tank.
– Inspect air filters for restrictions.
– Visual inspection of radiator/heat exchanger for leaks, damage and obstructions.
– Add coolant to specification level.
– Inspect radiator cap, gasket and surface.
– Visual inspection of water pump and cooling system for leaks.
– Check belts for deterioration and proper tension.
– Monitor jacket water heater operations and adjust settings.
– Check water hoses for leaks and deterioration.
WHEN SERVICE IS CONCLUDED
– Reset all control to automatic.
– Set circuit breaker to correct position.
– Check fuel valves for correct position.
– Check voltage regulator is ON and NOT tripped.
– Check battery charger is ON.
– Check day tank controls are ON.
– Louver controls are ON.
– Jacket water heater(s) are ON.
– Remote radiator fan controls are ON.
– Auxiliary water pump controls are ON.
– Inspection of pulleys for excessive wear.
– Inspection of steel fuel lines for cracks, leaks and proper line bracket support.
– Check the main tank for water.
– Clean and apply corrosion inhibitor to the terminals of lead acid batteries as needed.
– Tighten battery cable connections as needed.
– Check and tighten starter motors, connections and wiring.
AIR INTAKE SYSTEM
– Check air cleaner indicator.
– Check all air intake piping for damage and loose connections.
– Drain water in exhaust moisture traps.
– Inspect exhaust manifolds for broken or missing hardware.
– Tighten hose clamps as needed.
– Analyze coolant for proper antifreeze percentage using John Deere CoolscanTM.
– Analyze coolant conditioner level and add John Deere Coolant Conditioner as needed.
– Test and record battery cells’ electrolyte levels.
– Check and record battery voltage dip level during an overcrank test.
AIR INTAKE SYSTEM
– Inspection of air cleaner.
– Inspection of turbocharger.
– Clean crankcase breather, inspect hose and connections.
– Take oil sample (after operational checks with John Deere OilscanTM.
– Check day tank alarms.
– Clean primary fuel filter (if screen type).
– Drain water and sediment from day tank (if accessible).
– Check for and tighten loose terminals on the generator set and the generator control panel.
– Assess auto-start system.
– Inspect for excessive dirt accumulation and clean as needed.
– Assess safeties and pre-alarms on control and annuciator panels.
– Inspect tightness of relays in the generator control panel.
GENERATOR AND VOLTAGE REGULATOR
– Check rotor air gap for specification clearance.
– Inspection of rotor and stator for damage and excessive oil and dirt buildup.
– Inspect tightness of generator leads and voltage regulator control wiring.
– Strap and tape any wiring or generator leads that have rubbing and/or worn insulation.
– Adjust voltage droop potentiometer and clean.
– Check exciter field.
– Inspect brushes and slip rings or rotating rectifier.
– Replace oil filters.
– Replace primary and secondary fuel filters.
– Replace engine oil (John Deere 15w 40 or natural gas[spark if ignited]).
– Lubricate fan drive with John Deere SD Polyurea Lubricant for high speed applications and temperatures: -30oF to 325oF.
– Replace inlet filter for day tank.
– Legally and professionally dispose of waste oil and filters.