Title Page

  • Client / Site

  • Conducted on (Date and Time)

  • Job Number

  • Generator Reference Number

  • Full Name of Operator/Engineer

  • Address

Visual Inspection

  • Overall condition/appearance of equipment (controls, leaks, loose wires)

  • Fan belt tension and condition

  • Fuel filter or sediment bowl

  • Lubricating oil level and viscosity

  • Coolant level and anti-freeze mixture

  • Air filter

  • Battery electrolyte level and specific gravity and load test

  • Battery charging rate (trickle charger).

Operating Inspection

  • Day tank pump and level switches if so equipped

  • Operation of cooling thermostat or louvers

  • Battery charging

  • Alternator and regulator

Other Services

  • Inspect of cooling system for leaks (pressure test), residue and operation. Check engine block heater.

  • Inspect and clean generator brush holders and brushes

  • Clean and inspect exciter

  • Inspect safety shutdown devices. This includes simulated faults on low oil pressure cut-off, high water temperature cut-off, over speed cut-off and failed start.

  • Inspect and clean engine/generator set control

  • Run generator set (under load) to check voltage, check frequency, check instrument system and make adjustments.

  • Clean and tighten electrical connections, clean crankcase breather, check and tighten mounting bolts and wipe unit clean


  • Recommendations and Overall Condition Assessment

  • Engineer/Operator Full Name and Signature

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