25. Seal all of the openings in the engine, including
CAUTION: Do not apply oil, grease or any wax
base compound to the flywheel. The cast iron
the exhaust outlet, with moisture resistant tape. Use
will absorb these substances which can "sweat"
cardboard, plywood or metal covers where practical.
out during operation and cause the clutch to
26. Clean and dry the exterior painted surfaces of the
engine. Spray the surfaces with a suitable liquid
21. Drain the engine cooling system.
automobile body wax, a synthetic resin varnish or a
22. The oil may be drained from the engine crankcase
rust preventive compound.
if so desired. If the oil is drained, reinstall and tighten
the drain plug.
27. Cover the engine with a good weather-resistant
tarpaulin or other cover if it must he stored outdoors.
23. Remove and clean the battery and battery cables
A clear plastic cover is recommended for indoor
with a baking soda solution and rinse them with fresh
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 or 0° C) dry place.
t h e r e are any indications of rust or corrosion,
Keep the battery fully charged and check the level and
corrective steps must be taken to prevent damage to
the 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
10. Service the air cleaner as outlined under Air
1. Reinstall the valve rocker covers.
2 . Remove the covers and tape from all of the
o p e n i n g s of the engine, fuel tank and electrical
equipment. Do not overlook the exhaust outlet.
Prepare the generator for starting as outlined under
3. Wash the exterior of the engine with fuel oil to
remove the rust preventive.
12. MARINE GEAR
4. 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.
5. Remove the paper strips from between the pulleys
and the belts.
13. TORQMATIC CONVERTER
a. Remove the tape from the breather and all of the
oil from the crankcase. Reinstall the drain plug. Then
refer to Lubrication System in the Operating Instruc-
tions and fill the crankcase to the proper level with the
b. Remove all of the preservative grease with a
recommended grade of lubricating oil.
7. Fill the fuel tank with the fuel specified under Diesel
c. Start the engine and operate the unit until the
Fuel Oil Specifications.
temperature reaches 150 F (66° C). Drain the
8. Close all of the drain cocks and fill the engine
engine and stall the converter for twenty seconds
c o o l i n g system with clean soft water and a rust
at 1000 rpm to scavenge the oil from the
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
preservative oil should only be operated enough
a rust inhibitor).
t o bring the oil temperature up to 150° F
(66 o C).
9. Install and connect the battery.