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Normal starting procedure of Perkins Generator set
1. As far as possible do not start the generator set under load conditions.
2. Transfer the key switch to the starting (STAR) position. The engine should start immediately.
3. After the engine starts, return the key switch to the running (RUN) position. If the engine has not started after 10 seconds, turn the key switch back into operation and (RUN) for 10 seconds. Then repeat steps 2 and 3. If the engine is still unable to start after three attempts, please find out why.
4. After engine starts, follow steps 4.a and 4.b.
A. Check the oil pressure.
B. Check the machine for leaks.
C. Make sure the battery is charged.
D. After running the engine for five minutes, check the generator monitoring system. Make sure the engine works properly before loading.
Note: do not use ether-like spray starting aids in cold weather. Otherwise, it could lead to explosion and personal injury.
The use of water jacket heaters or extra battery capacity improves the machine's start-ability below 10 ?.
Methods for checking and cleaning the core of the rear cooler of Perkins generator set
Check for damage, corrosion, dirt, grease, insect stains, leaves, oil and other debris on the cooler. Clean the cooler if necessary. https://www.dieselgeneratortech.com/generator-sets/Instruction-for-Perkins-Generator-Set-Maintenance.html