3-36. MAIN GENERATOR (cont)
Components of this locomotive are heavy and may be awkward to handle. Use correct lifting
procedures, indicated lifting devices, and/or assistance from other personnel to avoid injury.
Unbalanced generator may cause injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
Use extreme caution to prevent main generator from damaging emergency fuel shutoff assembly.
Install lifting eye and hoist to main generator and lift main generator over mounting base.
Check that shims are placed in original positions as marked.
Install shims (22) retained from removal and slowly lower main generator, moving it toward engine.
Check that punch marks on engine flywheel and main generator line up.
Install 16 bolts (14) and lockwashers (15) opposite each other and tighten, pulling main generator and engine
Install main generator on base and secure with four base mounting bolts (16), lockwashers (19) and (18), flat washer
(17), four nuts (20), and two dowel pins (21).
Check alinement of main generator and engine by deflection of engine crankshaft as follows:
Use a crankshaft deflection strain gage (66) and center between the crankshaft cheeks of number six throw.
Record readings at top and bottom dead center.
If reading exceeds 0.002 inch (0.05 mm) add or subtract shims as necessary and install shims.
Install conduit (13). Secure with clamp (12), two nuts (11), and screws (10).
Connect terminals (9).