D346 MARINE ENGINE Caterpillar



Do not wear loose clothing around machinery.

Observe NO SMOKING signs.

Do not smoke around batteries. Hydrogen gas generated by charging batteries is explosive. Keep batteries in a well ventilated area.

Be sure the engine room is properly ventilated.

All electrical equipment must be grounded according to local building codes.

Remove tools and electrical cords from the engine before starting.

All fans, shafts, pulleys, etc., must have guards.

Check all connections periodically for tightness and insulation.

Insulate all connections and disconnected wires.

Do not work on electrically "hot" equipment.

Do not use carbon tetrachloride fire extinguishers. Fumes are toxic and the liquid has a deteriorating effect on insulation.

Never operate a diesel engine with the governor linkage disconnected. Human reactions are not fast enough to control the fuel rack.

Never adjust or repair a machine while in operation.

Do not touch the heat sink on the generator regulator when the generator is running. It is electrically "hot".

Store oily rags in metal covered containers.

Never store flammable liquids near the engine.

Always disconnect and tape the ground battery lead before working on the electrical system.

Be sure the remote starting system is inoperative when the engine is being worked on. Disconnect the starter from the start switch.

Always disconnect the engine starter circuit when working on the generator.

Keep the engine room and floor area clean.

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