TESTING AND ADJUSTING
Tighten the two bolts that hold bracket (8) to the
governor before the first engine start up.
Replace the plug in the top cover and tighten.
Check the governor terminal shaft for free
3161 Governor With Torque Rise
movement, see Step 6.
6V3139 Timing and Fuel Setting Tool Group.
6V3075 Dial Indicator (metric).
5P7263 Contact Point, 76.2 mm (3.00 in.) long.
FT1819g Governor Torque Arm Tool.
Put the governor in position on the engine as in
Steps I through 3 for 3161 Standard and
Generator Set Governors.
CHECK TERMINAL SHAFT MOVEMENT
Use a 7/16" wrench and move the governor
terminal shaft several times in the 'FUEL ON"
direction and release it. The terminal shaft must
return completely to the "FUEL OFF" position
each time. If the terminal shaft does not return,
binding can be the result of parts not in correct
If the terminal shaft is binding, loosen the cover
FUEL SETTING COVER
bolts, make an alignment of the cover again, then tighten
1. Synchronizing pin. 2. Plug. 3. Plug.
the bolts again. Check for binding again with the above
procedure. If this does not correct the binding, loosen
Remove plugs (2) and (3) from each side of the
the governor base to drive housing bolts. Move the
fuel setting cover.
governor and tighten the bolts again. Check for binding
again with the above procedure.
Remove synchronizing pin (1) from the fuel
setting cover and remove the washer from it.
NOTE: If the governor terminal shaft is binding after the
Install synchronizing pin (I) in the threaded hole
above procedure, loosen the bolts for the fuel control
for plug (2). Tighten the synchronizing pin (1) in
linkage cover. Then loosen the bolts that hold the
governor drive housing in position and move the housing
to make an alignment of the cover bolt holes. Tighten all
of the bolts again and check for terminal shaft binding.
MOVE FUEL CONTROL LINKAGE
AGAINST SYNCHRONIZING PIN
CORRECT GOVERNOR OIL LEVEL
4. FT1819 Governor Torque Arm Tool.
It is necessary to prime the governor. Remove
the oil fill plug from the governor top cover. Add
1.8 liter (2 U.S. quarts) of clean engine oil to the