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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    I am looking for info about a machine which is made before internet was made... Even i am older than internet , i am getting old :cry:
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    Is there a museum for generators ?? maybe they have a manual... I have been tough the internet and no luck, I have found the numbers for the manual but nothing more. There is absolutely nothing on the relay box , on the relays there is some info of the relay . On the voltage regulator which...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    It's been a while, but today I was able to work on the generator. The spring in the diesel filter housing was full of crud and it could not compress , I have cleaned it and the filter fits now. And I guess I have found the problem the previous owner had , why he cut the wiring loom. In the...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    It runs great there are a few minor glitches in the electrical system (thanks previous owner). There is one sensor of the governor dead , and i think i am missing some links of the "throttle" If i had the technical manual or a picture how it was connected , i would know for sure. The...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    I had disconnected the governor and kept the rpm by hand. The Detroit slowly creeps up in speed even if the throttle stays in the same spot...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    On Saturday I let it run without switching on the generator section. Manually keeping the speed right is quite difficult. I have let it run for an hour to test the cooling system to see if it was leak-proof the thermostat in the bottom of the radiator was rusted through , i have made a plate...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    My previous reaction has disappeared , strange ?? Again the same answer : There is brand new oil in the air filter , done by the previous owner. The voltage regulator is mounted on springs besides the oil drain. The first thing i did was grounding the machine..... The thing that sounds...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    I am happy with all the information I can get about the generator. I am trying to get the wire harness in order, someone has played with terminal blocks....... There are no wires to the heater but the red light comes on when you switch on the heater .
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    Thanks for the info , the only thing I figured out so far was the governor control. On the outside of the control cube are 5 switches : 1- (S4) emergency switch , does not stay in one position (broken ?) 2- (S3) overvoltage relay reset . 3- (S6) paralel switch 4- (S9) electric governor ...
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    There is only one identification plate and this is it : There is a switch named Emergency Switch what is it for ? And there is a switch on the inside of the door of the control cube , what does it do there is no text next to it ?
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    Something like these ?
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    Acording to the data of Detroit Diesel the engine is from 1968 The problem is the data plate is missing .
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    PU-406/M searching for info and parts.

    Hello i am new here i hope i am in the right thread. I have a old generator ( PU-406/M ) without nametags or schematics. The things i am searching for are : - The technical manual TM5-6115-321-12 - All the schematics . - What was the factory color ? - Hydraulic governor parts . I like to...
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