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MEP002A, MEP003A, Support and Troubleshooting

GMG Fixes a Blown Oil Pump in a MEP003A – The Benefits of Our Warranty Program

GMG recently fixed a blown oil pump in a customer’s MEP003A. Bad things can happen, even though we refurbish and load-bank a unit. Under our exclusive warranty program, we covered this repair. Typically, we only cover parts (not labor) in any warranty situation, but we made an exception and covered labor costs, which were over […]

FAQ, MEP002A, MEP003A, Support and Troubleshooting

Can I Run My 120/240V Wired House With A 120/208V Three Phase Generator?

Below is a great video that concerns itself with answering this oft-asked question. Many military generators are only configured to output three phase electricity, especially the larger units including the MEP004A, MEP005a and up.  Note that the MEP002A and MEP003A models output single phase 120/240V single phase power just fine and are not the focus […]

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How To Break-In a New Re-manufactured Engine or a New Refurbished Generator from GMG

We get this question A LOT!  Some customers buy new MEP002A or MEP003A re-manufactured engines from GMG. Some buy our refurbished generators complete. In either case, we recommend a Break-In period, especially for re-manufactured engines.  For refurbished generators, we recommend an early oil change in the 50 hour range (vs the normal 100 interval) to […]

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FAQ, MEP002A, MEP003A, Support and Troubleshooting

My Generator Is Not Generating, But The Engine Runs; Help!

One of our recent customers had a small scare with their new generator. Nothing dramatic, just puzzling. The engine started normally and everything seemed 100%, except for one issue:  no electricity was being generated to the main terminals or the convenience outlet.  Frustrating to say the least. The customer and GMG tried most of the […]

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All Military Generators – All in One Place!

We have finally assembled what we believe is a relatively exhaustive list of past and present generators used by the US Military.  On this page, you will also see links to two versions of the: STANDARD-FAMILY-OF-MOBILE-ELECTRIC-POWER-GENERATING-SOURCES-GENERAL-DESCRIPTION-INFORMATION-AND-CHARACTERISTICS-DATA-SHEETS-MIL-HDBK One version was published in 2010 (MIL-HDBK-633A) and one published in 1998 (MIL-HDBK-633).  Both of these manuals have very […]

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How Noisy Are MEP002A and MEP003A Military Diesel Generators? The Same As Honda’s Best Worksite Unit!

GMG gets this question a lot!  Many opinions can be had about the noise level of MEP-002A and MEP-003A diesel generator units. To protect your hearing around any engine or machinery, wear hearing protection! It’s cheap and your friends and family will thank you when you’re not screaming at them or the TV is blasting! […]

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A Word About Our Batteries

Below are the specs for civilian batteries for the MEP003A and MEP002A generators: MEP003A Units: Battery BCI # : BCI #24R Battery Height : 9″ Battery Length : 10 3/4″ Battery Voltage : 12 Volt Battery Width : 6 3/4″ Battery Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 Degrees F : 675 Battery Cranking Amps @ 32 Degrees F : 850 Battery Posts Type : Top Post Battery Reserve Capacity (Minutes) : 115 Battery Weight : 40 lbs […]

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Selecting Correct Injection Pump Timing Button and Injection Pump Installation for you MEP-002A or MEP-003A Ambac Fuel Injection Pump

Selecting Correct Injection Pump Timing Button and Injection Pump Installation for you MEP-002A or MEP-003A Ambac Fuel Injection Pump M50/PSU IF NO. 3136 1/21/2009 1 Printed in USA Rev Level A Ambac International, 910 Spears Creek Court Elgin SC 29045(USA) – North America Telephone: 1-800- 628-6894 Fax: 1-800-542-8230 Website: www.ambac.net   DOWNLOAD THIS FILE:  Ambac-Timing-Button-For-M50-Injection-Pump-MEP002A-MEP003A-IF_No._3136 Selecting Correct […]