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Aux lube oil Main pump is Examine lube oil pump. Check it’s
pump running supplying insufficient out put (6.89 bar) and filters for
3.44 bar pressure due to pump leaks or plugging. Check pressure
63 QA-1 failure or leaks. switch 63 QA-1.
Lube oil level High level of lube oil Check level switch 71 QH-1.
high tank or some liquid is Investigate cause of high level
71 QH-1 coming in the tank. alarm and restore normal level.
2 254mm or 10” NOTE: stop the unit if there is some
other fluid with the lube oil (water
or liquid fuel). In this case never
start unit without repair.
Lube oil level Lube oil tank level Check level switch 71 QL-1. Check
low low the system for possible leakage or
71 QL for excessive consumption. NOTE:
432 mm or 17” in these units oil consumption is
normal, so refilling is necessary
Lube oil System leaks or pump Repair leaks or pump. Check proper
pressure low or pressure switches operation of pressure switch 63 QA-
3.44 bar trouble. 1 and check closing of test valves.
AC pump cut in.
Emergency The main and ac lube Check for leaks and pumps’
lube pump oil pumps are malfunction. Check proper
5 motor running supplying insufficient operation of pressure switches 63
63 QL pressure due to pump QL, 63 QT-2A, and 63 QT-2B.
0.41 bar failure or leaks.
Lube oil tank Lube oil tank Check for proper operation of the
temperature temperature below Lube oil tank heaters. Check for
low recommended limits proper operation of the temperature
26 QL-1 Starting is inhibited if switch 26 QN-1.
18 °C header temperature is
Lube oil header Lube oil header Check Lube oil heat exchangers,
temperature temperature is above CW fans (proper rotation) and
7 high recommended limits. temperature regulating valve VTR-
26 QA-1 1. Check temperature switch 26
74°C QA-1.
Lube oil Bad signal form Lube Check temperature switches 26 QT-
8 temperature oil temperature switch 1A, 1B and 26QA.
switch trouble
Lube oil Bad signal from Lube Check pressure switches 63 QT-2A,
9 pressure switch oil pressure switch 2B and 63 QA.
Low Lube oil Pressure below the Determine cause and correct before
pressure trip trip level. Pump 6.89 restarting unit. Check pressure
10 63 QT-1A bar; bearing header regulating v/v VPR.2.
63 QT-2A 1.85 bar.
11 Lube oil header Lube oil header temp Check for proper operation of the

temp high trip above recommended Lube oil Heat exchangers, CW fans
26 QT-1A limits (proper rotation) and temp
26 QT-1B regulating v/v VTR-1. Check temp
80°C switches 26 QT-1A and 26 QT-1B.
3 bearing temp Excessive temp at the Check thermocouple TT-1B-1 if
High load tunnel bearing 3 necessary. Look for reasons of this
12 371°C NOTE: this excessive excessive temp.
temp gives a normal
stop order.
Aux hydraulic Aux hydraulic oil Check the hydraulic supply circuit
oil pump motor pump is running after (filters, regulating valve, vent and
14 running signal 14HS. purge, leaks) or proper operation of
63HQ-1 the main hydraulic oil pump. Check
93 bar circuit of the 88 HQ drawer.
Hydraulic Hydraulic supply Check hydraulic supply pressure
supply pressure pressure is low. filter and differential pressure
15 low Normal reading is 110 gauge, regulating v/v or, pump or
63HQ-1 bar. proper operation of pressure switch
93 bar 63 HQ-1.
Liquid fuel Low oil pressure in Check control oil filter and its
hydraulic trip liquid fuel hydraulic piping. This alarm actuates if the
pressure low oil trip circuit. Normal turbine is tripped with the manual
1.38 bar value is 4.5 bar. emergency trip valve on the turbine
Trip the GT or a large leak were to occur in the
hydraulic trip circuit piping.
Hydraulic One second after the Check operation of 20 FL-1 servo
protective hydraulic oil trip is valve.
trouble initiated either the
liquid fuel stop valve
17 is not closed or the
hydraulic trip pressure
(63 HL-1, 2, 3) has
not decreased
Gas fuel Low oil pressure in
hydraulic trip gas fuel hydraulic oil
18 pressure low trip circuit.
63 FG-1,2,3 Trip the GT
1.38 bar
Liquid fuel A low pressure is Check the ΔP on the trip oil filters.
hydraulic detected on the trip oil Transfer to the second filter and
19 pressure switch circuit or pressure change if necessary as soon as
trouble switches’ trouble. possible. Check proper operation of
temperature switches 63 HL-1, 2, 3.
Gas fuel Maximum
temperature temperature is 65°C
low trip and minimum is 15°C.
26 GL EKA20

Dist. Pumps’ A distillate low Check pressure switches 63FD-1,

upstream pressure on the fuel FD-2, and their proper operation
23 pressure low oil supply is detected and setting. Check the supply of the
63 FD-1 (forwarding skid). fuel pump motors and their drawers.
0.5 bar Normal value: 3.5bar
Heavy fuel The differential Check the ΔP switch. Change heavy
filter Diff Press pressure on the heavy fuel filter.
High (Upstream) fuel filter is high
0.2 bar
Dist fuel filter The differential Inspect fuel oil filters. Check of fuel
Diff Press High pressure is too high at oil filter differential pressure switch
25 (Upstream) fuel oil filter (operation and set point) 63 FL-1.
63 FL-1D Change or repair if necessary.
0.2 bar
Liquid fuel A low fuel oil supply Check fuel oil supply equipment
pressure low pressure is detected i.e., filter and fuel oil pumps. Check
63 FL-2 ahead of the fuel oil pressure switch 63 FL-2 and the
2.41 bar stop valve. electronic circuit. Normal value is
(±0.14) GT trips with 5 sec 6.3 bar.
Gas fuel Normal pressure is 25
pressure low bar. Tripping is at 13
27 63 FG-3 bar. Setting of safety
Alarm 17.5 bar valve is 28 bar.
C/O to HSD
Heavy pumps A low pressure on the Check pressure switches 63 FU-1,
upstream press. heavy fuel supply is FU-2. Check the supply of the
34 Low. Transfer detected. heavy fuel pump motor and their
to dist. Normal value: 3.5bar drawers. NOTE: Unit transfers
0.5 bar automatically to distillate fuel oil.
Dist. Fuel skid Low distillate fuel Check the fwd pump and its motor.
trouble pressure (6bar) pump Check the pipes, valves, filters,
35 or trouble with a purges, vents, leaks. Check pressure
forwarding pump at switches 63 FD-1, 2 (operation and
forwarding skid. set point).
Heavy fuel Trouble on the Check the heavy fuel transfer
transfer transfer operation permissive logic
Heavy fuel Heavy fuel pressure is Search for the causes of low fuel
press. Low auto low. pressure (fwd pump, filters, heavy
transfer to dist. Normal value is 6.3 fuel supply).
< 4.5 bar at bar. NOTE: if the unit is running with
filtration skid. heavy fuel, the transfer to distillate
63 FU-3 is automatically initiated.
Heavy fuel Heavy fuel Check the temperature switch and
temp. Low, temperature is low its proper operation and setting.
38 Auto transfer to Check the heavy fuel heating
Dist. system. NOTE: the unit transfers
92°C automatically to distillate fuel oil.

A.A. Diff. Atomizing air Δp is Check atomizing air system, the

pressure High high A.A. compressor and the pressure
Auto transfer to switch 63 AD. NOTE: if the unit is
Dist. running with heavy liquid fuel, the
transfer to distillate is automatically
is initiated.
Liquid fuel Distillate fuel temp is Check the fuel temperature,
temp. low low on the fuel temperature switch and its set point.
40 heating skid Check the proper operation of fuel
heating system (heater, temperature
switches, and electrical supply).
Auto Transfer © communicator link Check the © communicator link.
to Dist. failure NOTE: with this trouble, the unit
Communicator transfers automatically to distillate.
Liquid fuel Liquid fuel checking Determine abnormal condition by
control fault system has detected reading signal L3FLT1 to L3LFT3
42 an abnormal servo or on panel CRT display.
LVDT position or
Start-up fuel Excessive fuel for Check the servo and feed back
flow excessive start-up has been signals for proper operation. With
trip detected. For gas fuel liquid fuel: check tripping set point
43 the gas control valve and fuel loop system operation.
is open too far. With gas fuel : check setting value
of L.V.D.T. when valve is closed
and the calibration of the V.S.R.
Liquid fuel stop Fuel oil stop valve Check proper operation of stop
44 valve failure to takes a long time to valve and of the trip oil circuit.
open open
Distillate fuel Differential pressure Inspect the filters. Check Δp switch
45 filter diff is too high fuel oil (operation and set point).
pressure high filter
Heavy fuel Δp is too high at Inspect the filter. Check the Δp
filter diff heavy FO filter switch.
pressure high
Feeding pipe Feeding pipe purge is Check the limit switch. Check the
47 purge running not in correct correct position.
Heavy fuel Heavy fuel temp is Check fuel temp. Check temp
temp high high on fuel heating switch. Check proper operation of
skid fuel heating system (heater,
temperature switches).
Heavy skid Low heavy pressure Check heavy forwarding system
49 trouble supply (pumps, filters, and pressure
50 Turbine cooling Trouble on the turbine Check the turbine CW system:
water system CW system proper operation of water pump,
trouble pressure switches, leaks). Check the

water level in the tank.

Generator Trouble in the Check the generator CW system:
cooling water generator CW system proper operation of water pump,
51 system trouble pressure switches, leaks). Check the
< 3 bar standby water level in the tank.
pump cuts in.
Cooling fan Breaker opened by Correct cause of problem and close
motor breaker operator or tripped by
open high motor
Gas scrubber
level high
52 71 GH EKA 20
CL 207
560 mm C/O to
Gas scrubber
level very high
20 CL 208
740 mm S/D.
Sump tank high Sump level is too high Check level. Check the sump pump
level 88 WP and its power and control
54 supply. Check level indicator 71
WP. Empty the sump tank with the
pump as soon as possible.
Gas fuel supply
pressure low
56 63 FG-1
EKA20 CP202
Alarm 18 Bar
Turbine air inlet High ΔP is detected at Check for proper operation of air
high drop turbine air inlet. inlet system (filters, sequences,
NGB 30 CP002 Normal ΔP is 180 to compressed air system).
59 > 1300 Pa 600 Pa. at 700 Pa
cleaning cycle starts,
and 500 Pa cleaning is
Turbine air inlet High ΔP is detected at Check for proper operation of air
excessive drop turbine air inlet inlet system (filters, sequences,
60 NGB 30 CP003 compressed air system).
> 1800 Pa
GT normal S/D
Additive dosing Panel supply is off Check the power supply. The unit
panel off STOPS when this panel is OFF.
Additive dosing Trouble on this panel Check proper operation of this
70 panel trouble panel. Check electrical circuit and

No additive The additive system is Check for the cause of this trouble
flow, transfer to in trouble and repair.
distillate or
Starting device Failure of cranking Check the cranking motor cell, the
trip motor to start breaker and the electrical motor.
Identify the faulty circuit and repair.
Caution: take the safety
recommendation for working on
medium voltage.
Normal- Trouble on the normal Check the change over system
Emergency emergency supply (breakers, electrical circuit) and the
supply changeover power plant electrical supply.
changeover trip
Normal Electrical trouble on Determine the electrical trouble
shutdown the generator with with the matrix in the protection
protective normal shutdown for panel. The unit should not be
lockout unit operated until the cause of the
problem has been determined and
Cranking motor Over-temperature on Search and determine the cause of
90 temp high the cranking motor this over temperature. Check the
temperature switch.
Starting motor The cranking motor Determine the cause of this fault
protective protective system has before attempting a new start. Note:
lockout been initiated the master reset switch must be
pressed before restarting.
Torque The torque converter Check the proper operation of drain
converter drain drain valve is not valve and solenoid valve/ check the
92 valve trouble actuated in the same limit switch.
time the solenoid
valve (20 TU-1)
Cool-down Turning gear Check the AC power supply on the
93 trouble sequence is stopped unit. Check the turning gear motor
Turbine shaft Unit can not break Check the starting sequence. Check
does not break away or reach its the starting means system. Research
away nominal speed why the turbine can not reach its
nominal speed.
Turning gear The turning gear Check the motor drawer 88 TG
motor trouble motor is not running (fuses, breaker, relaying, power
during the turning supply). Check the AC power
gear sequence supply.
Inlet guide vane Loss of feed back Check LVDT and logic circuit
97 position servo-
Inlet guide vane IGV position is nor Check the IGV control.
98 control trouble- correct
100 Inlet guide vane IGV position is not Check the IGV control.

control trouble correct

Compressor Compressor bleed Investigate problem. The problem
bleed valve valves have not should be corrected before
position trouble operated properly. restarting. The master reset switch
They are in wrong must be pressed before restarting.
position or required an Check proper operation of solenoid
excessive amount of valve 20 CB: check control air
time to move from supply of VA 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4
one position to valves and opening of isolating
another. valve, and cleanliness of air
Compressor is not Check atomizing air system and
Atomizing air
supplying adequate closure of vent valve at outlet of
diff pressure
pressure main atomizing air compressor.
low Auto
Check on turning gear if the shaft
transfer to
driven AA compressor is running; if
104 distillate
coupling is broken replace the
63 AD-1 < 1.03 compressor before starting the unit.
bar Check for any vibration of
compressor. Check pressure switch
63 AD-1 and its set point
Atomizing air Temperature high at Check water supply to AA pre-
temp high the AA compressor cooler, isolating valve position for
26 AA-1 input. flow restrictions. Check proper
alarm 105°C operation of thermostatic valve
135°C GT VTR-2 and temperature switch 26
normal S/D AA-1.
Chamber Chamber flamed out Check the fuel supply and the fuel
flamed out during shutdown control. Check fuel nozzles.
Loss of flame Failure of flame Check for the following: fuel being
trip detectors of loss of supplied to combustors, flame in all
No signal from flame chambers, damaged crossfire tubes,
three flame or combustors. Check for proper
detectors. control valve position and fuel
pressure. Check for proper
operation of the flame detectors 28
FD-3, 4, 5, 11.
Failure to ignite Failure to fire within Check AC power is supplied to
one minute period ignition system. Check fuel supply.
Check if isolating valves on flame
detectors are open. Check proper
operation of spark plugs and flame
112 Combustion Faulty thermocouples, Analyze data for trends. At the
trouble gas path hardware or earliest shutdown to check
uneven distribution of thermocouples. Perform bore-scope
fuel to fuel nozzles or combustion. Check flow divider

fuel pressure. Check for plugged

Flame detector One of the detectors Check for proper operation of flame
trouble operating when no detection system. Check that flame
113 flame is present or detectors quartz windows are clean.
flame detection before Repair or replace if necessary.
the firing sequence.
Compressor Bad thermocouple Check the wiring of thermocouples.
inlet signal. Thermocouple
thermocouples Δt > 52.8°C.
Exhaust Faulty thermocouple Check thermocouples and change if
115 thermocouple necessary
Exhaust Exhaust gas temp is Check all thermocouples. If they are
temperature excessive. TTRX is normal, isolate portion of control
116 high temperature control system causing problem. Check
TTDX 1 to 24 > reference. temp control loop and fuel control
TTRX + 15°C system.
Exhaust frame Exhaust frame blower Check motor operation. Inspect
cooling air motor is nor cooling air flow passages. Check
pressure low operating. Air passage pressure switches 63 TK-1, 2.
is blocked
High exhaust Faulty thermocouples, Analyze data for trends. Perform
temp spread trip gas path parts or bore-scope or combustion
TT-DX-1 to 24 uneven distribution of inspection. Check flow divider, fuel
119 > TTXSPL. fuel to the nozzles. pressures. Check for plugged
Two adjacent nozzles.
Δt >69°C
Exhaust over- Temp control system Check temp control loop and fuel
temperature trip has not limited control system.
120 TT-DX-1 to 24 exhaust temp within
=TTRX +22°C trip limits.
OR > 615°C.
Exhaust Excessive number of Check and reconnect
thermocouple thermocouples not thermocouples. Check the
open trip connected combustion in chambers.
TT-DX-1 to 24
average exhaust
temperature <
121 °C after
50% speed.
Exhaust base Exhaust base plenum Check motor 88 TK-1 or 88 TK-2.
plenum cooling cooling air pressure is Check cooling air flow passages.
air trouble too low when the Check proper operation of pressure
breaker is closed. switches 63 TK-1, 63 TK-2.
Vibration Signal from vibration Check sensors and wiring
sensor disabled sensors is faulty
129 High vibration High vibration at one Monitor vibration readings.

alarm or more bearings Determine cause of this trouble and

> 12.5 mm/sec repair.
Vibration Vibration detector Check impedance of each vibration
transducer fault impedance is not detector (open or short circuit).
within normal bounds Check vibration protection system.
or 3 or more gas Note: within the 3 or more sensors
turbine sensors are disabled or faulty, the start is
disabled or faulty. inhibited.
Vibration Vibration protection Check vibration protection system.
differential system problem Check level of each sensor and
trouble determine cause of differential.
Check the logic.
Vibration-start Vibration protection Check Vibration protection system
inhibit system problem problem.
High vibration High vibration due to Check hydraulic ratchet is operating
trip or shut bowed rotor, properly. Check for mechanical
133 down mechanical failures; observe vibration level on
> 25 mm/sec imbalance, bearing next start-up.
failure, etc.
Turbine under- Speed is too low at the Reduce the load that will be applied
speed end of starting to the generator before re-closing
136 sequence generator breaker. (Network
problems). Check proper operation
of 14 HS circuit logic.
Turbine Failure of unit to Check equipment which is causing
incomplete reach complete problem in the normal sequence:
sequence sequence starting means power, torque
converter, fuel control, acceleration
loop. Check if AUTO order had
been executed.
Failure to start Master protective Check all the signals going making
logic signal “L4” has up the L4 logic signal to determine
not been set within 30 which caused the problem or
seconds of start determine cause of lack of flame
signal, has tripped the establishment.
138 unit twice or if the
unit is operating in
remote, flame was not
established after two
tries at establishing
Over-speed test Over-speed trip being
mode selected checked
Electrical over- Speed control system Determine and repair before
speed trip has not limited turbine restarting (mechanical, electrical or
77 NH-1,2,3 speed within the trip fuel or speed control trouble).
140 >3300 rpm limits or the turbine
trips during the
electrical over-speed

Over-speed bolt Trip circuit has been Check electrical over-speed system.
trip tripped by mechanical Check proper operation and setting
12 HA >3375 over-speed action of over-speed bolt assembly. Repair
rpm ± 50 before starting and reset manually
the mechanical over-speed limit
switch on the over-speed bolt.
Off line Off line diagnostic Do not start unit until diagnostics
142 diagnostics operation has been are complete.
running selected
Loss of Bad signal from Check transmitter and associated
compressor compressor discharge connections for proper bias signal.
discharge pressure transmitter.
pressure bias
96 CD-1 < 4.83
bar at full speed
FSR gag not at Manual FSR control Raise the manual FSR control to
maximum limit has not been reset to a maximum.
144 position where it will
not interfere with
automatic FSR control
Control panel Air conditioners are Check the ACs. Clean their filters if
145 temp high not maintaining dirty. Note: the control
proper temperature. compartment doors must be closed.
Turbine Compartment temp Check cooling air fan for proper
compartment excessive operation. Check for hot air leaks.
146 temp high Check temp switch 26 BT-1. Note:
26 BT-1 120°C an excessive turbine compartment
temp can trip the fire protection.
Master Within the turbine Determine which controller is in
protective start- control panel the three disagreement with the other two
up lockout microprocessor ones. Check which conditions are
control sections R, S, not correct to authorize the start-up?
147 and T are in
disagreement for the
proper condition of
the Master Protective
Logic “4X”.
Control system Microprocessor self Investigate problem. Check section
self check trip checking program has running lights on auxiliary display.
uncovered a control Check HCMA card status “OK”
panel problem. lights.
communicator and
controllers R, S ,and T
has failed or a HCMA
card has failed
149 Maintenance- Auto calibrate, When done with the operation,
forcing mode memory changing or deselect the operation.
enabled logic forcing mode of

operation has been

Load A high temp is Check the proper operation of fan
compartment detected in the load motor 88 VG. Check the opening of
temperature gear compartment load gear compartment dampers.
151 high
26 VG-2 316°C
26 VG-1 205°C

Damper system Indicates that BYD

alarm closed and BID
opened. Mismatch or
fault on BYD or BID.
MCC under- MCC panel is not Check the breaker and its fuses.
voltage supplied Note: with this alarm, no permissive
to close the generator breaker 52 G
or opening when this alarm occurs.
Auxiliary motor One of the auxiliary Check auxiliary motors to determine
overload motors is overload which motor is overloaded and the
cause of overloading. On the
defective motor, check the overload
156 relay, the fuses (or the CB), the
motor with the cables. Check set
point of the overload relay. Check
fuses FU 1, 2 on the motor overload
DC motor DC power not Check power to dc lube pump
under-voltage supplied to emergency (MCC breaker on). Check the fuses
dc Lube Oil Pump and the relay 27 QE. Note: gas
turbine should not be operated
unless dc power is available to
emergency dc Lube Oil Pump.
Battery charger Battery charger AC Check its AC breaker and voltage
160 AC under- under-voltage magnitude.
Battery DC Battery system Check battery charger for proper
under-voltage voltage is low. Battery operation, correct excessive drain o
charger is not battery. Check for bad cells. Check
161 functioning properly, battery charger fuses. Note: gas
excessive drain on the turbine should not be operated
batteries, or bad cells unless dc power is available to the
in battery. emergency dc Lube Oil Pump.
162 Battery 125 V Insulation failure has Immediate action should be taken to
dc ground resulted in a ground locate ground and to repair, because
on the 125 Vdc system if a second ground occurs, this can
result in severe damage to the
wiring and the battery. As soon as
possible, shut down the unit and
check the 125Vdc power. Isolate the
ground and remove system. Check

dc motors and all circuits supplied

with dc voltage. Caution: during
this search, the generator breaker
and electrical engine breaker must
be opened for safety.
Fire ( load A fire is detected in Check if there is really a fire? If it
tunnel) the load tunnel area. is, check if the fire protection is
45FT 8A,8B,9A,9B actuated and the doors and dampers
8A, 8B 510°C are closed. If no fire, determine the
9A, 9B 315°C real cause; fire detector or over-
temperature. Note: the unit should
not be operated until the problem
has been corrected and the fire
protection has been re-established
in its normal condition.
Fire (Turbine, Fire is detected in Check if there is really a fire? If it
Accessory turbine, accessory, or is, check if the fire protection is
compartment load coupling area. actuated and the doors and dampers
Alarm 120°C are closed. If no fire, determine the
CO2 release at real cause; fire detector or over-
315°C temperature. Note: the unit should
not be operated until the problem
has been corrected and the fire
protection has been re-established
in its normal condition.
Manual trip Emergency stop Correct abnormality that caused
166 5EI-PB in LCR pushbutton has been operator to push the emergency stop
pressed pushbutton.
Fire Fire is detected in Check if there is really a fire? If it
(Generator) generator area. is, check if the fire protection is
45 FG-1,2 actuated and the doors and dampers
are closed. If no fire, determine the
real cause; fire detector or over-
temperature. Note: the unit should
not be operated until the problem
has been corrected and the fire
protection has been re-established
in its normal condition.
Customer Customer trips input Determine which of the customer
equipment trip to the L4CT logic trip devices caused the trip and
168 (If used) have caused an correct.
automatic trip of the
Customer Customer equipment Determine which of the customer
equipment start inhibits the starting equipment inhibit the start.
inhibit ( If procedure
170 Bus under- Bus synchronizing Check bus PT fuses and wiring. Do
voltage-no auto potential not available not use auto synchronizing or
synch manual synchronizing until problem

is resolved. Check relays 27 B-1, 2.

Auto Auto synchronizing Investigate synchronizing system to
synchronizing self checking system determine exact cause of problem.
171 lockout has detected a synch
Failure to Unit did not Investigate synchronizing system to
synchronize synchronize and close determine exact cause of problem.
172 generator breaker Check the stability of the turbine
within the normal speed control.
expected time.
Generator stator Generator stator The generator should not be
temperature temperature is operated when the stator temp is
high excessive caused by excessive. Check cooling system,
49 G1,2,3 lack of cooling or reduce overload on generator.
Alarm 130°C overload Check proper operation of temp
173 Tripping detector system and its alarm set
140°C point. Check the thermocouple
Tripping of circuit and the ac power of this
generator and equipment.
normal shut
down of GT.
Generator Electrical trouble with The unit should not be operated
differential trip emergency shutdown. until the cause of the problem has
Relay 86 E indicates a been determined and corrected.
generator differential
Generator Generator breaker has Determine device that tripped the
breaker tripped been tripped by an breaker. The problem should be
automatic protective corrected before re-coupling. Note:
175 device or manually for a new coupling, one must give a
new start order for proper
operation of synchronizing
Generator Electrical troubles on Determine the electrical trouble
electrical fault generator control with the matrix in the protection
or/and o protection panel and in generator control panel
176 panel. (ATG-02). Check the power supply
breaker. For checks seethe
indicating lights in front of ATG 02
panel for these alarms.
Transformer Trouble on the Check the equipment causing the
fault transformer. Appears trouble. For the search, look at the
after tripping / indicating lights LED on the matrix
isolating of GT. (protection panel) and main
transformer schematic diagrams.
Note: the trouble must be reset on
the matrix with the reset
178 Fault from 220 There is a fault on Check the equipment causing the
KV switchyard 220KV switchyard. trouble. Determine and repair.

Appears after
tripping / isolating of
® Turbine panel Check the power supply. Replace
communicator communication faulty component.
link inoperative between the ® control
224 microprocessor and
the communication
microprocessor has
(S) Turbine panel Check the power supply. Replace
communication communication faulty component.
link inoperative between the (S)
microprocessor and
the communication
microprocessor has
(T) Turbine panel Check the power supply. Replace
communication communication faulty component.
link inoperative between the (T)
microprocessor and
the communication
microprocessor has
Fire detector Fire detector problem Check the fire detectors and the
system trouble electrical circuit. This trouble must
be corrected as soon as possible.
229 Note: before this search, the fire
protection must be inhibited. Don’t
forget to put again in service as
soon as the maintenance is finished.
Water wash The washing Check temp and wait for an
inhibit- wheel- procedure is inhibited adequate wheel-space temp.
space temp high because wheel-space
>149°C temp is too high
Diagnostic The microprocessor Call up diagnostic display.
alarm. See self checking program
display has uncovered a
control problem
Primary Operator has changed Restore normal conditions.
EEPROM a EEPROM, but this
changed, not EEPROM is not
backed up backed up
Bearing drain Bearing or lube oil Check bearings and lube oil system.
241 temp high problem Check thermocouples and lube oil
100°C cooling system.
243 Wheel-space Excessive differential Check thermocouples for shorts,
temp between wheel-space grounds or opens. Replace failures.

differential high thermocouples Ir conditions persist, investigate for

83.3°C seal failure.
Wheel-space High Wheel-space Check thermocouples, investigate
temperature temperature. for seal failure.
high 1st stage fwd (inner)
1st stage fwd (outer)
1st stage aft
244 510°C
2nd stage fwd
2nd stage aft
3rd stage fwd 454°C
3rd stage (aft)
Note: +39°C for 1st 1 hour.
® high pressure A speed magnetic Check the magnetic pickup and its
250 set magnetic pickup is faulty signal. Check logic circuit.
pickup fault
(S) high A speed magnetic Check the magnetic pickup and its
pressure set pickup is faulty signal. Check logic circuit.
pickup fault
(T) high A speed magnetic Check the magnetic pickup and its
pressure set pickup is faulty signal. Check logic circuit.
pickup fault
Gas fuel nozzle Changeover to HSD and reset the
purge valve indication.
Remote alarms
On the remote desk, there are many alarms that regroup the main alarms on the alarm
display of the turbine control panel. These alarm indicating lights are:
• GT control system failure
• Starting sequences failure
• Auxiliary system failure
• MCC trouble
• Fuel trouble
• Lube oil or turning gear trouble
• Turbine shaft trouble or trip
• Flame detecting trouble or trip
• Exhaust temperature trouble or trip
When an alarm appears on the remoter control desk, one must go in the turbine
control compartment for looking the veritable alarm message on the CRT.