REPAIR RADIATOR Continued
REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT
Resolder cracked solder joints. Splice damaged tubes. If necessary to repair tube damage near end tanks, disassemble
radiator Step 1 and Step 2.
Tube splicing shall be limited to no more than two tubes adjacent to the core face on either side.
Removed areas of fin shall not exceed 6-1/2 square inches (42 sq cm) per side, per any tube repair. Length of tube splice
shall not exceed 2 inches (5 cm). Tube blockage is not allowed.
Heat solder repair of the upper and lower tanks, side brackets, inlet and outlet openings is allowed.
Heat soldering of a core shall not exceed a linear length of 8 inches (20 cm) for any one core assembly.
Fin straightening is allowed.