Section III MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
HULL MAlNTENANCE PROCEDURES
The following are hull maintenance procedures to be performed by driver and crew.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
Overheating is caused by a faulty cool-
ing system or low coolant level. Proper
maintenance of cooling system will help
NEVER remove radiator cap on an engine until it has cooled.
Lower rpm below cruising speed on an overheated engine until temperature drops to
oprating range. If temperature continues to rise, shutdown completely and allow 10
minutes for engine to cool before adding coolant.
Open radator cap access cover (1). Using a
rag, slowly unscrew radiator cap (2). When
steam subsides, remove cap.
Start engine and idle. Add coolant to top of
filler neck and replace radiator cap.
Run engine for 1 minute longer to eliminate
any air locks; recheck coolant level and add if
Faulty Cooling System
If radiator is clogged or dirty, notify Organizational Maintenance.