REPAIR RADIATOR Continued
Heat, melt, and wire brush off the solder that secures two side brackets (1) and (2) to two end tanks (3) and (4).
Heat, melt, and wire brush off the solder that secures two end tanks (3) and (4) to core (5).
INSPECT AND REPAIR
Check upper and lower radiator tanks, baffles, and reinforcements. Repair solder breaks.
Repair 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 square centimeters) 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, overflow tube, and 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.