COOLING SYSTEM INSPECTION
WARN I N G
Personal injury can result from hot coolant, steam and alkali. At operating temperature,
engine coolant is hot and under pressure. Radiator and all lines to heaters or engine
contain hot coolant or steam. Any contact can cause severe burns. Allow engine and
coolant to cool before slowly removing filler cap to relieve cooling system pressure.
Engine must be stopped and radiator cap is cool enough to touch with your bare hand.
Failure to follow this warning may result in injury or death to personnel.
1. Verify engine cooling system has correct type, mixture, and level of engine coolant. Drain and fill engine
coolant if coolant is suspect (WP 0113).
2. Open door (Figure 1, Item 2) remove cooling system cap (Figure 1, Item 1) from cooling system tank (Figure 1,
3. Inspect cooling system cap (Figure 1, Item 1) for cracks or damage.
a. If cooling system cap is cracked or damage replace cooling system cap.
b. If cooling system cap is OK, proceed to step 4.
Figure 1. Coolant Tank and Hoses.