RADIATOR PRESSURE TESTING
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Tools and Special Tools
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 112, WP 0185
Shop equipment, common no. 1 (Item 94, WP 0185
Engine OFF and cool (TM 5-2410-233-10)
DO NOT service cooling system unless engine has been allowed to cool down. This is a pres-
surized cooling system and escaping steam or hot coolant will cause serious burns.
DO NOT remove cooling system radiator cap when engine is hot. Allow engine to cool down.
Loosen cap to first stop and let any pressure out of cooling system, then remove cap. Failure to
follow this warning may cause serious burns.
Wear effective eye, glove and skin protection when handling coolants. Failure to do so may
Slowly loosen filler cap (1) to relieve pressure from radiator.
Remove filler cap (1) and check coolant level. Ensure that coolant level is within 1/2 in. (13 mm) of bottom of fill pipe.
Add coolant as required (WP 0060 00). Install filler cap.
Remove plug (2) from top of radiator.