4-113. ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
4-101. REMOVING AND REPLACING STEEL
BALLAST (see figure 4 -31).
4-114. When storing the unit, the engine cooling system
should be protected against freezing. This can be done
4 -102. The steel ballast can be removed to provide
by either draining the system or adding one of the
access to the lower engine compartment.
various anti -freeze mixtures. To drain the system, open
the stop cocks on the bottom of the radiator and the side
WARNING : Always support ballast securely when
removing or installing capscrews.
freeze, drain the system and add an anti -freeze of
ethylene -glycol base (Preston. Permaguard, Zerex,
4-103. UNIT STORAGE.
etc.). Test the anti -freeze solution to determine the
freezing point. Record this information on a tag and
attach it to the radiator overflow pipe.
following precautions should be taken when storing the
roller for any length of time.
4-115. ENGINE CYLINDERS.
4 -105. WATER SPRAY SYSTEM.
4-116. Over a long period of storage, the cylinder walls
4-106. Drain the entire water spray system to prevent
cylinder. To prevent rusting of cylinder walls, the or fuel
freezing of water and the resulting damage to
injectors should be removed and a small amount of
components. A drain hole is provided in the tank bottom
engine oil squirted into each cylinder. Turn the engine
left corner to drain the tank. Be sure to open the pump
over several times with the starter to spread the oil on
the entire cylinder wall. Replace the or fuel injectors.
should be open when draining the pump so all water
Repeat this procedure prior to starting after storage.
from the suction side is removed. Water in the pressure
side of the system should be blown out with compressed
air. Cap or tape the nozzles and coat the tank fill cap
threads with grease.
4-118. A fully charged battery will maintain itself for a
long period of time if kept cool and disconnected. The
4-107. DRUM BALIAST.
electrolyte in the battery should be checked periodically
to insure a proper level. If it is low, add clean drinking
4-108. If water ballast is being used in the guide rolls
water until proper level is obtained. Check the
and drive drum, this water should be drained before
electrolyte specific gravity periodically and recharge the
storing. Rotate each drum until the ballast plug (largest
battery as necessary. This is especially important if
plug) is at its low extreme when draining. Replace the
freezing temperatures are expected. Clean and dry the
drain plugs for storage.
battery, especially the terminals. Coat the terminals with
HYSTER -APPROVED battery terminal coating to
4-109. STEERING CYLINDER.
4-110. After the roller has been positioned for storage,
turn the steering wheel to provide minimum steering
cylinder rod exposure. This will prevent rusting of the
sliding contact surface of the rod. Coat the cylinder rods
and control valve spools with a heavy grease.
4-111. FUEL SYSTEM.
Diesel fuel will leave a waxy substance that plugs the
system. If the unit is placed in storage for any
appreciable length of time, all fuel should be drained
from the tank and the engine run until the fuel in the
system is used.