TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES - CONTINUED
Table 1. Engine Troubleshooting Procedures - Continued.
TEST OR INSPECTION
15. Engine Operating Temperature is
Too High (Warning Light and
Warning Horn On).
DO NOT service cooling system unless engine has been allowed to
cool down. This is a pressurized 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 pres-
sure 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 cool-
ants. Failure to do so may cause injury.
1. Open right-side door assembly 1. If coolant level is not correct, add
(TM 5-3895-379-10). Pull back
lever and open access door.
Check radiator coolant level (WP 2. If sealing surface of radiator cap is
cracked, nicked, or dented, replace
radiator cap. Pull back lever and
approximately 3 in. (7.6 cm)
close access door. Release lever
below fill port. The sealing
and close right-side door
surface of radiator cap should be
clean and free of cracks, nicks or
3. If coolant level is correct and
pressure cap is OK, pull back lever
and close access door. Release
lever and go to Step 2.