2.23.3. ENGINE COOLANT - Continued.
DRAIN - Continued.
DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT.
Do not remove the radiator cap when
the engine is hot; steam and hot
Use a clean, thick, waste cloth or like
material to remove the cap. Avoid
using gloves. If hot coolant soaks
through gloves, personnel could be
Use extreme care when removing the
release of pressure can cause a
steam flash which could seriously
injure personnel. Slowly loosen cap
to the first stop to relieve pressure
before removing cap completely.
With engine cool, remove radiator cap (10).
Coolant system holds approximately
6.5 gal (24,6 l) of engine coolant.
Drain pan will need to be emptied
Position drain pan (11) below drain cock
(12) on bottom of radiator (13). Remove
filter screen from steel funnel. Position
funnel below drain cock with spout in drain
pan. Open drain cock and allow radiator
coolant to drain.
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