2.23.3. ENGINE COOLANT - Continued.
FILL - Continued.
Remove funnel and install radiator cap (10).
CIRCULATE ENGINE COOLANT SYSTEM.
Start and run engine until engine reaches
normal operating temperature, then shut
down engine. Refer to TM 5-3895-373-10.
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).
Top off coolant system if needed.
Replace radiator cap (10).
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