RADIATOR CAP MAINTENANCE
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS
Removal, Disassembly, Cleaning and Inspection, Assembly, Installation
Machine parked on level ground (TM 5-3805-248-
Tools and Special Tools
Parking/emergency brake applied (TM 5-3805-248-
Tool kit, general mechanic's (Item 113, WP 0338
Bowl lowered to ground (TM 5-3805-248-10)
Battery disconnect switch in OFF position (TM 5-
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 may 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 cause