Coolant level gauge is mounted on the cab side of the hood.|
If the engine is equipped with a sight gauge (1), observe the position of the coolant in the sight gauge. At normal operating temperature, the proper coolant level is in the upper half of the sight gauge. If the coolant level is low, add the proper coolant mixture.
Pressurized System: Hot coolant can cause serious burns. To open the cooling system filler cap, stop the engine and wait until the cooling system components are cool. Loosen the cooling system pressure cap slowly in order to relieve the pressure.
Check the coolant level when the engine is stopped and cool.
Remove the cooling system filler cap slowly in order to relieve any pressure. Maintain the coolant within
- Stop the engine. Allow the engine to cool.
- Remove the cooling system filler cap slowly in order to relieve any pressure. Pour the proper coolant mixture into the filler pipe.
Illustration 2 g00103639 Gaskets
- Clean the cooling system filler cap. Inspect the gaskets of the cooling system filler cap. If the gaskets are damaged, replace the old cooling system filler cap with a new filler cap. Install the cooling system filler cap.
- Start the engine. Inspect the cooling system for leaks.