Table 2-3. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services - CONT.
Not Fully Mission
Check coolant level only when the engine is
stopped. Wait until the temperature is
below 160°F (70°C) before removing the
radiator pressure cap. Failure to do so can
cause personal injury from heated coolant
Check coolant level. Maintain coolant level Class III leaks exist.
at not more than one inch below bottom of
exists (above 212°F
Test ail brakes before operating vehicle.
Brakes do not function
Inspect panel for damage, unserviceable
A malfunction/deficiency is
instruments, and broken glass. Monitor
observed during operation
which would damage the
function of ail systems.
equipment if operation
a. Engine Oil Pressure:
Oil pressure gauge is
10 PSI at idle (min. allowable).
30 PSI to 60 PSI at rated rpm.
Continuous operation with coolant
temperature above 212°F (100°C) can
damage the engine.
b. Engine Coolant Temperature:
Coolant temperature gauge