Section VII. MAINTENANCE OF ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM COMPONENTS
a. Inspect the belt frequently for proper tension,
Radiator Inspection and Service
cracks, and wear.
a. Check coolant level in radiator. Proper level is 2
b. Tighten belt so pressure of index finger extended
inches below filler neck.
straight down will depress belt (A, fig. 3-8) to value
shown. Force applied will be approximately 13 lbs for
b. Check radiator for leaks, dents, and other
each foot of belt free span (B, fig. 3-8). The fan belt is
11/16 inches wide.
Fan Belt Inspection and Service
BELT WIDTH IN.
DEFLECTION PER FT. OF SPAN IN.
Figure 3-8. Belt adjustment.