Check fuel level. If necessary, add diesel fuel. IGNITION
SWITCH must be OFF when adding fuel.
FUEL FILTER-WATER SEPARATOR
The fuel filter-water separator should be drained daily, 30
minutes after the engine is shut down, to remove any
water and sediment. Proceed as follows:
Open drain valve, 1/4 turn.
Drain until fuel appears.
Close drain valve. Do not over- tighten.
Fuel Filter/Water Separator
EXHAUST SYSTEM MUFFLER AND PIPES
Inspect muffler and pipes for the following:
Check all supports and hangers are intact.
Check for exhaust leaks. Look for excessive
corrosion, holes and misaligned parts.
Check when cool. The coolant expansion tank is on the
left side of the hood. If below FULL when cold, add
coolant (50/50 mix of antifreeze AFC, MIL-A-46153, and
Inspect radiator and hoses for secure mounting.
Check for coolant leaks at hose, pipe fittings and
FAN DRIVE BELT
With engine off, press long vertical run of fan belt on
right side of engine and measure belt deflection.
If deflection exceeds 1/4-inch, the belt is either
stretched or belt tensioner is defective. In either
case, contact Organizational Maintenance.
Checking Belt Tension