Do not remove radiator cap when the engine is hot; steam and hot coolant can escape and burn
(7) Check radiator coolant. Check if solution is adequate for expected climatic conditions. Refer to TB 750-651 for
preparation of antifreeze solutions. Put tag near filler cap with type of antifreeze and degree of protection written
c. Special Service Instructions.
(1) Vehicle Body and Sheet Metal Inspection (TM 9-2320-365-10).
(a) Inspect body and sheet metal for evidence of damage during shipment.
(b) Check doors, latches, and hinges on compartments for proper operation.
(c) Check mounting hardware and tighten as necessary.
(2) Vehicle Cab Inspection (TM 9-2320-365-10).
(a) Inspect cab for evidence of damage during shipment.
(b) Inspect windshields and window glass for cracks or other damage.
(c) Check door latches, hinges, and windows for proper operation.
(d) Check seats and seatbelts mounting hardware to ensure they are securely installed and tighten as
(e) Check operators seat adjustments to ensure they are functioning properly.
(f) Unpin cab air springs, stow retaining pins, and inflate cab air springs (TM 9-2320-365-10, Preparation
for Internal Air Transport).
(3) Engine Inspection (TM 9-2320-365-10).
(a) Inspect engine and cooling hose connections for evidence of leakage.
(b) Remove any seals, plugs, or tape used to seal air inlets and ports on the engine during shipping.
(c) Check crankcase oil level with dipstick.
(d) Examine air cleaner element for dirty or restricted condition.
(e) Check for obstructions to cooling air flow to radiator.
(4) Transmission Inspection (TM 9-2320-365-10).
(a) Check fluid level with dipstick.
(b) Check external tubes and hoses for evidence of leakage.