SECTION II. Cooling System BDAR
This section describes several procedures which can be used to restore cooling capacity
to the vehicle. Other BDAR expedients are given in TM 9-2350-276-BD
Loss of cooling fluid due to defective hose, resulting in engine overheating. When
replacement is necessary, and the correct size is not available, a temporary repair may
be made by using the 2-1/2 inch in diameter by 4-1/2 inch long hose coupline used
throughout the cooling system.
q 1 soldier
q 20-30 minutes
q Bulk hose, 2-1/2 inch inside diameter
q Hose clamps
q Refer to TM 9-2350-276-BD
1. Cut out a section of the vehicle tube containing the defect.
2. Replace it with the hose coupling. Bulk hose of 2-1/2 inch in diameter may be used
for longer lengths.
3. Use hose clamps or improvised clamps to tighten splice.