Procedural Steps (Cont):
4. Record the BDAR action taken. When the mission is completed, as soon as
practicable, repair the vehicle using standard maintenance procedures.
The radiator may freeze-up if no antifreeze is available. When vehicle must be driven
in freezing weather without antifreeze. remove fan belts until the system gets hot, and
cover radiator to reduce air flow to maintain operating temperature. Coolant must be
drained or keep the engine operating to prevent the coolant from refreezing.
q 1 soldier
q 10-15 minutes
other vehicle's exhaust heat to melt frozen ice.
alcohol if other antifreeze is not available.
Gain access to engine compartment.
Disconnect fan tower belts.
3. Start engine and check water pump belt.
a. If pump is turning, go to step 6.
b. If pump is not turning stop engine.
c. Remove waterpump belt and restart engine.
Let engine run for 3 to 5 minutes.
5. Stop engine and re-install water pump belt, if required.
Check radiator for ice.
Continue steps 3 through 6 until coolant is liquid.