2-54 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Radiator Hose and O-ring Replacement
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Thermostat Housing [A] with Bracket [B] (see Thermo-
stat Removal in the Cooling System chapter)
Water Separator Inner Cover (see Water Separator
Cover Removal in the Cooling System chapter)
Left Side Cover (see Side Cover Removal in the Frame
Replace the hoses [C] and O-rings with new ones.
Apply grease to the new O-rings [D].
Apply soap and water solution to the new O-rings [E].
Run the new hoses according to Cable, Wire and Hose
Routing section in the Appendix chapter.
Tighten the water pipe bolts [F] and radiator hose clamp
Torque - Water Pipe Bolts: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb)
Radiator Hose Clamp Screws: 3.0 N·m (0.31 kgf·m,
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Fill the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Check the cooling system for leaks.