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Personal injury can result from hot coolant, steam and alkali.At operating temperature, engine coolant is hot and under pressure. The heat exchanger and all lines to heaters or the engine contain hot coolant or steam. Any contact can cause severe burns.Remove the filler cap slowly to relieve pressure only when the engine is stopped and the filler cap for the heat exchanger is cool enough to touch with your bare hand.Cooling System Conditioner contains alkali. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Adding coolant to an overheated engine could result in damage to the engine. Allow the engine to cool before adding coolant.If the machine is to be stored in, or shipped to, an area with freezing temperatures, the cooling system must be protected to the lowest outside (ambient) temperature.The engine cooling system is normally protected to a minimum of−29°C (−20°F) with Caterpillar Antifreeze, when shipped from the factory unless special requirements are defined.
Refer to Special Publication, SEBU6250, "Caterpillar Machine Fluids Recommendations" for the cooling system requirements.
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Note: If you must add coolant daily, check for leaks.
Park the machine on a level surface and stop the engine. Make sure that the transmission control is in the PARK position.
When the coolant is cold (ambient temperature), observe sight gauge (2) in order to check the coolant level. Maintain the coolant level within the sight gauge.
If necessary, remove radiator cap (1) slowly in order to relieve the pressure and add coolant.Note: Always add the same coolant type that is in the machine. Do not mix coolant types. This can reduce the effectiveness of the coolant. Also, mixing coolant types can shorten the coolant life.