Table 9-3. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for Electrical Power Systems(Continued)
B - Before
D - During
A - After
H - Hourly Interval
CHECK FOR AND HAVE
IS NOT READY/
REPAIRED OR ADJUSTED
B D A
To avoid air pockets, add coolant
slowly, at 5 US gal (19 L) per minute or
less. Cooling system holds 5.25 US
Cooling system conditioner contains
alkali. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Never use both the liquid cooling system
conditioners and coolant conditioner ele-
ments at the same time.
Do not use cooling system conditioner or
coolant conditioner elements with
Dowtherm 209 Full-Fill coolant.
Add cooling system conditioner to
achieve a 3 percent concentration or
insert the proper precharge element.
Bring the coolant level to within 1/2 in
(1 cm) of the bottom of the fill pipe.
When refilling cooling system, coolant
level must be rechecked when engine
reaches operating temperature.
Start engine with coolant cap off. Add
coolant, if necessary, when engine
reaches operating temperature and
coolant level stabilizes.
j. Test, as required, for defective glow
plugs and replace as follows (on barges
2 and 3 only):
Disconnect the wire lead from the
glow plug terminal on the HEAT-
Install an ammeter with a capacity of
over 75 A, in a series, between the
disconnected lead and the terminal on
the HEAT-START switch.