Inspect radiator fan guard for cracks, dents, or distortion. Repair small
dents using blocks of wood and hammer. Replace radiator assembly if radi-
ator fan guard beyond repair.
(2) Inspect transmission oil cooler at base of radiator assembly for cracks
and evidence of transmission oil mixed with engine coolant. Replace radi-
ator assembly if any of the above conditions are seen.
Inspect flanges for cracks and damaged or stripped threads. Repair thread
damage by chasing with proper size tap. If thread damage cannot be clean-
ed up, replace radiator assembly.
In following two steps, remove all paint from area to be soldered using
wire brush and abrasive cloth,
Inspect radiator hose necks for cracks and evidence of leaks. Repair a
loose hose neck by soldering.
(5) Inspect radiator core for bent cooling fins or evidence of leaks. Care-
fully straighten bent fins to prevent damaging core. Repair leaking core
by soldering. Replace radiator assembly if beyond repair.
Paint repaired areas using flat black radiator paint.
Install radiator and radiator guard (refer to TM 5-3805-262-20).