down to 34 degree F below zero.
(50-50 solution of
Power Steering Oil Reservoir Filter
This factory-fill coolant solution is formulated to
withstand one full year of normal operation without
A replaceable type filter element is located in the
Remove reservoir cover and filter
element. Clean inside of reservoir with lint-free cloth.
Be sure to check the anti-freeze protection level
Install new filter element and replace cover. Refer to the
before cold weather. I.H. Permanent-Type Anti-Freeze
may be added undiluted if protection below -20 degrees
F is required.
FILLING THE COOLING SYSTEM
Before connecting a fast charger, booster battery or
installing a new battery extreme caution must be used to
To eliminate air being trapped within the engine or
make sure that the ground polarities of the fast charger,
heater, the following procedure should be followed when
booster battery or alternator (when installing a battery)
filling the engine coolant system.
are matched to the ground polarity of the vehicle battery.
Improper usage of fast charger, hook-up of booster
1. Fill cooling system until coolant reaches bottom
battery or installing battery can cause damage to the
of radiator filler opening. Let stand approximately 5
electrical system or to the alternator.
minutes; recheck level.
2. Set parking brake and start engine.
3. Allow engine to operate without radiator cap at a
The radiator cap is the pressure-sealing type.
fast idle until the engine reaches its normal operating
purpose is to maintain the cooling system under slight
pressure, increasing the boiling point of the cooling
solution and preventing loss of the solution due to
4. After engine reaches its normal operating
temperature, trapped air will be expelled from system.
CAUTION: When removing the pressure type
5. With engine still running, add sufficient coolant
cap from the radiator perform the operation in two
to bring level to approximately one inch below bottom of
steps. Loosen the cap slowly to its first notch
filler neck. Install radiator cap.
position, then pause a moment. This will avoid
possible scalding by hot water or steam. Then
THERMOSTAT (Cooling System)
continue to turn the cap to the left until you remove
The thermostat is the nonadjustable type and is
RADIATOR COOLANT LEVEL
incorporated in the cooling system for the purpose of
retarding or restricting circulation of water or coolant to
Do not fill the radiator completely full. Maintain the
achieve rapid engine warm-up.
The thermostat is
coolant level about one inch below the top of the radiator
located in the cylinder head water manifold at the water
upper tank to allow for coolant expansion.
If the coolant in the radiator should get extremely low
Engine overheating and loss of coolant is sometimes
and the engine very hot, let the engine cool for
due to an inoperative thermostat.
approximately 15 minutes before adding coolant; then,
with the engine running, add coolant slowly. Adding a
When this condition exists, check the thermostat
large quantity of cold water or coolant to a hot engine
with an accurate high temperature thermometer by
submerging in hot water.
RADIATOR SHUTTERS (Automatic)
The cooling system of your new vehicle is filled at
the factory with I.H. Permanent-Type Anti-Freeze and
predetermined higher engine temperature without
will protect the cooling system
interrupting the coolant flow. This results in greatly
increased engine efficiency and economy as well as
improved heater performance.
COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING
Once a year or more often, depending upon the type
of coolant used, the cooling system