costly and troublesome in the long run than haphazard,
Claims arising from loss and damage that occur
while the vehicle is in storage will not be considered for
permanent type which contains an effective rust
reimbursement by the Warranty Processing Center.
As rapid stock turnover is desirable, sales efforts
Before adding the antifreeze, check the following:
should be centered on those vehicles that have been on
hand and in storage for the longest period of time.
1. Inspect all hoses.
Tighten all hose clamps.
Check your own arrangements against the
Check for leaks.
following suggestions and correct situations which create
unnecessary expense and selling problems.
2. Inspect the water pump for leaks.
3. Inspect the fan belt and adjust to proper tension.
If the belt is worn or oil-soaked, replace it.
Whenever possible, vehicles should be stored
indoors in a dry, well ventilated area and protected from
sunlight. When circumstances do not permit, definite
4. Position the vehicle so the engine is level. This
precautions must be taken \ to eliminate conditions
will permit all water to drain from the cooling system.
expense, and later customer dissatisfaction.
5. Remove the radiator filler cap and open the
radiator drain; also open the crankcase water drains and
thoroughly drain the cooling system. Then close both
drains and use a recognized cleaning solution, following
motors, as when the protection wax contained in the
the manufacturer's instructions.
tire compound cracks, ozone in the air will attack the
6. Leave the radiator filler cap off and run the
engine for about one-half hour or until the engine gets
B. Do not park near trees, or where high weeds
hot. Then disconnect the radiator outlet hose to allow
or grass exist. This will prevent damage from birds,
the larger particles of sediment to pass through; also
tree and week sap or insects which cause stain.
open both drains. Drain and flush thoroughly with clean
Close both drains and securely fasten the
C. Do not park near railroad tracks, industrial
radiator outlet hose.
smoke areas, paint shops, or where street and road
splash could contact vehicle.
7. Put the required amount of antifreeze into the
cooling system. Add soft or rain water if available and
D. When the vehicle cannot be parked on a level
inspect the hose connections for leaks.
surface, block wheels.
Do not use calcium chloride or salt solutions.
TRUCK STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
A. If necessary wash vehicle. Washing should be
followed by wiping of horizontal surfaces to remove any
1. General Instructions.
water. Never wash the vehicle in the direct rays of the
2. Fourth Month Storage Service.
hot sun nor when the sheet metal is hot to the touch, as
3. Once a Month Storage Service After Four
this may cause streaks on the finish. Do not use hot
water or strong soaps or detergents or wipe off dirt when
the surface is dry as this will scratch the paint.
1. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
B. Avoid waxing or polishing new vehicles. With
Adequate protection and storage of new vehicles is
the paint material used on present production IH
a strict responsibility of the dealer or branch.
vehicles, it is definitely harmful to the life of the paint to
use any kind of polish on a new vehicle. Polishes and
The following procedures are to be used for storing
combination cleaner and polish waxes all contain
all vehicles. Satisfactory storage arrangements are less
abrasives which cut through the skin of the