# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Diesel Equipment Technology III Task 1527822770

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform engine cooling system tests for leaks, protection level, contamination, coolant level, coolant type, temperature, and conditioner concentration.

Definition

Inspection should include

  • pressure testing of the cooling system
  • using the proper tool for checking protection levels, (refractometer)
  • coolant conditioner checks with coolant test strips

Process/Skill Questions

  • Where will you find the correct pressure to test the cooling system on a vehicle?
  • When do you pressure test the coolant cap?
  • What effect does the conditioner have on the cooling system?