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How do you remove a radiator cap?

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September 13, 2011 6:15AM

If possible wait until it's cooled at least below scalding temperatures.(If not protect yourself with a rag and or gloves be ready to get clear of the fountain of fluid that may erupt.) Generally you will have to press down on the cap and turn it counter clock wise about a quarter turn. It may turn a little then catch. That's when you press in and turn some more.