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Hi! Need help trying to locate the radiator cap on my 1998 Toyota Camry. Can you help?

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Sometimes the there's no radiator caps and you will have to pour it in from the overflow bottle

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2. Allow the engine to cool down for about 3-hours before the start of this operation.
3. Open the hood, and disconnect the battery negative terminal. Tuck the negative terminal aside so it won't flip back.
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