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CANT FINT MY RADIATOR CAP ON MY 02 FORD ESCAPE

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Some vehicles do not have radiator caps but they have expansion tank preasure caps. You add coolant to the radiator by adding to the expansion tank.

Posted on Nov 02, 2012

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SOURCE: 2001 Ford Escape radiator problem

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http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/common/repairInfoMain.jsp?leftNavPage=productsHowTo&partCode=0900c15280213faa&title=Radiator&targetPage=productInformation
Try this web site. It takes you to Auto Zone "How To" site. This one covers the 4 cylinder as you did not indicate the engine size.

Good luck and hope this helps.

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SOURCE: i cant find the radiator cap on my ford econoline

econolines donot have caps follow the top hose and it will lead to a clear or white bucket and that is where you put fluid in

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SOURCE: ford escape 2.3 litre

Unless you can diagnose this yourself and repair it your best bet is to take it to a shop. 10 times out of 10 when only half the radiator heats up its always a clogged radiator. The real question is if its clogged what part fell aprt and clogged it. Being such a new vehicle this should not happen unless you ended up with a defective part when the vehicle was assembled.

Now if someone had done a flush on the system then its possible you have an air pocket and the system needs to be bleed better.

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SOURCE: Have 2002 Ford Escape, Where's the Radiator Cap??

This is where you fluid goes. If I were you, I would stay away from those sealants. But yes you can put the sealant in the reserve, but it;s best if you drain half the water out, pour in coolant and then re-fill. This gives it a better chance to flow throughout the system. Sometimes these sealants can cause more harm than good in the long run.

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