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The parts of the cap that are supposed to turn together have come loose. The bottom part is riding freely under the rim of the radiator fitting. You need to remove the whole thing and replace it, obviously. Some suggestions for removal include pushing down from the top of the cap HARD while you turn it counterclockwise. Gently bending up one edge of the top of the cap with a pair of plyers to see if you can see the locking pins under the outer edge of the radiator fitting and then prying one of them up...

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