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Getting access to the radiator cap on the 2000 mercury sable?

I would like to maintain the radiator on my 2000 mercury sable but can't get at the radiator cap.

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  • dosran May 11, 2010

    I'm not too familiar with the Sable however from what you're describing it sounds like :

    a) You can see the radiator cap but can't reach it?

    b) You'd like to check the level, color age etc. of the coolant?

    Many times the newer cars have little room to get at things so items must be removed in order to gain access. Sometimes it's plastic shrouds that look intimidating but in fact may take removing only a few screws to remove.

    Just make sure to save everything, maybe take a digital photo before you start so you can then see how it all goes back together.

    Good luck. Let me know if this has been helpful at all.

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    where is the radiator cap on a mercury sable


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I have a 2000 Mercury Sable LS . The only radiator cap is on the reserve tank on the right fender under the hood., There are no cap on the radiator.

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There may be a shield in the way it is just retainers on take out retainers then you should be able to get to cap

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