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I have an 98 S90 Volvo and someone from AAA changed my battery and leaned on my radiator. He tried to say it was not on there but it had to been because I have never had an issue and this was a part I just brought some months ago. My stepfather put it on and he would not put a broke part on my car. So he somehow leaned on it and broke the plastic piece that clamps on from the coolant. Now it wont stay on. Is it a way I can glue or screw another piece in or on so that I want have to purchase another radiator. My mechanic told me that some cars you can file that part off and screw in a replacement part. please me out I am really not trying to purchase another one of these for this car its expensive. Thanks for all of your help.

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Any mech can fix that with no new RAD.
you didnt post a photo link, so Ill assume you want a wild guess?
if you had, we could give great custom examples.
and most car plastic can not be glued (not talking body parts)
try posting the problem in details , skipping who did it.
like this, im looking at X, my hand moves to Z and touches
a part called, y.
what is Y. i can not guess. only photos work or a real mech
working on car look at the this simple problem.

you could have asked him the true name and posted that
or went alldata dot come and seen it there with a real name.

plastic piece (means nothing)

Posted on Oct 20, 2013

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    LeTisha Moss Oct 20, 2013

    How do you post pics I tried to before I posted the problem. on my phone it shows me I can but not on my computer. where can i find that option.

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    _-__-___-_ Oct 20, 2013

    this is answered 10million times on all forums , but on this forum the button just below see that , hover there, add image, the image add here is near useless. it shinks it down so small its useless , see next pot.

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    _-__-___-_ Oct 20, 2013

    ok what you do , is join a photo gallery, post your photos there or on face book or anywhere. then get the link to it and post that link here, but all links fail in the add comment boxl, it only works on the first post, again, fixya bugs.

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    _-__-___-_ Oct 20, 2013

    put photo here, then start a new post, and say this is broken, and add the link to the photo of broken, if that is too hard, find a real mechanic with hands and eyes. and tell him to fix it.

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    _-__-___-_ Oct 20, 2013

    now the here ( no URL allowed add ) so go to google and type photobucket , bingo.

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    _-__-___-_ Oct 20, 2013

    my car has 2000 parts, no photos , no joy.

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