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I have -a 1999 Avalon and the radiator cap won't fit I've tried several what can I do to get it to fit.

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I have a problem with my ve ss losing coolant took rad cap off fill up and the coolant runs straight out near the overflow


meant to do that
see what fitting a new cap does

my guess you are filling the radiator part up too much

leave it a bit low for expansion and to let fluid re-enter from the overflow by the radiator cap

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My 2001 Cavalier was overheating, as well. We replaced the radiator cap, and this stopped the issue. Pressure wasn't building up to run fluid through the hoses, which you could check visually. Also, if a cap doesn't do the trick, and you've already checked that your radiator is full, you could get a new water pump installed. I bought one at a pepboys and it was around $30. Also, there could be a fan issue. I replaced my fan as well (the radiator cap was the last suggested fix, but it was the cheapest). The fan was about $10? Nothing too expensive in this group of solutions, though.

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I've had problems of overheating previously where my car's thermostat would hit 140. I think I've fixed the issue, I've replaced the thermostat but it was still doing that and 2 hoses blew and needed to be replaced. I've had to consistently fill my radiator with 50/50 antifreeze on a daily basis to ensure it won't overheat, so far that seems to be keeping the peace.

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Hi, have a toyota avalon, tried starting the car , it won't start, but then the starter engaged and won't turn off evenwithout the key, disconnected the battery and it stopped , when the batte


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Radiator caps are disappearing form cars. Filling of the coolant is done through the expansion bottle. This should be easily accessible and visible as it has several pipes leading both to the engine block and the radiator. It will have a filler cap on it as well. As with radiators, do not open it when the engine is hot. Only check coolant level on a cold engine.

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