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Can not remove rad cap. how to do??? - 1993 Pontiac Sunbird

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Push down with the palm of your hand,and turn counter clock wise,some times you have to push pretty hard,and turn.

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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    Ronny Bennett Sr. Apr 24, 2010

    Make sure the engine is cold,there is pressure on the cooling system if it has been running,and can scalled you.

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