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Coolant leaking from reservoir cap in a 2000 ford taurus.

I replaced the cap. still leaks when driving down the road. Car does not overheat or even run hotter than normal. No leaks in reservoir tank. Mechanic can't find problem but found one of the coolant fans was disconnected.
Could this cause the pressure to increase beyond the 16psi rated for the cap without it overheating?

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I have almost same prob with same exact car but mine leaks right underneath the tank that holds the coolant. sometimes it leaks and other times it dnt. im stumped bc ive tried almost everything...

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No your cap is set to release that pressure by a spring in the cap check the reservoir for the o-ring it could be bad or missing

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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