stuck radiator cap


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squirrel
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stuck radiator cap

Post by squirrel » Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:10 am



In process of flushing my radiator I cannot get the cap off the radiator .I don't want to damage it with a hammer ( although I came very close to using one) .tried pushing down and turning no joy . Any help greatly appreciated thank you. ..



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Re: stuck radiator cap

Post by RBGERSON » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:36 am

More muscle?? :lol: more leverage/large goose necks..try rubber mallet and then try??
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

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Re: stuck radiator cap

Post by squirrel » Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:24 am

Thanks I'll try the goose Mallet first :-)

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