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Old 12-06-2002, 12:27 PM
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M117 Coolant Cap fell apart.

I opened my coolant cap and the cap came apart into the spring, top and rubberized sealing part. Can this be reassembled? I put it back in pieces but I know it's not right. Should it be replaced?

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Old 12-06-2002, 01:55 PM
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Yes, you need to replace the cap. A bad cap can lead to overheating, even in the winter. I believe the current recommended cap is a 1.4 bar.
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