Hi a newbie Commodore owner, and new here, go to inspect the radiator coolant via radiator cap, after very first day of ownership of a vY11 wagon....it transforms easily yet won"t come off.It appears a new cap.Is there a trick?Also own a rodeo LX and also never had this difficulty where cap shows up nice and also helpful turning, yet refuses come lift up.Any assist appreciated, together dip pole is showing listed below minimum and filled and then below minimum 200kms later.Car is running great and temp gauge never fluctuates native just listed below halfway when engine warmed , even with air con top top high.Cheers
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*edit* V8 brain talking thereDon"t forget the V6"s cooling system should be bled native the bleed valve not just "topped up"
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there room two components to the plastic cap, the outer simply makes that look pretty. Sounds choose the external is rotate on the inner.

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Thanks to all, just to clarify, have actually pushed down and cap turns clockwise about a 1/4 revolve , then nothing won"t turn anymore won"t lift off, won"t come off after wiggling it, don"t desire to try and force it off in instance something breaks.Starting to obtain paranoid what might be lurking under cap.
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Thanks to all, just to clarify, have pushed down and also cap turns clockwise around a 1/4 turn , climate nothing won"t rotate anymore won"t elevator off, won"t come off after wiggling it, don"t desire to try and pressure it turn off in situation something breaks.Starting to get paranoid what might be lurking underneath cap.
Isn"t that anti clockwise?It"s a quarter turn for early seal and another quarter rotate to take it it off, anti clockwise and push under at same timeIt may simply need to cracked the seal.Sent from my HTC Aria making use of Tapatalk II.IV.X
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Isn"t it anti clockwise?It"s a quarter turn for early stage seal and also another quarter revolve to take it it off, anti clockwise and also push down at exact same timeIt may simply need to cracked the seal.Sent from my HTC Aria using Tapatalk II.IV.X
Yes sorry supposed to say anti clockwise, the becks had kicked in.Anyway it"s a new day ,off work so will try again, more than likely use a hammer.
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If the radiator is initial its most likely time to take it out and also throw it away anyway - ns wouldn"t be as well concerned about breaking that if girlfriend have one more vehicle to drive.