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ASETECH2073, Engine Rebuilder
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Cant get safety cap to unscrew has not been used for 2 wee

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Cant get safety cap to unscrew has not been used for 2 weeks
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  ASETECH2073 replied 4 years ago.


The o ring may have seized slightly especially if you water is full of minerals, it can form a tight bond. Try a light spray of penetrating oil on where the cap meets the body. Or try soaking a rag in hot water and placing it around the cap allowing the hot water to reach the sealing surface.


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