Can't get cap/lid off power steering reservoir.


Asked by Dec 26, 2013 at 07:11 PM about the Chrysler PT Cruiser

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When I turn power steering reservoir cap,it only turns quarter turn.  I press down and turn
but it won't release.  Am I doing it right?

2 Answers

so it's a "bayonet" style with fingers that lock into the you've loosened until stop....and it's going to pop off....I'd tap the bottomside to try to "punch" it off....perhaps it has a vacuum holding it on~ you've got to tell us where is the fluid leakin' from~?

okay, it has the plastic...and you need to rotate and you are doing...perhaps the rubber has gone "gummy" gluing the cap just need to put it the right spot...grab it with a channel locks and pull straight up~ I'd do it myself for you, if I was there~

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