2002 mercury cougar that I am having radiator issues with. The fan and the sensor work. When I leave the car running without the cap, car is just fine but once i put on the cap it starts over heating

Asked by Mar 08, 2014 at 05:52 PM about the 2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought a new radiator cap and
still having the same issue.... ?

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Why would you think the cap was the issue? How's your coolant level? Could be a bad thermostat

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