Will a car stall out if radiator cap is faulty and not containing pressure?

Tiny
BOPPLES70
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  • 2000 CHEVROLET CAVALIER
  • 168,000 MILES
Discovered Radiator cap glued on. Car has been stalling out when it warms up.
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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 AT 6:37 PM

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Tiny
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Put a new cap on and try it?
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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 AT 8:13 PM
Tiny
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I plan on doing that, but just wondering if it's this is a common or even heard of problem.
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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 AT 8:15 PM
Tiny
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No should not make car stall.
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Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 AT 10:36 PM
Tiny
JAMES SMITH2
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I had the same issue on my 63 impala, replaced the radiator cap ran like a champ, but be sure to get the right psi cap, the 1st one I got was only 13 psi did not wrk, went with a 15-18 psi solved the issue
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Saturday, August 27th, 2016 AT 8:37 PM

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