Where is the radiator cap located

Tiny
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  • 2001 FORD TAURUS

Four cylinder four wheel drive automatic 157,000 miles.

I have a leak and I want to put some radiator leak in the radiator, but I cannot find the radiator and the top to put it in. Will it hurt my car if I put it in the reservoir tank?

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Thursday, October 14th, 2010 AT 6:08 AM

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Tiny
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Radiator has no cap. The plastic bottle on the side is where to put or add coolant to the system. If engine hot wait until cool down before you open cap as system may be pressurized and can burn you.

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Thursday, October 14th, 2010 AT 6:15 AM
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http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_1_21.jpg

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Thursday, October 14th, 2010 AT 8:15 PM
Tiny
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Thanks for the picture. I have a leak in one of the hose. So can I pour radiator stop leak in that reservoir tank to stop the leak or do I need to buy something else?

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Friday, October 15th, 2010 AT 6:26 AM
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Stop leak not recommended. You can add it to the bottle, but my advice is to fix the leak as it will cost more on the long run if you add stop leak
and it may or may not work. Why take the chance have it fixed correct the first time.
Good luck!

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Friday, October 15th, 2010 AT 11:50 AM

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