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None had thin enough walls. I briefly considered moving the small interfering metal line, then realized I would likely need a special new sealing washer to reinstall it. The set of cheap sparkplug wrenches sold for lawnmower duty at the Hardware Store was less expensive than a thinwall socket.
And when removing the expansion bottle cap to relieve any system pressure, per the WIS, the cap broke apart! New one of those ordered. That cap was always a real PITA to remove. It was either slightly defective since new, or we have had a coolant system problem since new. I am hoping just a cap issue. Possibly age related as well.
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