WARNING:  Never remove the radiator cap when the system is hot. The system will be under pressure!


Check and test radiator for blockage or leaks:


Check radiator


Pressure test radiator with appropriate pressure tester, looking for leaks and cracks.


Remove top and bottom radiator hoses and flush with fresh water through system, check the flow of water out of the lower section of the radiator


Check radiator cap


Check radiator cap seal, if damaged replace.


Check radiator filler neck and the cap sealing surface for marks or damage. 


Check the spring in the radiator cap replace if damaged/rusted.