Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 3 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About: 9

Answer

There is high pressure under the cap when the coolant is hot and it can and will burn you,\ if the cap is opened. Never open the main radiator cap when the engine is hot, especially if it was overheating.

Work Step by Step

There is high pressure under the cap when the coolant is hot and it can and will burn you if the cap is opened. Never open the main radiator cap when the engine is hot, especially if it was overheating.
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