Never open the radiator cap while the motor is running (video)

Often there are situations on the road, when the engine’s radiator is boiling. And in trying it “cool” some motorists immediately try to open the lid and fill with cold water. However, don’t go “to rush into the breach”. And even more so when the motor works! Below are the video clearly shows why this really should not be done and what can be the consequences from such acts.

So, the situation. Two guys decided to open the radiator cap BMW E36. The engine runs at idle. Cover is tight, but one of the authors of the experiment continues to Unscrew. After some time the cap flies under the strongest pressure of water and steam. The result – a huge fountain and fled in the direction of the experimenters.

Never open the radiator cap while the motor is running (video)

Later the experimenter, who was Unscrew the lid, has posted photos of the consequences of this venture. The video, which has already collected nearly 2 million hits, cost him the strongest thermal burns to the hands.

Never open the radiator cap while the motor is running (video)

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