My pontiac grand am 2001 is overheating i changed the thermastat and its still over heats what else can be wrong with the tht will make it overheat

Ferny Ramos
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Asked by Ferny Mar 16, 2013 at 01:49 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The bottom hose that connects to the radiator also bubbles
when its over heating

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judge_roy
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take the thermostat OUT. see if it still is overheating. It it isn't you put the t-stat in upside down- if it is....whoa, got pluggage from corrosion...this is not good...there are a number of products to de-rust, but ALL of them are horrible to deal with and terrible for the environment. let's please NOT go there and just stick with the upside down t-stat or defective t-stat theory, shall we?

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tenspeed
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If it's a V6, you probably have air in the coolant system. Replace that bubbling bottom hose, refill with fresh anti-freeze and bleed the air. Go to GAOwnersclub.com for DIY insrtuctions

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Jason Zane
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how does the internal radiator look? crusty or clean? if crusty you could have blockage. also how good is the water pump? is it dry on the bottom center ; use a small mirror to look at the weep hole by the shaft.

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