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why do I get a message saying that the a/c has been turned off to protect the engine?

barrajoe
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Asked by barrajoe Feb 16, 2014 at 05:36 PM about the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when sitting still the message comes on. Also the heater does not stay hot>

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Js08016
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Sounds like your engine is very low on coolant and is overheating. Refill the cooling system, bleed the air out and check for leaks. HTH. -Jim

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