why does my grand am gt run hot like it is almost going to overheat

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Asked by Apr 21, 2007 at 09:29 PM about the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my car always runs hot about 200 degrees or more.its seems like it is going to overheat.

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Try a new thermostat, and go 180 degrees if you can.

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Also check to make sure the heater hoses are in the correct positions. If they are reversed the haeater output will be low too.

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thermostat. make sure no holes in the radiator. hoses are clamped on tight. Dirty fluid. do a flush 180 degrees will open sooner. heater wont be as host as opposed to higher degree thermostat

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