Car overheating

Asked by Jan 22, 2016 at 12:05 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2000 pontiac grand am gt 3.4l that rings lIke a
frigging championship with 260k miles on it. Has power
when accelerating and does not sound rough at all.  Has
been overheating on me. I had to add coolant each time.
Any suggestions on what it may be?

2 Answers

52,125

Do cooling system maintenance. Flush the engine and install new hoses and thermostat. A car with that many miles may need a new radiator though. Is there a visible leak? The coolant has to be going somewhere.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
17,810

My daughter had a 2001 grand am doing the same thing to this day still do not know where the anti freeze was going but had to keep adding to it every 2 weeks so i put some alumu seal stop leak in it and that took care of the problem. Did not add to over flow tank took top radiator hose off of radiator and added stop leak in hose then reconnected hose. You can put it in over flow tank but will take longer to start working.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Car is overheating 1 answer

    Can stop the car from overheating change water pump change thermostat still overheating

    2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating 20 answers

    I put alumaseal in my car last week because coolant was leaking but it wasn't on the ground. But my car is still overheating. Is it possible that I have a blown gasket

    2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Car overheating 4 answers

    My 2001 Pontiac Grand Am has overheated twice now. When I put coolant in it a hour later the "low coolant" light comes on and the gauge on the car goes pass 200. I don't see any coolant on the gr...

    2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • OVERHEATING!!!! 3 answers

    Okay so I have a 2002 Pontiac gt v6 I believe 3.2 liter and I have been dealing with problems with over heating. My water pump went out about a month ago and I replaced it. It worked fine then sta...

    2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating! 11 answers

    I have a 2000 Grand Am Gt lot of miles 180k mostly highway. Have had inlet manifold gasket and thermostat replaced, fans work ok but losing radiator fluid after running and got keep putting water in...

    2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Pontiac Grand Am Questions

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

#1 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 7,490
#2 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 1,580
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
23 Great Deals out of 2,855 listings starting at $879
Used Pontiac Firebird
8 Great Deals out of 796 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Impala
588 Great Deals out of 29,008 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Malibu
795 Great Deals out of 88,768 listings starting at $1,900
Used Honda Civic
509 Great Deals out of 81,680 listings starting at $558
Used Pontiac Bonneville
536 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Accord
718 Great Deals out of 83,067 listings starting at $500
Used Ford Mustang
325 Great Deals out of 45,932 listings starting at $2,000
Used Nissan Altima
837 Great Deals out of 78,324 listings starting at $470
Used Chevrolet Camaro
137 Great Deals out of 35,611 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
875 Great Deals out of 92,512 listings starting at $1,300