I have a Pontiac Grand AM gt, and it overheated and the head gasket is blown. Should I fix the head gasket or just buy a new engine?

Asked by Sep 05, 2012 at 03:04 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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The heads are probably warped. Ask a shop which is cheaper. Resuface or replace heads and install new gaskets is probably gonna be cheaper but will cost you. The bottom end of your engiine should be ok as long as you didnt drive it overheated for an hour.

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