Cold air blowing and temp. gauge running hot and loosing antifreeze

Asked by Nov 26, 2014 at 11:36 AM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car blowing cold air and loosing antifreeze causing car to overheat. Whats wrong with my
car?

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Your first plan of action would be to locate the leak. This is the main source of your problems. Check under the vehicle for traces of coolant, open the hood and check the hoses, fittings, radiator, around the water pump, etc..

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Ditto what Mark said! Check the heater hoses as well and not just the radiator hoses. Hopefully it's not a intake gasket, very very common on the 3.4 liter or worse a head gasket not as common.

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