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?

2 Answers

12,075

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..

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20,660

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.

Your Answer

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    7,880
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,610
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,580
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
11 Great Deals out of 2,573 listings starting at $1,750
Used Pontiac Firebird
11 Great Deals out of 757 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Camaro
435 Great Deals out of 31,243 listings starting at $3,550
Used Chevrolet Impala
534 Great Deals out of 34,808 listings starting at $990
Used Ford Mustang
549 Great Deals out of 36,468 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
950 Great Deals out of 89,675 listings starting at $300
Used Honda Accord
1,068 Great Deals out of 65,535 listings starting at $561
Used Honda Civic
675 Great Deals out of 63,699 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
2,775 Great Deals out of 212,018 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
8 Great Deals out of 1,222 listings starting at $1,488

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.