my 2000 pontiac grand am se v6 keeps running hot put new water pump and thermostat, what could it be

Asked by Feb 02, 2015 at 10:11 AM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my Pontiac is still running hot even after i put in a new water pump, and thermostat, i have
to keep putting anti-freeze in it but the hoses seem to have no leaks, but somehow it's
leaking but don't know from where, please help

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did you flush the cooling system

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The 3.4L V6 is notorious for blowing head gaskets. Have the cooling system pressure tested. Also pull the oil dipstick. Look for white milky "goop" on the dipstick. If you see it, the head gasket is blown. HTH. -Jim

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