Water temp wont go past 90 degrees

Asked by Mar 14, 2017 at 02:50 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE

Question type: General

-20°Celsius out . Car won't get up past 90° and it
will only get that high if I put cardboard up against
the radiator. What is going on?

4 Answers

109,715

It's to dam cold outside, you will never get to temp with that outside temperature, leave the cardboard on and she will come up to temp it will take a while...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

RADIATOR NEED TO BE FLASH ALSO REPLACE OR REMOVE THERMOSTAT.

Thing is that there's very low temperature from heaters if cardboard isn't there

109,715

NEVER REMOVE THE THERMOSTAT, just keep the cardboard there, bottom line is sucks living is a cold climate

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