car running hot


Asked by Oct 10, 2016 at 12:40 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car keeps running hot, how do I
find the problem, is it my heads

3 Answers


I would do the following, flush the entire cooling system and flush it at least two times with a good flushing product. I would change the cap and thermostat. give the radiator face a good cleaning and make sure they are clean. Make sure you bleed the system of air and refill with a 50/50 mixture. Start the car and bring it up to temp and make sure the cooling fans are coming on at temp.

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Have replaced the water pump and flushed out as also had thermostat replaced

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Make sure you bleed the system of air, are the fan(s) coming on when the car reached temp ?

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