Runs hot while idling or stopped at redlights

Asked by Jul 18, 2017 at 02:33 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We have put in a new thermostat and bleed out all
air.i can be stopped at a red light or just in park
waiting for some one in store with a/c on.and it
goes to run hot.im lost we can't figure out what's
causing it.also put a new hose on it as well.

5 Answers

4,655

are the fans running when it gets hot ? don't drive it like that you'll ruin it ,

Fans work

4,655

what does the exhaust look like ,? look on the bottom of the oil fill cap and tell me what you see

Come to find out my radiator cooling fans aren't working properly.

4,655

those plastic fan blades can get razor sharp , be careful feeling around near them .

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