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No. Removing the thermostat will allow a free flow of the coolant, which would not allow the coolant enough time to cool inside of the radiator. At the least, install a restrictor plate. But you will have little heat for the wintertime. Bleed the coolant system by opening the plug located on the little pipe that comes off the water pump, there is a little bleed screw, open it until fluid comes out without bubbles.

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Q: 1996 Grand Am Se 3.1L I have a small head gasket leak so I switched to green antifreeze and now it overheats easily and I want to know is it ok to remove the thermostat and leave it out?
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