Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Grand Am GT

What would cause a 1998 Grand Am to blow anti-freeze all over the motor?

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2005-01-19 18:21:47
2005-01-19 18:21:47

I would suspect a busted hose or radiator. Should be very easy to find the source of the leak.

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