Either you have a cracked head/engine block OR your head gasket is bad. This motor was notorious for bad head gaskets... Do a pressure test of the cooling system to check for symptoms. two possible reasons ,your timing is out of sync,or your cylinder head gasket is leaking,one other possible cause is a leaky hose . Or your radiator is clogged internally or externally and needs cleaning/flushing. You may also have air trapped in the system if you did not bleed it properly. Another possibility is that the cooling fan is not functioning properly. And one last possibility is the thermostat was installed upside down.
Thermostat housing diagram for a 2000 Pontiac grand am?
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The antifreeze level could be low, or the thermostat may need to be replaced, or the antifreeze line might need to be blead to get all the air out, the air in the line will make it overheat.
The thermostat is located near the intake on a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT. The thermostat can be located by following the upper radiator hose directly to the thermostat.
It is located directly under the throttel body.AnswerWhere is the thermostat on a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am?" Answerwhere is the thermostat on a 2000 Pontiac grand am Instructions on how to change a thermo..Hello, this page has instructions on how to install a new thermostat on a 99+ Grand Am. Also, not listed on the page as an instruction but something I did when changing the thermostat was to take off the throttle body which made getting to the inlet manifold bolts much easier. The bottom bolt was particulary hard to get too, the top bolt was not too bad. Good Luck. http://www.grandamgt.com/thermostat-pfyc.HTML
A bad thermostat can cause an overheat. A bad temp sensor can show an overheat when the temperature is normal.
How do you change a thermostat on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 gtp
The thermostat is in the rear left tire, you need to take the trunk off and then take the tire off and take it to a shop and have them remove it.
low on water or bad thermostat
Where is thermostat in 2000 Pontiac lamans
how do i change it
the thermostat is right under your throttle body and it is difficult to get to
15.00. for gasket and thermostat
To replace the thermostat on a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am 3.1, first disconnect the negative battery terminal and loosen the clamp on the radiator hose. Next, remove the mounting bolts from the thermostat housing and insert the new thermostat.
in the water pump
Could be the rad. , the thermostat, hoses, fan. You have to check all.
At the point where the upper radiator hose clamps to the engine is the thermostat housing. Inside is the thermostat.
under the throttle body
The thermostat on a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am 2.4 liter 4 cylinder is located on the side of the engine. It can be found by following the upper radiator hose.
Raise or lower the temperature to change the reading on the thermostat.
check coolant level check thermostat may be stuck closed
water pump or cooling fans or thermostat low coolant
The thermostat on a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am 2.2L L4 Ecotec is replaced by removing the upper radiator hose and unbolting the thermostat housing. The thermostat can then be removed, a new gasket installed, and the replacement thermostat put in place.