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1999 Pontiac Grand Am Overheating

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I just purchased a 1999 Pontiac Grand Am with a 3.4 liter motor.

The coolant system seems to run dry, I have bled the air several times and changed the thermostat. It will run fine for a little while then the heater stops blowing hot air and the radiator air starts blowing cold, the temp runs up to 250 + I've heard that the head gaskets can blow out on these motors, is this one of the things it does when the head gaskets are bad ? 2001 pontiac gr am gt ram air keeps overheating an coolant going dry i noticed coolant flowing out of overflow when overheating i changed thermostat an tryed bleeding air out still having same problem bout to change water pump maybe that will work .....................ya right these cars **** i need to fix it so i can sell it

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    2000 grand am gt 3.4 has air blowing out side of motor nothing to do with heater

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Its your overflow tank id bet anything mine was doing the same thing changed the tank now its fine.It must trap pressure some how when it builds up to much it blows it back out the overflow hose.

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It is probably the problem. To make shure that need to change the gaskets, one of the symptoms use to be thet the temp rises when you are running at speed 50+ average, where is supposed that the car gets a lot of air due by the speed and nobody thinks that will be overheated.

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yeah check the water pump. and make sure there is plenty of antifreze in it

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