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Heater does not work and car is overheating

2002 pontiac grand am gt ram air. I have replaced the thermostat and checked the coolant level and still have the same problem.

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  • plesase Jan 10, 2009

    my car overheated and i pulled over immediately then car died. Filled it up with antifreeze now exhaust is thick and smells terrible. service engine light is on, low coolent light is on, and there is no heat. the level coolant level seems to be going down but there are no leaks under the car. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME>

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Probably a clogged heater core. Orange coolant clots after a while. Should be replaced more often than recommended. If you have intermittent heat you might get lucky with a coolant system flush, otherwise you'll probably have to replace the heater core.

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

  • fridge21 Dec 14, 2008

    Update: Technically the clog could be anywhere in the system. You'll have to find it to know what to replace.

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