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2001 Pontiac Sunfire overheats and more

I have a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2 L engine and here are the problems with it:
1) The car overheats if it idles for too long;

2) The fan only works on high;

3) The windshield washer fluid reservoire is broken, we have a replacement part, but can't figure out how to get the old one out and the new one in;

4) The engine light is on, although this could be due to the overheating I suppose?

Any help on any or all these issues would be great!

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Problem #2 sounds like you need a blower motor resistor.

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1-is rad.fan coming on at idle before it starts to overheat?2-assuming its your heater blower fan its the fan contrl mod.located near the blower motor.3-is reservoir located in fender,if so remove plastic inner wheel fender toremove it.4-scan cars ecm for trouble code,it could be related to heating prob.ex.eng. coolant sensor wich starts rad. fan or another component for eng. performance.

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