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Overheating in my 1995 Grand Am SE.

My gauge shoots up to 260 real fast then drops back down to normal temp., then shoots back up to 260. I changed the thermostat, rad. cap, and rad. hose and then I bled the air out of the system. I also flushed the rad. out good, by takin' both hoses off and uses a garden hose, flushed it for a couple minutes. Tried the same with rest of system, but would not flow through due to thermostat not being @ operating temp. The rad. gurgles, the water pump does not leak or make noises, I just put a switch on the fan for manuel use. When the car was heated up the driverside of rad. was hot and pass.side was cool (a very noticable difference).There is also wetness on driverside floor. I thought rad. was clogged, but flush came thru clear an full power (same stream as it went in, it came out). Tried everything I could think of. PLEASE HELP ME.

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Its because youre fan does not kick on untill you get to a certain speed or if you just turn on the ac

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You could try that special stuf for your toilet to flush out any debri plug one side of the radiator real thight fill it with the toilet stuf with boiling water follow the instuctions on the bottle its a thought

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