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I have a 2000 grand am Gt v6 engine. and my car keeps over heating. everything is replaced on it, but i was told that i needed a head gasket but spoke with another mechanic and he said a new motor. At first when my car started overheating it had a really bad shake to it but after i got everything fix including tune up and oil change it feels like a brand new car when i start it up, but the man whom fix it said that it still was over heating. What does this sound like

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That is a sad story
You pay a professional to repair
your car and now doesn't know
what happened to his own repair

You shouldn't need a new motor
that would be silly
You most likely need a new head gasket,
unless that was what was just done!

You will need to drop the entire
engine out the bottom to work on it

I just watched that on You Tube a few days
ago on a car like yours

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