Running Too Cold While Driving Seal Of This Might Hurt


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
125,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. attempting to replace thermostat and flush coolant (2 reports)
2004 Pontiac Grand Am cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2004 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 152014

Grand Am V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 145,000 miles


OK so my boyfriend tried to fix this last year and I'm having the same problem this year.

- , York, PA, US

problem #1

Nov 012010

Grand Am 3.4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles

For the most part this car has been great until it was finally paid off. Then a knob feel off, and then the turn signal decided to work only if it felt like it, then I noticed in the drive thur my car was running hot. I had my master mechanic buddy check it out and we found out its a possible relay problem...all of these have yet to be fixed. And then a few weeks ago the check engine came on and the code was that the car was now running too cold. So today we are Flushing the coolant and replacing the thermostat. I'm lucky to have the labor be free and the parts were pretty cheep $18 for the thermostat, $12 for the coolant looked like we could replace a coolant bypass hose that looked corroded $7 flush $3 distilled water $4 new drain plug $4 or $5 total about $50 and maybe take my guy out to dinner for his time.

- , Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, US

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