1998 Pontiac Grand Am Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Pontiac Grand Am ProblemsRubber Transmission Cooler Lines Can Leak Fluid
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
1998 Pontiac Grand Am QuestionsWhat is the firing order on a 2.4 from passenger side to drivers side ? (1 answer)
I have a 1998 grand am with 3.1 engine been over heating, replaced, water pump, thermostat and heater core, car still over heating and was wondering which head gasket connects to driver side exhaust because now that no longer works, could this be head gasket or intake manifold