The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.
Car Problem Reports
Pontiac Grand Am Heater Core Under Right Side of Dashboard May Leak Engine Coolant
Pontiac Grand Am Problem
Average Mileage: 128,500 mi (38,000 mi - 162,000 mi)
Both hose was leaking and needed new heater core, huge puddle appeared and car made horrible noise, could see coolant pumping out when running, was able to drive to repair shop but needed to fill coolant and made a real mess.
Smelled coolant; defroster would not work. Had heater core replaced.
Visitor, 1997 Pontiac Grand Am, 160,000 mi
i have replaced the heater coil on this car two times and just went out again why,,,,,
not yet fixed!!