Just changed the water pump and elbows on my 2004 grand Prix I is still running on the hot side no leaks what is the problem now help!

Asked by Oct 08, 2016 at 06:16 PM about the 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

22,320

Was it running hot before changing the water pump ? Maybe the thermostat is stuck in the closed position or air is in system and needs to be bleed.

23,595

Intake or head gasket.

It was running a little toward the hot side but not in the red heard a clattering noise going to town got off interstate it shut off after cooling no water in radiator but some in reservoir started it back up hand stayed warm had it towed home since replacing water pump it has a skip like a toweled plug

That was suppose to say failed plug.

22,320

Was the cooling system bled of air after replacing the water pump ?

22,320

You may also have overheated the plugs and they may have to be replaced.

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