Overheating

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Asked by Aug 12, 2017 at 03:08 AM about the 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Mini relays, fans, sensor, howdo
you know which it is.

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first look on the bottom of the oil fill cap and tell me what you see , what does the exhaust look like ? Do that first . check coolant level and start the car see if the fans come on when it gets hot , if those are working then change the thermostat and flush the system , if they don't come on and you did the first things then see if power is getting to the fans , if not check fan relays and coolant sensor , If you do the diagnostics and use common sense you won't spend money on parts needlessly

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OK, I can do that, I'll get back to you. May take me couple days. Thank you

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How do I check relays, I'm fixen start car and fans. I'll be right back. Oh and looks OK under oil filler cap, tailpipe is black inside.???

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Thanks, I'm just gonna list it on Craigslist for 500. Now ac not blowing,I've spent too much money on this car. I'm a girl so don't know much. I'm sticking to my Toyota...

7,295

then see if the fans come on when it gets hot , sit in the driveway or pull over on the road , don't run it hot you might ruin the motor , if they don't come on you have to see if they're getting power , if you find the relays you can swap one for the other if they are identical and see if that helps . a multi tester would help , the fan blades can get razor sharp so be careful feeling around down there ,

7,295

sounds like a good idea

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