I HAVE A PONTIAC GRAND AM GT

  • Tiny
  • robertmaple
  • 1999 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 103,000 miles

I have a pontiac grand am gt. I was driving it when it overheated and shut off. Got it home, let it set overnight and now it will not start. When I try to start it, coolant leaks out and I seen something bubbling around the head bolts.

Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 1:45 PM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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Have it pressure checked for leaks, it kind of sounds like either a head or intake gasket has let go and leaked. Thee was a n intake problem that year

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:22 PM
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It once but sounded really rough. I shut it off but it hasnt started since.

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:26 PM
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Read above it's not gonna start

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:27 PM
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What do I need to look for on this test?

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:31 PM
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Well if there are no external leks then it's lekaing inside the engine and it will need to come apart. The gaskets on intake as well as hed cold be bad along with a cracked head but you have to test it first. Then someone with experience on this sort of thing would have to look at gasket to see if it were blown

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:34 PM
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It was leaking around 2 of the head bolts. Is a cracked head a worst case scenario?

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:37 PM
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Have a pro look at it

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Monday, March 4th, 2013 AT 2:38 PM

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