2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Engine/radiator issue

Tiny
KBONE
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  • 2003 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
  • 1.3L
  • V6
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 92,000 MILES
I have a slow coolant leak that required me to fill with Dex-cool per manufactures specification. I'd do this every so often especially after long road trips. I put in Bars stop leak copper thinking it would fix the problem. Two days after putting in the stop leak I noticed the temp gauge needle rising a bit higher than normal and would top off and become frozen right around 190-200. Before adding the stop leak the needle would descend back down to 160 which is the bottom/lowest temp on the gauge when I'd shut the car off. Now, after shutting the car off the needle would remain frozen at/around 190-200 even over night. So am I looking at several hundreds of dollars to repair my idiocy or worse yet several thousands?
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Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 AT 10:05 PM

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Tiny
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Na have it scanned to see if the dash is bad
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Thursday, March 6th, 2014 AT 5:44 AM

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