The coolant itself looks fine, no discoloration, though it is a little over full miscalculation on my part. Raising the front end or putting it on a incline helps bleeding by having radiator higher than the engine. Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! A vacuum leak will cause a loss of fuel economy not to mention other problems. When it isn't working right, the engine may overheat or use excessive fuel. I took out the temp sensor and when I brought it to the parts store I was asking the man at the counter and he told me that if the car was overheating you should be able to hear it boiling just sitting in the car with the radio off, and I couldn't hear that sitting in the car or even when I got out and popped the hood. That's what I've told myself anyway.
Afraid to let it run too long, don't want it to heat up and warp or crack heads. Maybe on the housing bolts. One, the screw on top of of the cover to drain the air has no slot so I assume just use a small wrench to turn on mine. Don't reuse the old one. Lastly, I did get a new o-ring for the thermostat.
I can just see it with a trouble light and some effort. It has been for some time even after a tune up last summer. I checked the temp of the motor with my hand after driving it for 2 miles and the motor did not feel hot but the radiator hose was warm. I have to believe it was probably cracked to start with. I don't need any other kind of sealant for the cover when I put that back on? Conclusion P0128 is not a serious threat to the immediate drivability of your Grand Prix.
I took out the temp sensor and when I brought it to the parts store I was asking the man at the counter and he told me that if the car was overheating you should be able to hear it boiling just sitting in the car with the radio off, and I couldn't hear that sitting in the car or even when I got out and popped the hood. We should have replaced them when we were elbows deep in the car this afternoon but I'm nursing a cold and the cold front came in so we had to stop. When you notice the temperature gauge going higher than normal, it is time to change the thermostat. I can hear the fans running when I get out of the car and leave the car running. I'd suggest removing it and cleaning it.
Got some parts on order and will hopefully get it in a couple days. Better to be safe than sorry. Bob Thanks for the link with instructions. Js08016 answered 3 years ago You're welcome. I'm half tempted to try and Crazy Glue the thing but I know that's not the right thing to do and it wouldn't last. The car is in excellent condition and running order otherwise.
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Use a 7mm on the top part and turn counterclockwise to bleed the air out. Am I correct in thinking the thermostat needs to be replaced? Letting them run too cool can problems after an extended period of time. The exact length of the stainless steel piston assures the prompt and precise operation of the thermostat valve. Also if the system has a heat control valve on the heater hose, make sure it is working! Typing 'O' ring has me hungry for onion rings now. The Factory Shop Manual for my '00 Grand Prix talks about that. Like all car projects it seems, I needed another tool.
And pulling into my apartment complex after those 2 miles the car felt like it was starting to lose power and I could tell that the lights were quite dim. Not the best idea I'm sure. One feeds the fuel pressure regulator and the other the evaporative emissions purge solenoid. Posted on Apr 08, 2009 does the upper and lower hoses seem to be the same temp when car begins to overheat? Anyway, what parts do I need and how do I replace that tube. I can hear the fans running when I get out of the car and leave the car running.