Having problems with your 1994 Pontiac Grand Am ?

The car is over heating every few days. The only place that we can find a leak is when it is over heating and the leak is at the cap for the over flow. Car has new radiator, thermostat and water pump

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You might have a blown head gasket .....cheers
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