Having problems with your 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix ?

Over heating we put the fan to direct current when we start the car , took out the thermostat change the radiator , change the water pump,change the cap

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What engine is in the car should be 3.8 liter you must have a thermostat in to keep it from over heating it will get hotter and hotter if you don't you diden't say if you were boiling over pressure was forcing out the water all makes a bid differnce in trouble shooting cooling system need more info on this one sorry
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