It's foremost to grasp the radiator on your Pontiac Grand Am in deluxe contingency, as a leaky radiator can end overheating and engine damage. Although the system is essentially the corresponding for any year or design, here's convert the radiator in the typical 2001 Grand Am.
1. Reattach the transmission cooler lines, radiator hoses, and the fan and fan shroud.5. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
Disconnect the fan and the fan shroud, if equipped on your Grand Am. Remove the remaining radiator hoses. This is a good time to check radiator hoses for wear, and to replace them, if necessary.
3. Detach the transmission cooler lines with a flare nut wrench, and remove the fasteners and clips that hold the radiator in place and lift out the radiator.
4. Install the new radiator, and tighten the fasteners and clips securely. Field the van on a constant surface and be decided the ignition is in the "Off" or "Lock" position. Disconnect the detrimental battery cable.2. Disconnect the lower radiator hose and drain the radiator into a resealable container.
6. Fill the radiator with a mixture of half distilled water and half engine coolant. Leave the radiator cap off, turn the engine on and let it run for several minutes to bleed the system.
7. Check the fluid level and add more, if necessary.