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Old 10-09-2007, 08:33 PM   #1
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Default Head gasket procedure for Grand AM w/ 2.3L Quad OHC

The daughters boyfriend bought a Grandam with a blown head gasket. I know they are a pain and he'll , i should say "we'll" need all the info we can get. Does anyone have the procedures for the repair w/torque specs and sequence?

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***EDIT - fixed thread title to reflect the correct engine ***
just go straight to pg 2. LOL
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go here for those answers http://www.gmperformancetuning.com/f...?*=&forumid=92
the standard gasket will keep going on you to until you up the metal gasket in
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Get yourself one of these... I get one for every car I buy

Haynes Repair Manual for '85 to '98 Grand Am

Haynes Repair Manual for '99 to '03 Grand Am

Not sure what year yours is, but I would guess '99 to '03. These manuals are pretty good and are usually less then $20 at most part stores.
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go here for those answers http://www.gmperformancetuning.com/f...?*=&forumid=92
the standard gasket will keep going on you to until you up the metal gasket in
search is broke there : Fatal error: Call to undefined function: fetch_titleonly_url() in /home/gmpt/public_html/forums/search.php on line 2828

Thanks for the tip on the gasket.

Crash - I'm not spending MY money on his car. He'll be lucky enough to get my help.
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ok http://www.gmperformancetuning.com/forums/ then select manitoba grand am club at the bottom and ask there. My club guys especially one called videoman will be able to help you. just pm him
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Well HE can get the book then....

I take it you guys don't see eye to eye?
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Well HE can get the book then....

I take it you guys don't see eye to eye?
This isn't the place to go down that road, if ya know what I mean.
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Well HE can get the book then....

I take it you guys don't see eye to eye?
This isn't the place to go down that road, if ya know what I mean.
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What year is it?
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Why is this in Gen. Chat?
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