Chevrolet S10 Problem Report

Chevrolet S10 Engine Overheating Due to Coolant Loss

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A cover plate on the front of the engine may develop a coolant leak, resulting in an engine overheating condition. This plate covers the location where the water pump was installed on previous versions for this engine. Replacing the gasket for the cover plate and refilling the cooling system is generally all that is required to correct this concern.

 

developed coolant leak car started overheating. I changed antifreeze from dex cool to green antifreeze replaced waterpump thermostat and radiator. -
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A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
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