grinding noise on 1995 Buick LeSabre

car has started making grinding noises and slight smell of steam but no actual water that i can see

Asked by for the 1995 Buick LeSabre
Suspect the water pump failing. Grab the water pump pulley and see if it wobbles, indicating a failed bearing, or listen closely while the engine is running, to locate the noise.
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