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.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating
Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Problem
Engines Affected: 5.7L V8, Gasoline
Visitor, 1998 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, 70,000 mi
heater hose repaired, but water pump leaking under pressure test...getting replaced