Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Buick Rendezvous

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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Average mileage: 126,428 (74,000–165,000)
Engine affected: 3.4L V6
4 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 more
13 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
I Lareece Gantt are having all the exact problems list below! I have been trying to get help and everybody keep giving me the run around in Greenville SC!!!!!
It seems to heat when it is idling
2004 Buick Rendezvous- 3.4L V6164,000
During some recent rain there was some brown stuff all over the car that I thought was just dirt but later my vehicle started running hot. That is when I found a small hose was busted and it was replace. Now there is another leak underneath and it is running very rough. I took it to a mechanic and now I have to replace the water pump. I have had to replace almost everything on this vehicle and something always breaks down.
2002 Buick Rendezvous138,000
Car keeps getting hot....
I took my car to a Buick dealer three times for the overheating and they ended up putting in a new thermostat and still had problems now have coolant loss all over the driveway and have to take it back after over $550 for a thermostat I never needed in the first place
I have had numerous overheating problems and I have discovered that the water pump is leaking. It is not yet resolved.
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