Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Chevrolet Express 2500

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

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Average mileage: 125,000 (110,000–135,000)
Engines affected: 4.8L V8, 5.0L V8, V8
9 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006
11 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
Looks to be leaking around water pump. Bought a new seal kit and am looking to see how hard this is going to be to replace.
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500- 4.8L V8135,000
replaced water pump and still have a leak, must be the radiator.
2005 Chevrolet Express 2500- 4.8L V8110,000
replaced thermostat.
2006 Chevrolet Express 2500- 4.8L V8130,000
Blown head gasket or cracked head
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