Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Oldsmobile Alero

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: 126,100 (93,000–196,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 3.4L V6
2 model years affected: 1999, 2002
7 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
1999 Oldsmobile Alero- 3.4L V6122,000
I'm replacing mine right now because its chirping super loud! I've been told the bearing is going out right now.
1999 Oldsmobile Alero- 3.4L V693,400
I noticed the coolant leak and then took it to get checked and the water pump needed to be replaced.
1999 Oldsmobile Alero- 2.4L 4 Cylinder196,000
water pump leaking
1999 Oldsmobile Alero- 2.4L 4 Cylinder93,000
car heats up/ had it repaired, but sometimes the needle get a little to high for comfort
1999 Oldsmobile Alero- 3.4L V6
leaking water pump and fan resistor burnt out
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