A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
Car Problem Reports
Chevrolet Express 1500 Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating
Chevrolet Express 1500 Problem
Engines Affected: 5.7L V8, V8
Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Express 1500, 5.7L V8, 91,678 mi
water pump was leaking and fan was spraying the coolant on the engine and out of the front bumper