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GMC Savana 2500 Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

GMC Savana 2500 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2007

Engines Affected: 4.8L V8, V8

Average Mileage: 124,400 mi (100,200 mi - 153,000 mi)


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

  • Visitor, , 4.8L V8, 100,200 mi

    It was diagnosed by noticing the odor of antifreeze and a call to our mechanic. He mentioned how famous these were for this. we had him replace the water pump, thermostat and all belts.

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  • Visitor, , 4.8L V8, 153,000 mi

    Coolant leak then thermostat failure

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