Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on GMC Savana 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: 124,400 (100,200–153,000)
Engines affected: 4.8L V8, V8
9 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2007
10 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
2007 GMC Savana 2500- 4.8L V8100,200
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.
2005 GMC Savana 2500- 4.8L V8153,000
Coolant leak then thermostat failure
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