Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Chevrolet Caprice

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: 113,868 (12,500–174,974)
Engines affected: 4.3L V6, 5.0L V8, 5.7L V8
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996
12 people reported this problem
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problem details
1993 Chevrolet Caprice - 5.0L V8 103,000 mi,
Replaced the water pump.
1996 Chevrolet Caprice - 4.3L V6 174,974 mi,
Antifreeze coolant wont stay in
1991 Chevrolet Caprice 165,000 mi,
replace water pump