Chevrolet Corvette Problem Report

Chevrolet Corvette Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating

(26 reports)

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.

Bought the car 4/4/2012 ran great for several weeks. Drove it 2 times a week one 31 miles on the beltway and the other on the wekend doing errands. Then one day it was rough idle very low performance not the car I purchased a few weeks ago. Dealer garage said I needed a tune up and dist. cap for $895 and total cost $2000. Found a nd a local vette garage and felt better taking the car there for a $500 savings. Then the call replace the water pump! After much research previously I agree but why is there always one more item to repair or replace when you take the race car to the shop? By the way this is my 4th one. -
Leak from water pump... replaced at dealer $500 -
leaking water pump replaced under extended GMPP warranty. -
Water pump replaced. Mechanic noted leak. Replaced pump with coolant $410.00 -
My 92 vette temperature stays right at 210, 215 most of the time while driving. I've replaced thermostate, flushed now what? I just had a new tranny put in my car. -
same as yours! -
The car developed a coolant leak, the temperature rose over 210 degrees while in heavy traffic. I had the water pump gasket replaced. So far no problem at 35000 miles. -
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