Engine Overheating Due to Water Pump Leak on Chevrolet Lumina

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

 

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Average mileage: 137,142 (6,500–230,000)
Engines affected: 3.1L V6, 3.4L V6
10 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001
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changed water pump twice 125000 and 155000
1997 Chevrolet Lumina - 3.1L V6 6,500 mi,
water/coolant leaking from water pump area causing engine to get hot
1990 Chevrolet Lumina - 3.1L V6 230,000 mi,
Water pump has a bad leak
1998 Chevrolet Lumina - 3.1L V6 120,000 mi,
Leaky water pump - replaced