Engine Overheating Due to Water Pump Leak on Oldsmobile LSS

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

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Average mileage: 86,000 (86,000–86,000)
Engines affected: 3.8L V6, 3.8L V6 Supercharged
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
6 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
1999 Oldsmobile LSS- 3.8L V686,000
Experienced sudden loss of heat in cabin with climbing engine temperature. Underside of car is wet but not due to hose or radiator failure.
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