Express 3500

Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Chevrolet Express 3500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 108,000 (38,000–213,000)
Engines affected: 5.7L V8, 6.0L V8
9 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006
14 people reported this problem
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Slow coolant leak not found, now blowing white "smoke" and loosing coolant quickly (within 5 miles temp will soar) Looking into repair
Complete failure of water pump at 38,000 miles. Just out of warranty. Replaced with new water pump.