Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Cadillac DeVille

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.


Problem Data
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Average mileage: 175,264 (123,000–231,321)
Engine affected: 4.9L V8
9 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2003
17 people reported this problem
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I took out my thermostat because it getting stuck. I had to Replace the thermostat housing because i accidentally broke a bolt in the thread.It doesn't leak from the new parts I just added but it leaks only from the back part of the water pump where the pulley and servateen belt on the driver side under the intake. Someone please help before i put this stop leak in it
I have a 2003 Cadillac Deville. Water is pouring out from under the car. I am not sure where it is coming from. Water pours out faster then I can put it in. Please help