Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating on Oldsmobile Achieva

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: 113,933 (73,600–177,000)
Engines affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 3.1L V6, 3.3L V6
6 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998
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Radiator is leaking coolant and I had to bypass the heating core cuz it leaked from the hose there as well, and thats a cheap fix if you dont care to have a working heater. Radiator is leaking from two spots, so will need replacement for sure.