1997chevy s 10 2.2 engine 2wd 5speed trans. There is a 3/16 hole in the bottom of my waterpump. Can i plug the hole or do i need to replace waterpump???

Asked by Jan 15, 2015 at 10:36 PM about the 1997 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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It is a weep hole.Factory installed.If coolant is leaking out of it, replace with new or rebuilt w.pump.

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The above answer from 'flac' is 100% correct...! The 'Weep Hole' will leak water to let you know the Water Pump is on its way out !

Thanks guys. Just priced the part & for the $16 im definatly changing it.

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