still running hot

Asked by Oct 03, 2013 at 08:42 PM about the 2003 Saturn VUE Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

changed thermostat, checked oil, checked water, and fan motor runs

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When is the last time you replaced the water pump ? Remove the accessory belt and check the water pump by trying to "wiggle" the pulley shaft "up and down". If it wiggles at all, it is an indicator your water pump needs replacement. The shaft should spin and "move" slightly, but not wiggle.

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