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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS 2dr Coupe

2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe LS, Mid-Size
20 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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January 22, 2013, 5:45 pm

Robert L
 

Question: if the weather warms up will my water pump unfreeze

i just bought a montie carlo and the guy i bought it from put a new hose on it and just refiled the coolent with just water and it got really cold last night below freezing and i started the car today and the belt started smoking a0nd i was thinking the waterpump froze up i was just wondering if i need to buy a new water pump or just wait till it warms up


January 23, 2013, 1:13 pm

Tyler O
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You'll probably need a new water pump and belt. You may need some additional cooling system components if it froze over.


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