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A water pump is only one component of an engine cooling system. You could have a partially clogged radiator, a thermostat that's not opening and closing properly, an air pocket in the system caused by the removal and replacement of the water pump. Recommend getting someone who knows cooling systems to check it out for you.
Depends on what you consider easy. It's possible to fill your system and then spray the entire ac system down with soapy water to watch for air bubbles escaping from the lines, but this is a tedious task. There are cans of refrigerant with uv dye placed in them also, so what you can do is fill your system with one of the uv dye cans and then drive around for ...
I was driving this car around yesterday quite a bit with no problems, when I stopped to go into a store for a few minutes. If you really wanted to try to reproduce it, you could try doing that again. but I would suggest doing it in a safe place, like driving around a parking lot for a whiiilee.... I drove around the corner to where I was going with ...
Sounds to me like a master cylinder, but hard to say with total certainty. Honestly though, it's worth it to swap you MC rather than getting in a wreck. The part is less than $100 (in my area). Just my 2 cents. :)
I had something similar happen in a 2000 Saturn LS2 (or L200) and it was a problem with the brakes and struts. Certainly a General Motors problem and not the first time I have heard of this. If the car is in the USA, check the VIN number with safercar.gov to see if its in a recall, or find an independent mechanic too check it over. I hope it helps. I am not ...
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