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i have a 2001 chevy malibu with the 3100 engine with 220,000 miles. it has been overheating to the point of water pump failure. i have replaced the water pump and thermostat. now, i have a coolant leak which is causing the car to overheat in 15 mins. i can only see the leak by looking from the bottom of the car, its dripping from just above the oil pan i will try to get some pictures next time i go out. additionally it seems like it drips more as the car heats up expediting the overheating process. is this what happens when there is LIM gasket failure?please help
 

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I was just about to say it sounds like the dreaded blown gasket when I got to the last line. The car has 220,000 miles, I'd say it's time to get something else.
 

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Look above trans. Where it meets the motor. I have 01 malibu mine blew there. I have 141000 on mine and ive never took a motor apart before but i did the headgasket also. But that many miles id agree another car cuz anything else could start to fail
 

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i also have an older Malibu mine is a maxx with the 3.5l v6 i also have well over 250000 miles on mine and it delivers papers daily. regarding your over heating did you remember to purge the air from the system little 9 mm screw on front of engine right up top where the engine cover sits.
 
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