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1992 chev chavaler z24 3.1L FI... coolant light on dash is on, levels are fine. hose on drivers side of engine feels empty when car running... is it the water pump, or could something else be wrong?

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Check to see if you have float in the coolant tank where you put the coolant in at . are there any wires plugging into the bottom or side ? some cars have floats in side the tanks to tell you that the coolant level is low. if you do ... try cleaning it up , sometime they dirty and wont move. or take a coat hanger and see if you can move it to break it loose

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Air lock ,or a thermostat,but saying that have had pulleys on water pumps come adrift where they are a mobile mechanic to have a look as cant advise more as never seen one of these cars.but if its a 92 then i doubt if it has a plastic impeller on water pump but its a possibility.Other possibility is no antifreeze or not enough and you have the classic sypmtoms of a frozen engine.

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