1994 Oldsmobile Ciera

Engine Cooling problem
1994 Oldsmobile Ciera 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 96000 miles

it has a coolant leak. I found a hole in a metal line that comes from the water pump, but thats not the whole prob. It seems to be squirting water from somewhere @ the back of the engine. It over heated today and I let it cool down & put coolant back in, now the temp gauge doesn't work & the heater doesn't get hot. I'm stumped!
Coffin Feeder
July 7, 2010.

It sounds like there is an air pocket stoping the coolant. Have you tried bleeding the system?

As far as the leaks, I would recommend pressure testing the system to see where the leak behind the engine is coming from. It could be a heater core hose, freeze plug.

Let me know.