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Q: I had the water pump replaced due to a leak. What would cause the engine to overheat now?

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just replaced the water pump on my acadia because it was leaking. Now that it has been replaced it is over heating now and coolant level is good. bled out cooling system was thorough too. what would be the problem.

My car has 230000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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