It is very possible that it is your water pump.
Because it got hot I would take it to your dealer or mechanic ASAP.
Have them do a radiator pressure test and advise you of what the problem is.
You probably will not be able to do the water pump change yourself, special tools are involved.
2014 Equinox LTZ FWD 3.6L. V-6 (LFX)
GM6T70 Transmission-Gen II(M7W)
Crystal Red Tintcoat-Brownstone Leather-(FE2) Suspension-18" Wheels
Build Date: Nov. 04, 2013-Delivery Date: Nov. 25, 2013
Last edited by rednox301; 12-12-2019 at 10:49 AM.