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Need to change intake manifold gasket due to vacum leak

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On what type of car please

Posted on Nov 02, 2012

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SOURCE: lower intake manifold gasket leaking 02 Olds Silhouette

This is basicly a very time consuming job rather than a physically hard one to complete. In order to replace the gasket you must remove the intake plenum,throttle body, and misc. vacuum hoses. The wiring harness connections must also be disconnected. Finally the intake manifold is exposed. The bolts holding the manifold to the block are removed exposing the leaking gasket. After removing the push rods and placing them in the correct order to be replaced the gasket and sealants can be removed. Finally replace everything in reverse order. Be sure to consult a GM manual for correct bolt torch specs. The correct specs for the manifold bolts usually come with the gasket. Make sure to change your oil a few times after this job in case any coolant entered the block. Also,change the thermostat and the oil seal on the distributor half shaft cap while you have everything off. Good Luck

Posted on May 12, 2009

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go to autozone.com and register free then select make year ect.
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SOURCE: Coolant leak on 2001 Taurus.Coolant seems to be

heaterhose is in that general area. most common leak is that spraying aroung so it looks like something worse

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SOURCE: how do i change the intake manifold gasket

The intake manifold got nothing to do with coolant over heating if that is what you are talking about ?

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replace the gasket but I would take it to a shop if you are not familiar with that engine the injection system will have to come out and it is delicate.

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I am not sure about your exact car. Im sorry, but I dont know EVERYTHING. However most vac leaks are caused by a hose. If not the hose then by a loose intake manifold, or bad manifold gasket. Sometimes the manifold itself can crack.

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