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Temp gauge and gas gauge not working

Have 2001 pontiac montana bought it 15months ago these are my problems:intake manofold gasket is leaking i see small drops on floor sometimes big spots.my temp gauge,and gas gauge not working and engine light is on.for my temp gauge the needle is at 70 and when im driving the needle does not go up.for gas gauge while im driving the needle plays up and down so i dont know how much gas i have is this expensive to repair and is it woth to fix hope to get real answers plse write back as soon as possible

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I had the same problem with my 2001 Pontiac Montana and the intake manifold gasket. This is a major problem with these 3.4L engines, if you are in the states I'm pretty sure there is a class action law suite against GM for this. I had my manifold gasket replaced and it was about $1000 CAD. You need to get your vehicle looked at right away as this could cause major engine damage, coolant will leak into the engine and soon enough you will be replacing that too. Good Luck

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