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Check engine light/ low collant

My Car has a collant leak someplace i have been just replacing it until i can find the problem. now just on the way home the car was idleing really bad and died and the check engine light poped on... i can take it to autozone but dont have no buddy to get me if i break down... wondering if any one out there might know what i can check?

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  • mhtrautman Mar 11, 2009

    how do i check that? does that mean the antifreeze is leaking in the engine oil?

  • mhtrautman Mar 13, 2009

    I found out the antifreeze was leaking from the water pump, so i
    replaced that, car seemed to be running better but the check engine light is still on. so i took it up
    to autozone and had them check the check engine light out.

    They told me that i had a multiple cylinder misfire. and some things that were listed were the plugs and wires, intake, coil, vacume,

    would it still most likely be the intake? oil seems to look fine and not much leakage on the outside... looks like it may have at some time but it is pretty dry.
    also if i were to change the plugs and wires how do i get the the back 3 plugs they are underneath and in the back of the engine.
    1 more thing. any way i can check the vacume????


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Here is a Guarantee.. If ur Grand am Has a 3.1 or 3.4 V6 in it.. Its a Faulty Intake Gasket.. They are mad outta Plastic and O-rings.. No wonder they Break

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