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Intake manifold cracked and leacking coolant (External)

There is a hairline crack about a 1/2 inch long on the neck of the intake manifold where the hose from the heating system connects to the intake manifold. The small crack in the manifold has caused a coolant leak which has damaged the spark plug wire located right underneath it, which in turn is causing it to misfire. Can i repair the crack using JB Weld? Or do i need to buy a new intake manifold entirely? Its just a small little crack.

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You can clean the area really good with degreaser and apply JB Weld but that is only a temporary fix it will leak again

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