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1997 Grand Marquis-Montigua--What would be the rough cost to replace the "intake" (incl. labor)?

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  • athomas96 May 26, 2010

    The Mechanic only used the term "Intake" stating it was right under the Altenator. I saw the old intake and it was rather large with what appears to be holes for hoses. My issue was that the car was overheating--am I referring to the correct term as "intake" or is their another part that is also called this name? Thanks



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The intake manifold with gaskets runs about $250.00, then probably $100-$200 for labor, about 2-4 hours of time.

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    James Milzheimer May 26, 2010

    That sounds like that is the intake manifold. If the intake was leaking, it could cause your overheating problem.



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yes, that price is correct , that is a very common problem on those engines, the intake cracks and warps. that sounds like a good diagnosis and a good price for the repair

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