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Old 03-12-2002, 07:21 PM
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on my pick up the intake is leaking coolant on the drivers from what i understand this is fairly common thing my dad (works at a local dealer 30 plus years) said they replace quite a few of these on the vortec engines what my question is
is there anything i should do to make this last longer? or prevent it from comming back?

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Old 03-14-2002, 08:20 PM
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Just make sure you get the new style gaskets and torque them just like the book says and that will take care of the problem. ROY
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ok roy thanks what happend there did G.M. update the gaskets?
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Yes they did and the new one seems to work real good. ROY
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