This is a common problem with the gm intake manifold gaskets.(they are a
They leak and the water runs down the back of the engine. must replace with
a new and better gasket, or the head surface will be pitted and then the
whole thing must be resufaced or replaced.
300.00 garage cost for parts and labor, or 60.00 do it yourself. 4 hours.
one arcticle says replace with
fel pro part # MS98000T, nor oem style.
You wrote on Wed, 9 Jan 2008 05:14:55 -0800 (PST):
c> Looking for some info on what might be leaking at the top back of my
c> 4.3 vortec.. dribbles down the back of the engine from just under the
c> intake manifold, really hard to see but you can just see it bubbling
c> out. I need to call around for estimates and the more I know the less
c> chance of getting screwed on the price it seems.
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