Having recently leased a 2003 Malibu LS, I'm wondering:
1. IS there any indication that GM has finally sorted out the apparently
widespread intake manifold gasket weakness?
2. Is ANYTHING that can (should) be done by the owner to prevent / delay
the problem. The last thing I need is for this to become an issue just
before returning the vehicle.
No rants please, that's not going to help. (I've had a Honda with porous
valve seals, Mitsubishi with lousy valve guides, Toyota with oil-flow
troubles, and Neon with the 'usual' head gasket trouble, so advice of "Next
time buy ........" is meaningless)
Just wondered what some of the more mechanically-inclined thought about the