Leaking Coolant, Intake Manifold Gasket Failure

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$949.00
Average Mileage:
114,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. pay to replace intake manifold gasket (1 reports)
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix engine problems

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 062011

Grand Prix SE V6 3.1L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 130,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

PONTIAC GRAND PRIX SE V6 3.1L. 135,000m. I've replaced head gaskets,lower-upper intake gaskets,new head bolts to spec (TYY) bolts,i used (RTV) where the head meets the intake.had the head checked for cracks,had the head MILLED (.006 off) then i put the head back on the block and the the car is still leaking,i can"t drive it cause it overheats...and leaks...still.. to this day i keep looking for answers n no luck so far...

- , Janesville, WI, USA

problem #1

Oct 232007

(reported on)

Grand Prix V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

Faulty intake manifold gasket. This is a common problem with these cars and all owners with this problem should be writing GM and demanding they cover the cost of repairs. It is their fault and they know that this is a problem with all these cars. Let's support each other so our voices will be heard

- , Winnipeg, MB, Canada

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