1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Q&A
1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Question: coolant lose
All most all V style engines that have coolant flowing through part of the intake manifold will develop a leak at one time or another. The repair includes removing the intake manifold and replacing the gasket. The thermostat is often changed at this time and any coolant hoses that are sowing signs of age should be replaced. When the intake manifold is removed some coolant will be lost into the engine crankcase therefore the last thing to do before starting the engine after an intake reseal is to change the engine oil. - Russ
I replaced my intake gaskets a few weeks ago, which never helped. I have replaced my thermostat and temperature guage three times each. But now i have the feeling its a head gasket, the coolant leaks off into the motor. and instead of white smoke coming out of the exhaust its just droplets of water from time to time. good luck. - Kolton
Hi I am having temp, issues. I have changed the thermostat, water pump, heater core, radiator, coolant temp sensor, and intake manifold gasket. Also I have had the system vacuum bled at jiffy lube ...