can an intake manifold gasket leaking cause the engine to take longer than normal to heat up? what would it cost to replace the gasket if that's the problem?
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1996 Buick Skylark Question: heat takes a long time to get hot
Answer #1shadetreeauto December 06, 2010, 08:35Journeyman
sounds like a thermostat problem.the intake gasket will run 400.00 to 600.00 bucks
Answer #2taz2 December 10, 2010, 23:34Rookie
Are you sure it is the manifold gasket mine was the down pipe on the back side was cracked. You most likely have a open therma stat. Replace it with a 185.