Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil on Pontiac Firebird

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

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Average mileage: 131,328 (87,000–243,900)
Engines affected: 3.4L V6, 3.8L V6, 5.7L V8, V6, V8
7 model years affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, more1997, 1998, 2001
12 people reported this problem
6 people shared problem details
1997 Pontiac Firebird- 3.8L V699,000
Almost everyone I know with the GM 3.8 has had this intake manifold gasket fail. I dont know why there are only 7 reports here. There is a mechanic in Portland that does nothing but these repairs all day long for used car dealers
2001 Pontiac Firebird- 3.8L V6243,900
Oil in the radiator.
1997 Pontiac Firebird- 3.8L V687,000
cost me about $375 to get it fixed.
1993 Pontiac Firebird- 5.7L V890,400
Intake leaking oil. Dripped on distributor so I had to replace it as well. Lasted 20 years so not bad
1998 Pontiac Firebird- 3.4L V6100,000
Overheating
1994 Pontiac Firebird- V8193,000
I have a manifold leak
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