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.
Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil on Oldsmobile Intrigue
Average mileage: 138,883 (50,000–220,669)
Engine affected: 3.8L V6
17 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
leaks coolants coming from the intake manifold ...it was coming from those plastic L shaped pipes because one was cracked but we replaced them..i replaced the intake manifold gasket and after i did the car wont start. it will turn over and try to crank but everytime it acts like its gonna catch it just dies and makes a poping noise...still leaks water from the manifold ...please help if you can
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue137,000Visitor
Intake leaks bad everyday
2000 Oldsmobile IntrigueVisitor
Mine leaks oil and water
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue50,000Visitor
Internal leak and mixage of coolant and oil. Lower intake manifold gasket leak. The check engine light will pop on when the car is idling and will pop on and off at various times.
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue154,221Visitor
Upper intake leaked coolant into plenum and therefor the cylinders. replaced upper gasket and still leaks. going to buy a new upper manifold and a plenum to see if this fixes the problem.
I took the back to dealer 3or4 times still did not get fixed i took it to another shop they repaired gasket for water pipe from back of motor the car still runs hot they put the mieage from them was 122437
1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue140,000Visitor
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