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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue Question: My upper manifold gasket was leaking and I had it replaced. Now it leaks worse.



, 3.8L V6, Wallingford, PA, December 16, 2013, 08:49

After it was fixed, My car stalled while driving.
I found a hose which looked like a vacumn hose up under the lip below the windshield washers.
Then they said my catalytic converter was bad and then after that my mass air flow module.

I had no issues other then the leak before I had the leak repaired. Now I have a P0442 OBD-II coming on.

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    Greg's Orange Auto (15380 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper December 16, 2013, 09:00

    return for warranty work. they must have left some hoses disconnected when doing the repair

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    G. T. Service Center (4246 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG December 16, 2013, 09:34

    The plenum needs replaced, the whole plastic piece. O'Reilly's carries a Dorman replacement. If they only replaced the gasket, it will not hold.

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