1999 Buick Park Avenue Q&A

1999 Buick Park Avenue Question: what is the cost to replace lower intake gaskets

how much to replace the lower intake gaskets -
Answer 1
Figure about $600 parts and labor, give or take for your economic climate where you live. About $100 - 125 in parts, about about $400-500 in labor. -
Comment 1
what are the parts going to be besides the intake gaskets -
Comment 2
You will be draining coolant, so fresh coolant will be necessary. You will be accessing the upper radiator hose - may be a good time to replace that while you're there. Same thing with the belt and tensioner - while you're there, check those. You will need thread locker for the intake bolts on reinstallation. That's all I can think of right now...of course doing the job, something else may be noticed and advised. Also, broken bolts and a stuck EGR tube could be a problem on removal too. -
Comment 3
should the plenum be replaced as well I have been told that was a GM mistake on that engine. -
Answer 2
we charge about 650-700 parts and labor. it could be different in your area due to labor rates. Roy -
Comment 1
thank you could you tell me what parts are going to be needed. -