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What are signs that the manifold gaskets are leaking
1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL

What are signs that the manifold gaskets are leaking

(1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL)
In looking over the car I recently bought -- 1990 560SEL with 114,000 miles -- when I had the brakes redone the shop I went to told me they detected leaks in the manifold gaskets. I have no performance issues, not sure I trust the shop who I think thinks I am a little old lady who knows nothing about cars and will repair whatever they tell me to repair. I don't know a great deal, but I used to own a Super Vee race team and so saw a great deal even though I never wrenched on cars myself; think there should be some performance issue connected to the problem they say I have. Is there any way I can tell whether they are telling the truth apart from taking it to someone else?
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on April 19, 2015
keep a check on your coolant/antifreeze.if the level starts going low and you have to add more coolant,suspect intake manifold gasket,and white smoke from exaust.
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on April 19, 2015
keep a check on your coolant/antifreeze.if the level starts going low and you have to add more coolant,suspect intake manifold gasket,and white smoke from exaust.
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