Remove the intake manifold retaining bolts from your 1996 Chevy Astro Van. Remove the manifold gasket and clean the surface. Reverse the process to install the new intake manifold gasket.
there is no lower intake gasket, only a front and rear gasket
The labor charge to replace and intake manifold gasket, on a 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe, is approximately $180. It takes approximately 2 1/2 hours to replace the gasket.
Remove everything on top of the intake (hoses, fuel rails, linkages.) Unbolt the manifold and remove it. Clean the old gasket off and replace it. Reinstall all parts removed to get to the gasket.
Assuming this is a 4.3L engine, the upper intake manifold gasket would be between the upper intake manifold and the lower intake manifold.
The gasket set is $55.00 The labor is $250.00
well so far it cost me $700.00
is their a web site, that will provide me with the a print out for the intstalling of a intake manifold gasket for a 2003 chevy aenture.
If you are sure that it did not freeze and crack the block, Then the intake manifold gasket is leaking. That is a common problem with the vortec Chevy engines. You need to replace the gasket with a factory Chevy gasket from the dealer.
You either need a head gasket or intake gasket.
there is no upper intake gasket, only a front and rear