"Leave it to the pros" was the answer I got when calling my associates about this very same issue. Replacing the intake manifold gasket requires several tools including a torque wrench and lots of disassembly. You need to take apart parts around it as well as the part itself. If you know little about cars as I do, expect it to take a weekend to get this done once you have the proper instructions. Save yourself the time and pain. It ain't like changing your oil.
Yes, you must install a new intake manifold gasket.
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The only fix for a bad intake gasket is to remove the intake manifold and replace the gasket.
No. which manifold gasket are you wanting to replace? Intake or exhaust?
around 6-7 hours according to AllData
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.
Pretty straight forward. You must remove the intake manifold in order to replace the gasket.
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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.
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Yes, you need to replace your intake gaskets.
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The intake gasket is the gasket that conncects from your air filter into your intake manifold
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.
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I just had the intake manifold gasket replaced on my 96 century yesterday and my bill was $450 but my gasket was only leaking out. If its leaking into your oil it may be more.
Yes, remove the intake manifold and replace the gasket. It can be done with a basic mechanics tool kit.
between the head and intake manifold
Between the intake manifold and the cylinder head.
Just had this done (Feb 2011) at a local Ford dealership. The cost with an oil cahnge was $613.00.
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you need to replace the intake manifold gasket.