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1982-1994 Chevy Cavaliers

Replacing the head gasket on a 1991 Chevy Cavalier do you need to use sealant on the gasket of the intake manifold and the exhaust manifold?

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2009-08-14 22:05:01
2009-08-14 22:05:01

No, You don't put anything on Head, Exahust or intake gaskets. CJ

actually you do put a 1/8'th inch bead of black silicone on the gasket to ensure no leaks occur and it also helps hold the gasket in place when your putting the intake manifold on. I'm a ford master technician, you ALWAYS use silicone when replacing intake and head gaskets.

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