Some bolts pass thru the water jacket so if you don't put sealer on the bolts the coolant can climb up the threads and puddle on the intake. I have removed them one at a time , cleaned the threads and reinstalled them with sealer and this fixed the problem. The dissimilar metals of the aluminum intake manifold and cast iron block have different expansion rates and eventually the lower intake manifold gasket will fail. All the bolts are not accessable without removing the supercharger. These bolts have a specific torque value and tightening sequence. Do the job right and remove the supercharger and intake manifold. Replace the gasket and reinstall the intake manifold using a thread sealer. Torque the bolts to 11 foot pounds and in the proper sequence. Coolant can leak internally into the engine, treat the problem not just the symptom. Hope this helps. "G"
the thermostat is located in between the water mouth on top of the intake manifold and the manifold its self..
Between the intake manifold and the engine block; Dude, if you didn't already know that much about your car you shouldn't try to replace it by yourself. Get help.
The "SE" has a 3.1L v6 160 hp, the "GT" has a 3.8L v6 200 hp, and the "GTP" has a supercharged 3.8L v6 240 hp.
Between the head and the block. First, remove intake manifold and exhaust manifold. Take the valve cover off and unbolt the head. Then, pull the head off and you'll see the gasket.
what is the difference between a pontiac g7 and a pontiac g7
The major difference is that the GTP is supercharged.
between the head and intake manifold
Between the intake manifold and the cylinder head.
It"s located on the rear manifold, between the firewall and the engine for the upper oxygen sensor(b1s1), and between the catalyst converter and the resonator for the second oxygen sensor (b1s2), between the pipe and the floor.
The manifold gasket is the same as the plenum gasket. The manifold gasket is a barrier between the manifold and the engine block.
Manifold leak, its a common problem with the Aztek between 75-85,000 miles. Its a defect GM knows about, but wont fix for free you have to. It will cost about $1200.00
There are 2, one before the converter and one after. The front sensor is near the firewall in the exhaust manifold. The rear is located between the converter and the resonator.
if you look under the exhaust manifold there is a metal pipe that runs between the oil pan and the frame. the metal hose connects to the thermostat housing under the manifold. you must remove the exhaust manifold heat shield on the top of manifold to get to the 2 8mm bolts to remove the thermostat. make sure you take note of the direction of flow from the old thermostat.
it is between 35 and 47
They screw in from the top between the valve cover and the intake manifold.They screw in from the top between the valve cover and the intake manifold.
The supercharger is adding HP to the motor
you can get the ss supercharged from the factory the z is a t top
The Thermostate is located behind the exhaust manifold between the firewall and engine. If you're on the passenger side, look straight down in the second hole in the manifold and there is a metal cover with 2 bolts. That's the housing for the thermostat. took bolts out cant get thermostat out
The intake manifold is where the air and fuel mix and enter the engine. The exhaust manifold is where unspent gas and air exit the engine. In other words the intake manifold is where the engine breathes in and the exhaust manifold is how the engine exhales out.
Assuming this is a 4.3L engine, the upper intake manifold gasket would be between the upper intake manifold and the lower intake manifold.
its on the side of the engine! behind the intake manifold... between the intake manifold and the firewall.
Check the black hose between the throttle body and intake manifold.Check the black hose between the throttle body and intake manifold.
Many ways. Pontiac 400 has a cast aluminum timing cover, that mounts the water pump directly on it, Chevy 400 has a stamped steel timing cover, water pump mounts to the block. Pontic 400 has fuel pump on the drivers side, Chevy is on passenger side. Pontiac has a separate valley cover below the intake manifold, Chevy intake IS the valley cover. Pontiac distributor does not go through the intake manifold, Chevy does. Pontiac has 10 head bolts per side, Chevy has 17. Pontiac has long exhaust ports that bend 90 degrees from the side of the cylinder head, Chevy exhaust ports end at the face of the cylinder head. Pontiac spark plugs are above the exhaust manifolds, Chevy is below. Pontiac 400 is physically larger than the small block Chevy 400 also.
The exhaust manifold needs to have a gasket in place to help seal the juncture between the manifold and the engine. After the gasket and gasket sealer are in place, tighten the bolts for the exhaust manifold. The exhaust pipe can then be replaced on the new exhaust manifold.