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Re: How much to replace intake gaskets? (archive)

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Posted by Barry Adams on December 23, 2000 at 08:19:10:

In Reply to: How much to replace intake gaskets? posted by Jim89 on December 22, 2000 at 22:05:12:

I need this done soon, how much do mechanics charge.

I did this job myself recently its not as daunting as it looks,once the plenum chamber is off there is a lot of room.
Only two not so easy jobs on this is the little water pipe (flexible) get a new one at the same time and the holding bolt at the same end as this pipe (open ended wrench (torx) or the better uniball snap on universal joint is needed to get this one undone. The job looks far more awkward to do than it is.Just start at the plenum and work your way slowly in

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