5.0 and 5.7 Discussion, 5.0L intake manifold (gasket) leak / heal-a-seal feedback & opinions in Cadillac Engine Technical Discussion; Hello all;
Having recently been diagnosed with a leaking intake manifold gasket ( , I looked online for alternatives to ...
It's not a big leak, roughly 8-10 oz. per week or 120 mi. Another idea is to shop around a few places for different quotes. I wish that the Heal-a-Seal website had offered physical & chemical data relevant to their product claims, but perhaps they feared infringement by some competitor.
Why dont you just buy a Haynes manual and dedicate one weekend to this job? It can be done with a little reading and good planning. Not as hard as it looks, just take pictures and label everything that you un-plug.
Good idea, but the HOA where I live doesn't permit auto repairs on the premises. Schmucks. But on the brighter side, a friend of the family has agreed to do the work for about $350.00 or so. Not that much really, compared to some other engine repairs. Hopefully, that will fix the prob for good.