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Serious is a leaky intake manfold gasket..radiator..flush

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1. How serious is a leaky intake manfold gasket?
2. If I don't fix the leaky gasket would it be a waste of time
    to do a complete tuneup?
3. Would it be a waste of time to do a radiator flush.

The problem is that the car is over heating.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  brownjeff replied 7 years ago.

Very serious if leaking coolant as the vehicle can over heat and cause major engine damage.


Yes it would be a waste of time to tune it up if not fixing the gasket.


Yes it would also be a waste of time to flush the radiator if not fixing the leak.


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