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99 Olds Intrigue: same problem..coolant..leaking..drivers side of car

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There was a recall for 99 Olds Intrigue 3.8. Does the 3.5 have the same problem? All coolant flowing out fast, leaking from driver's side of car below fuel injection. I was attempting to locate a complete cooling system diagram. There does not seem to be anything related to the cooling system on driver's side.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 2 years ago.

tims auto repair :

hi

Customer:

Hi Tim, what could be leaking under intake on driver's side

tims auto repair :

is it under the intake??of...near the water pump?

tims auto repair :

or

Customer:

water pump in on right, no

tims auto repair :

give me just a minute

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tims auto repair :

o

tims auto repair :

sorry,,,i see you say the drivers side

Customer:

it's late

tims auto repair :

?

tims auto repair :

ok...

tims auto repair :

is the leak lower than the radiator inlet hose?

Customer:

In the middle of the radiator as best I can see

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

but,,it is leaking from the engine...correct?

tims auto repair :

not the radiator

tims auto repair :

?

Customer:

I cannot see what is leaking, it is coming down on top of transaxle

Customer:

the radiator is not leaking

tims auto repair :

ok

tims auto repair :

perhaps the throttle body heater hose

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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue V6-214 3.5L VIN H SFI
Intake Manifold Service and Repair, Removal and Replacement: Intake Manifold Replacement




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1. Disconnect the battery ground (negative) cable.
2. Carefully disconnect the throttle body air inlet duct from the throttle body.
3. Partially drain the engine coolant from the cooling system.
4. Remove the fuel injector sight shield.
5. Disconnect the accelerator and cruise control cables from the throttle body and accelerator cable bracket.
6. Disconnect the throttle body coolant hoses from the throttle body.








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Customer:

That would fit location perfect. I am not a mechanic and Mexican mechanics scare me

Customer:

What you sent seems to make sense

tims auto repair :

i see

tims auto repair :

these hoses is what to check

tims auto repair :

it is very possible that this may be your leak

Customer:

If there is a heater hose connected to the throttle, that is the only thing that makes sense. Thanks. Can I write back if this is not the solution

tims auto repair :

yes

Customer:

Excellent, thanks much!!!

tims auto repair :

you can just sign back in to your account,,and reply to this conversation

tims auto repair :

you are very welcome

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