How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask GM Tech (Cam) Your Own Question
GM Tech (Cam)
GM Tech (Cam), Auto Service Tech
Category: Car
Satisfied Customers: 29583
Experience:  GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.
10949255
Type Your Car Question Here...
GM Tech (Cam) is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Install a heater hose fitting on a 1999 olds intrigue 3.8 liter v6

Resolved Question:

how do i install a heater hose fitting on a 1999 olds intrique 3.8 liter v6
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.
Welcome. IS this the 90 deg elbow in the intake to the bracket for the alternator?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.
OK you have 2 options. First is to remove the lower intake and replace it that way or take the alternator bracket off to get the room needed.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
it looks like it goes into the tensioner will i have to remover the tensioner to?
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.
YEs, that whole assembly needs to be moved to get at it.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
and i need to put the fitting in the tenisoner as i put it back on
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.

Yes, there are o-rings on either side, lube them and slide it in both parts as you move it back together.

 

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
thank you
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 7 years ago.

No problem. Good luck. If you need, you can reply to this, even after accepting.

 

GM Tech (Cam) and 10 other Car Specialists are ready to help you