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Old 09-25-2012, 08:09 AM
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Is there a place where i can come up with a procedure to replace the intake gasket on my 2001 suburban 5.3 motor. I think i have a coolant leak. smell coolant sometimes after driving a while.
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Are you getting water in your oil? Are you adding coolant constantly? If so you have a leak. Try Youtube. They have videos on most everything.
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Is there a place where i can come up with a procedure to replace the intake gasket on my 2001 suburban 5.3 motor. I think i have a coolant leak. smell coolant sometimes after driving a while.
any help would be helpfull.
Besides Youtube, there's always the Factory Service Manual.
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There is no coolant running through the intake of a 5.3. It is not your leak.More than likely your water pump is leaking.
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thanks for that info i will check it out better. what years do the 5.3 engine have with the leaking antifreeze problem at the intake gasket.
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No 5.3 motors have problems with leaking coolant from the intake as no 5.3 have coolant in intake. The 5.7 had a coolant leaking from intake .
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that is good to know. I will keep looking for the leak. thanks again to everyone who got back with me
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