Yes many of the 3 8 engines have leaking intake gaskets. 4 3l 262 cid the 4 3 l 262 cu in v6 is the last and most successful engine in the chevrolet 90 degree v6 engine family.
169000 i know a lot mileage but the car has been a great car since i drove it off the lot.
Gm 3 8 engine diagram. Have had 3 8 all iron engines in my last 3 gm cars and was very satisfied with them. It s very easy to overlook this. Exact location may vary depending on vehicle year make model.
But sometimes it s not the intake gasket but the coolant bypass tubes instead. How 2 fix gm chevrolets common 3 8l intake manifold gasket failure 1995 2005 regal impala lumina duration. The crankshaft position ckp sensor is a permanent magnet output coil device that monitors the speed and position of the crankshaft.
A few related auto repair questions and answers. The latest recall mainly in north america includes. The 2000 2004 chevrolet impala.
Oldskool funk 210 637 views. Three previous recalls have attempted to address the issue but owners are still reporting engine compartment fires. The crankshaft position ckp sensor is located next to the crankshaft pulley on the 4 3l engine.
Am now trying to decide whether to try the 2007 chev lt with the 3 5 or 3 9 or go with the buick lacrosse and stay with the old reliable 3 8. This engine was introduced in 1985 as a replacement for the 229 cu in 3 8 l v6 in the full size chevrolet the chevrolet el camino and chevrolet monte carlo it also replaced the 250 cu in 4 1 l in the chevrolet full size trucks and full size vans including the mid. Click on a number for a description of the component.
The 1997 2004 pontiac grand prix and buick regal. On the 4 8l 5 3l and 6 0l engines the sensor is located on the side of the engine block. 2003 pontiac grand prix computer trouble code p0128.
The 1998 and 1999 chevrolet lumina and oldsmobile intrigue. Here s what to look for. Typical engine data sensor and control component locations on the gm 3 8l 3800 v6 engine.