8L 3800 series II Cooling system piece broken and leaking. Removing the spark plugs will allow the engine to turn over pushing the coolant out of the spark plug holes. It was such a small leak that i could smell the coolant long before i actually saw it dripping. by peterz » Wed Nov 04, 2015 12:17 pm. I was also curious about where the timing chain cover bolts were located and how. with cylinder cutout system, jacketed HP fuel lines, leak-off fuel tank level m onitored, fuel hand pump, fuel pre-filter with water separator, fuel recooler Cooling system MTU-split-circuit coolant system, coolant-to-raw water plate core heat exchanger, centrifugal raw water pump with priming system, coolant circulation pump, coolant expansion. After all these years I would leave it alone. Replacing them with these metal connectors will solve that problem permanently. Average repair cost is $830 at 128,600 miles. Was told that it maybe the intake manifold plastic ring on the plenum. MARINE ENGINES Disclaimers:. CarComplaints. (3) We'll see that coolant color changes such as engine oil in radiator if engine oil cooler cracked or gasket isn't good. When you start it at both cold or hot operating temps it will immediately start to surge with the RPMs varing from about 300-800ish range and will die in about 10 seconds if you don't give it some gas. 8L WATER PUMP GM, BUICK, CHEVY, PONTIAC replacement FAST! 3800 series II 95-05 Olds GM 3800 Coolant leak Belt Tensioner Elbows Water Pump and thermostat replacement. 15 High engine coolant temperature Check coolant level. Check the freeze plug on the back of the tensioner if present for leak stains. Richard Truett. IF your problem is coolant going directly into the. Hi, I have a 2001 Buick Lesabre with the 3800 Series II non-turboed motor. Sep 18, 2013 · I recently acquired a 2003 Regal with 160,000km on the clock and came across a coolant leak. However, in April, 2009, GM issued a recall on 1. in Pontiac. 3800 series II motor. Head Gasket Leak. I never did pinpoint the source although my wild guess is the throttle body gasket. Add to Cart. It appears my leak is the back coolant elbow on …. You can replace a damaged water pump in this engine if the vehicle begins displaying signs of water pump failure. It's a pain to get out but it's an easy but at your local autozone, should be in the "help!" Section or near the coolant T's. Average repair cost is $780 at 84,100 miles. At low speed without any throttle input, this is usually caused by a vacuum leak. I have a 2002 Camaro with a 3800 Series II engine and I just got threw replacing the whole coolant system, hoses and all, and the system is building up too much pressure and so the fluid is spewing o. How do I replace this? Is i … read more. If your engine came with Dex-Cool and it still has the older nylon-66 carrier gaskets (model years 1996-1999), you should consider switching. Coolant tank failed and leaked coolant. I noticed the coolant leak the other day. Is that something that I could repair by myself? Ah yes, the infamous 3. 8 V6 Series II? Posted by: ajakeski. Plastic bypass hose to coolant tank broke. 1 hour ago · Buick-3800 engine’s coolant leaks particularly in engines of Series II 3800. Throttle Position Sensor (TPS). GM 3800 Series II Engine: Servicing, Repairs The all new Series II 3800 was used for most of the naturally. (1) We'll check coolant level. 8 series 3 with 150k miles) has a slow coolant leak that I can’t seem to place. 8L V6 engine by unclogging the A/C condensation rubber elbow and drain pipe. Feb 17, 2009 · First off I apologize if this is the wrong place. LS2 (Leak-Seeker® II) Features: One button controls On/Off and all functions. An increase in NOx could be caused by a vacuum leak, a clogged fuel injector, low fuel pressure or a leaking head gasket. Everything I have read says it is the upper Intake manifold gasket! My question is, should I change the lower gasket also or will it be ok if I just change the upper?. Oct 29, 2012. 97 Buick Riviera leaks coolant. Fuel injectors and injection fuel pumps should not be operated without filters designed specifically for fuel injection. I guess if it consumes coolant then it will eventually overheat. Local lr repair said $1650 - $2500. Engine is a V6 3800 Series II, supercharged. This would be back by the firewall but lower on the engine. GM recalled 1. Upper plenum coolant leak (burning coolant, hydrolocked engine, coolant in oil). Oil level is consistent and appears good in color. A 2008 recall of 207,000. Jun 25, 2021 · Subject: Re: Coolant leak Sat Jun 26, 2021 1:07 am. Richard Truett. 8L coolant elbows, located on the tensioner. 1 hour ago · Buick-3800 engine’s coolant leaks particularly in engines of Series II 3800. w/ Plastic Intake …. An intake manifold gasket seals the cylinder heads and the intake manifold together. Air leaking can hurt the engine's performance, while coolant leaking can lead to an engine failure. GM 3800 (3. In severe cases of coolant leaks. We also keep filing the overflow tank too. High-Temperature Reading and Engine Overheating. Upon futher careful inspection it became evident that the coolant was leaking from where the belt tensioner connects to the engine block. The Buick 3800 V6 has had some problems with intake manifold coolant leaks on the Series II engines. At Cardinal Buick GMC, find a great deal on the purchase of new 2019 or used vehicle with Cardinal confidence pricing plus other perks. In this video I show you some obvious signs to identify that your GM 3. Throttle Body. Average repair cost is $1,070 at 99,350 miles. I've seen someone do it using a Pontiac Bonneville as a donor vehicle to a Seville STS. I need an new intake plenum around $100 or so. Is plastic plenum a deal-breeaker for 1999 Buick LeSabre 3. COOLANT RESERVOIRS AND CAPS 603-5101 C Coolant Reservoir Assembly, Spring Loaded Twist, with Mounting Hardware, with 3 Ports International 3800, 4700, 4700LP, 4700LPX, 4800, 4900 2002 2008 2002105C3, 575. 3800 II - Coolant Temp Sensor Type: Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade: Exhaust Manifold To Cylinder Head 8. Replacement of the stock Fiero Engine with a 3800 Supercharged Engine is one of the highest levels of engine upgrade that you can perform to your Fiero. Can’t even see the coolant in the oil with the naked eye, so hopefully can nip it in the bud right now. Track Beasts, Street Machines, Weekend Warriors, & Daily Drivers. For years the excellent GM 3800 V6 engine had a problem with the plastic bypass connectors that channels heated coolant to the heater via the fan belt idler base and two hoses. The stock intake warps in many cars causing a coolant leak. Dec 08, 2006 · As it pertains to the Series II 3800 engine, in general, that is true, especially the 95 - 96 model years. Fuel injectors and injection fuel pumps should not be operated without filters designed specifically for fuel injection. Steven Cummings. Was told that it maybe the intake manifold plastic ring on the plenum. The Buick 3800 V6 is a fairly reliable engine, but coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold have been a problem. 3800 series II engine. Water pumps are designed to last at least 100,000 miles, however, if your water pump fails, you should replace it with a high. with cylinder cutout system, jacketed HP fuel lines, leak-off fuel tank level m onitored, fuel hand pump, fuel pre-filter with water separator, fuel recooler Cooling system MTU-split-circuit coolant system, coolant-to-raw water plate core heat exchanger, centrifugal raw water pump with priming system, coolant circulation pump, coolant expansion. It appears my leak is the back coolant elbow on the backside of the belt tensioner. It seems to be a plastic 90 degree angle elbow about 2" by 2" with maybe an "O" …. Diagram 1985 Buick Lesabre Vacuum Diagram Full Version Hd Quality. 1994-95 Chevy, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac cars using the 2. Coolant level sensor went into alarm mode. Hey all, I have a 2000 Camaro V6 auto with the L36 Buick 3800 series II and a 4L60E transmission behind it. L36 Upper Intake. Test-drive the vehicle. At Cardinal Buick GMC, find a great deal on the purchase of new 2019 or used vehicle with Cardinal confidence pricing plus other perks. 1997 Pontiac Firebird - DD - 3800 Series II, Cold air intake/FWI …. View store information. Water pump was replaced. Coolant level sensor went into alarm mode. Check the freeze plug on the back of the tensioner if present for leak stains. There is a TSB on this issue: see below: Engine Coolant Consumption or Coolant Leak (Inspect for Material. Poor Performance. The Aluminum framed gaskets will corrode with poorly maintained coolant. All groups and messages. This problem has been a gold mine for GM and the auto repair industry. Kit # 9370D2SKA Installing the Coolant Hoses & Thermostat on Discovery Series II, 1999 - 2004, 8-Cylinder Gasoline, North American SpecificationsHi I'm Doug, your tech support representative for Atlantic British, and in this video we are going to touch base and introduce our hose and thermostat kit for the Discovery 2, 1999 to 2004. 4) Turn the Stem (Water Control) to. 8 liter came in with an antifreeze Leek, customer stated the water pump had failed. Anyone know where the engine coolant drain is located? I've heard a couple different things from different sources. Replacement Cost of Intake Manifold Gasket. 1 hour ago · Buick-3800 engine’s coolant leaks particularly in engines of Series II 3800. SOLD The lumbering steel-laden pig - 2003 TJ - 40" LTBs - D60/D70HD - 5. The Buick 3. Dec 11, 2013 · Am doing an upper intake plenum job on a series II 3800 in a 99 park ave from the leaky stove pipe egr that they are famous for. I found the leak, its a typical 3800 series leak. Replacement of the stock Fiero Engine with a 3800 Supercharged Engine is one of the highest levels of engine upgrade that you can perform to your Fiero. I have a 3800 series II. 3800 Series 2 Engine Diagram | Automotive Parts Diagram Images The Buick 3800 V6 is a fairly reliable engine, but coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold have been a problem. I have a 1998 Olds Intrigue (w/ 75k miles) that has a coolant leak around. All groups and messages. COOLANT RESERVOIRS AND CAPS 603-5101 C Coolant Reservoir Assembly, Spring Loaded Twist, with Mounting Hardware, with 3 Ports International 3800, 4700, 4700LP, 4700LPX, 4800, 4900 2002 2008 2002105C3, 575. Coolant Hose Kit, Includes 7 Replacement Hoses, For Land Rover Discovery Series II. It seems to be a plastic 90 degree angle elbow about 2" by 2" with maybe an "O" ring near each end. 5hrs having absolutely no issues with vibration, shifting, power, cooling, idling, noise, or codes being thrown. Intake Manifold Coolant Leaks The Buick 3800 V6 is a fairly reliable engine, but coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold have been a problem. If it is a 3800 and it is coolant, it is the plastic elbow. October 14, 2013 at 7:42 pm #550083. ----markwb 2001 Bonneville SLE. Feeling completely around the water pump its dry likewise for the thermostat housing. One of the few trouble spots has been coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold. There have been no coolant leaks! Seems totally out of the blue! Bang - all coolant gone! Then again, original hoses in a 2003 Disco that has done 200,000km! Wish I'd moved on this job ahead of some of the others! Last edited: Feb 5, 2018. 3) While pressing down on the Foot Control, use the corresponding stem (Water Control). If one appears at the coolant passage, a failure is more likely. The lines would burst and spray hot trans fluid right on the exhaust. If your engine originally came with regular green coolant (e. 8L has evolved from its humble beginnings as a cheap, easy-to-build, economy motor in …. I have a 2002 Buick Regal with a 3800 Series II Supercharged V-6. I am still waiting for help on the 2006 lucent with 123000 miles with a internal coolant leak on 3800 series engine. Cracks can allow coolant to seep into the cylinders …. Our Price: 519. Inspect the intake manifold where the runners, or tubes, attach to the engine. Replacement Cost of Intake Manifold Gasket. The problem can also be a leaking coolant bypass tube, and this video will show you how to diagnose and fix that problem. For the 2006 model year, the engine. There are 4 common symptoms associated with a bad or failing thermostat. I plan on removing the Dexcool too when I do this and use universal coolant, tired to Dexcool. This is on a 97 Oldsmobile LSS with the 3800 series 2 Motor. Thats strange, if you are loosing coolant your temps would sky rocket after about 15 min of driving. How to stop the air conditioner from leaking water on the passenger side floorboard of a General Motors Pontiac Grand Prix with the GM 3800 Series II 3. The OEM intake manifold gasket tends to …. Dec 14, 2011 · Holden Commodore VN VP VQ VR VS / Toyota Lexcen 1988 – 1996 Haynes Owners Service Repair Manual covers: * Commodore Lexcen Series VN VP VQ VR and VS (Also includes Series VS through 1998). How to replace a water pump on any 3800 V6 engine. The OEM intake manifold gasket tends to deteriorate after 60,000 or so miles in the area that seals the cylinder head coolant passage to the manifold. No more coolant in the oil pan either. 5hrs having absolutely no issues with vibration, shifting, power, cooling, idling, noise, or codes being thrown. When the OBD II system detects a misfire that exceeds "normal" limits, it illuminates the Check Engine light and sets a P-code that corresponds to the misfiring cylinder. As a company with a century-long engine manufacturing tradition, our proud heritage as an established and influential presence in the world’s prominent boating markets is a deep source of honor for all of us. 11-08-2007, 08:33 PM. Engine has had a lot more power since installing it. Figuring out a miss in the 01 Buick Lesabre BEST ENGINE IN THE WORLD 3. (BULLETPROOF) Replace PCV Valve on 3800 V6 Supercharged Simple Ways to tell if your GM 3 8 Series II Intake Gaskets are Leaking 3. 8L Supercharged Series II V6: 4-spd auto (Hydra-Matic 4T65-E) SE Standard - Standard SLE Standard - Standard SSEi. I've seen someone do it using a Pontiac Bonneville as a donor vehicle to a Seville STS. The car only has 65000 miles. The company warns that engine oil can leak past the valve cover gasket on the. It will sort of stumble and surge for a second or two and then it is fine. 2002 Pontiac Firebird Generally after a large repair where you have the intake or heads off you may have residual oil or coolant get into the cylinder and it has to burn off. (2) We'll observe that your engine happens overheat or boils before. The seepage of coolant past the leaky gasket leads to overheating, and may. Surging and bucking under various throttle loads. Remove the thermostat and flush the system with the engine running and radiator plug out. The only way to find a coolant leak is to pressurize the cooling system. 4L V6 engines is coolant leaking from the intake manifold gaskets. Well all, here it goes I have a 1997 Grand Prix with the 3800 series 2. So I went and purchased. This may not manifest itself as an immediate problem (other than causing a mess) but if the coolant level is. There WAS an Oldsmobile variant of the engine with an extra head bolt per cylinder, but that's it. Trusted by professional mechanics, technicians and motorists alike, K-Seal is suitable for use. GM Low Coolant Light: 31. HEY GUY'S MY 98 GRAND PRIX WITH 3800 SERIES II MOTOR WAS LEAKING OIL OUT OF THE LOWER INTAKE. If you did everything correctly, the motor should sound & look like this - GM 3800 Series II Engine Video. When the engine is running, see if you can spot dripping water (you will probably need a mirror). It seems to be a plastic 90 degree angle elbow about 2" by 2" with maybe an "O" …. A 3800 Series II L67 Supercharged engine in a 1998 Buick Regal GS. This flow pattern allows the coolant to pass through the radiator twice for better cooling. Joined Mar 8, 2009. October 03, 2005 01:00 AM. I replaced the radiator because there was a visible leak in it, but the. The EGR tube the goes up through the plastic upper intake plenum can cause the upper intake to warp/degrade around that area. As a result, coolant leaking into the crankcase; dilutes the oil and can damage the bearings in your engine. Now I'm thinking intake manifold gasket, but I'm not sure if that could cause the problem I'm. (Page 1 of 2) Grand Prix 3800 Series V6. I plan on removing the Dexcool too when I do this and use universal coolant, tired to Dexcool. They show as wet spots or stains around the runners in minor cases. It's a pain to get out but it's an easy but at your local autozone, should be in the "help!" Section or near the coolant T's. 3800 engine diagram breakdown as well as 3800 v6 engine diagram wedocable further land rover discovery 2 cooling system diagram as well as gmc parts diagrams exploded. The coolant is leaking from the undersinde of the vehicle right of the center point near the crossmember. Coolant Leaking From Intake Gaskets (GM 3. Fuel injector symptoms for bad, faulty, dirty, clogged, or leaking injectors are : Starting issues. Coolant leaks. However, the Dorman Vin "K" UIM is only applicable to 97 - 03 model Grand Prixs since both the 95 and 96 Grand Prixs were never delivered with the SII 3800 only the 3. After a few years these plastic parts crack and leak coolant. It has the 3800 Series II. It will sort of stumble and surge for a second or two and then it is fine. Can’t even see the coolant in the oil with the naked eye, so hopefully can nip it in the bud right now. to tell if your GM 3 8 Series II Intake Gaskets are Leaking CAR WIZARD highlights what makes the Buick 3800 V6 the BEST engine ever! Overhauling a GM 3800 series 2 engine. For the noticeable coolant leak …. 1 hour ago · Buick-3800 engine’s coolant leaks particularly in engines of Series II 3800. Joined Jul 28, 2014. While the stroke for the 3. 8L engine remained at 3. Buick is a division of the American automobile manufacturer General Motors (GM). 8L) V6 engine sensor location pictures and descriptions. The plastic coolant elbows on the front of the 3800 motors crack and leak, as do the plastic intake manifold gaskets. depends, there is a 3800, and a 3800 series 2 and a series 3 as well, the series 1 was a good motor,, the series 2 has , or can have problems with the Plastic intake melting from the EGR tube into the coolent passages near the throttle, and flooding the engine without warning full of engine coolent,, the series 3 when to a cast alum intake again,,. com Member Today! In 20 seconds you can become part of the worlds largest and oldest community discussing General Motors, Chevrolet and GMC branded pickups, crossovers, and SUVs. Choose Options. Coolant tank failed and leaked coolant. 3800 series II engine. HEY GUY'S MY 98 GRAND PRIX WITH 3800 SERIES II MOTOR WAS LEAKING OIL OUT OF THE LOWER INTAKE. Re: 2006 lucent coolant leak 3800 series. I never did pinpoint the source although my wild guess is the throttle body gasket. The moment the coolant levels goes too low, the engine would gradually begin to overheat. Coolant Leaking From Intake Gaskets (GM 3. There WAS an Oldsmobile variant of the engine with an extra head bolt per cylinder, but that's it. 8 liter came in with an antifreeze Leek, customer stated the water pump had failed. The first was the gasket between the throttle body and the intake plenum. 34 603-5104 Coolant Reservoir Assembly, Front, Spring Loaded Twist with Dual Vacuum Ports. I ordered these to replace the plastic coolant elbows on my wife's 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3. It has developed a coolant leak in a 90 degree elbow heater hose fitting - Answered by a verified Buick Mechanic We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. P/N: 0A6LP-G00101. You can rent a coolant pressure tester from an auto supply store. I recently purchased a 1996 Buick Regal coupe with the 3800 Series II has just over 110k previous one owner. The Buick 231 cu. impailass said: About to do a coolant flush on my 04, 3800 Series II. Thanks for watching!. May 11, 2016 · Q: I think that my car has a cracked coolant bypass tube. Mass Airflow Sensor (MAF) Idle Air Control Motor (IAC) Coolant temperature sensor. 0 out of 5. 86s - Detroit lockers - 110" wheelbase. In speaking with my mechanic > he says this issue is very common with these motors because the manifold is > made of some composite plastic that warps when the engine gets hot. I do agree that the plastic elbow thingy is the only thing wrong with the 3800s, series I and II had the elbow, not sure about III. 97 Buick Riviera leaks coolant. This modular core design. 300 & 500 Series Handpiece Control Block Service Tip: Water Coolant Adjustment Water Coolant Adjustment 1) Close all control valves: Drive Air, Air Coolant, and Water Coolant. To make the engine smoother, GM put a balance shaft in the lifter valley. It appear's that one gaskets is letting coolant out the top of the engine. Can’t even see the coolant in the oil with the naked eye, so hopefully can nip it in the bud right now. starstarstarstar. 8L The car is losing coolant and the local garage can't find anything wrong. Aug 01, 2021 · 1958 235ci L6 Engine from a 3/4-ton truck-- Adam "engineerd" Friedman documented the process as he went along The Buick 3800 V6 is a fairly reliable engine, but coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold have been a problem. The seepage of coolant past the leaky gasket leads to overheating, and may. 5 million vehicles with this engine on April 14, 2009 due to risk of fire from engine oil leaking under the valve cover gaskets onto hot exhaust manifolds. Failed emissions. 3800 Series II Partially Seized On Start. Radiator Coolant Hose Replacement Kit For Land Rover Discovery Series II. I understand what it actually does, but I don't understand the description in the software as it relates to the table provided. The problem can also be a leaking coolant bypass tube, and this video will show you how to diagnose and fix that problem. Average repair cost is $830 at 128,600 miles. L36 Upper Intake. 8" (97 mm), the engine architecture changed dramatically. 2001 Impala LS 3800 V6 with 42K, and a big fat leaking intake plenum. Nov 21, 2011 The car has a leak. 8-liter V6 engine is a popular engine used by GM in several vehicle lines, including Pontiac, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile and Buick. Vehicle for demonstration is a 1989 Buick Lesabre Works for any Buick, GM, Oldsmobile, or Pontiac with the 3. Water pumps are designed to last at least 100,000 miles, however, if your water pump fails, you should replace it with a high. This was found wit. Buick was the first production automobile maker in the world to equip its cars with overhead valve engines, which it did In the year 1904. The deck height is shorter than the Series I, which reduced its weight. If you need durable gaskets to prevent leaks on your vehicle, Fel-Pro is the way to go. The last number in a P0300 series code tells you which cylinder is misfiring. Feb 17, 2009 · First off I apologize if this is the wrong place. 5hrs having absolutely no issues with vibration, shifting, power, cooling, idling, noise, or codes being thrown. Removing the spark plugs will allow the engine to turn over pushing the coolant out of the spark plug holes. December 2011. Coolant / Anti freeze leak. Diagram 1985 Buick Lesabre Vacuum Diagram Full Version Hd Quality. Can’t even see the coolant in the oil with the naked eye, so hopefully can nip it in the bud right now. ) (Continued) (Anti-freeze) • There are two types of anti-freeze available: use the permanent type (PT) for this engine. Page 33 Engine Mechanics Removal and Installation To permit the coolant connection in the V-space of the engine to be removed and installed, the two large connections in the coolant connection housing can be pushed in/pulled. I have a 2002 Camaro with a 3800 Series II engine and I just got threw replacing the whole coolant system, hoses and all, and the system is building up too much pressure and so the fluid is spewing o. Output is sent to all four wheels via a 4-speed automatic transmission and a full-time 4-wheel drive system with a 2-speed transfer case. It's a pain to get the back 3, but it can be done. You pull the knock sensor to drain the block. Also that is a pontiac grand prix with the 3800 most likely series II motor. Test-drive the vehicle. I popped the hood and saw that nearly half of the serpentine belt had broken off. The upper intake manifold may develop an internal coolant leak causing one or more cylinders to fill with coolant. 3100 & 3800 Series II: 3. They were identified in two phases. Can’t even see the coolant in the oil with the naked eye, so hopefully can nip it in the bud right now. Perhaps that might indicate a head gasket leak that's leaking right into a cylinder and the coolant is getting burned, hence no drips or puddles and none in the oil. Leaking coolant. Often when it begins to fail, the car will show the symptoms of a head gasket failure, however actual head gaskets failing on this engine is VERY rare. I have a 1999 Camaro with a 3800 series II engine. How to flush out the radiator and add fresh coolant (antifreeze) to the GM 3800 Series II 3. 8 V6 Series II? Posted by: ajakeski. com: Car complaints, LeSabre …. Adding engine coolant (also known as antifreeze) to your 1998 Buick Park Avenue is pretty easy. ----markwb 2001 Bonneville SLE. > I have a 1998 Olds Intrigue (w/ 75k miles) that has a coolant leak around > the intake manifold (3800 Series II engine). Series I and II only share rear door skins; every other exterior panel is altered. Well all, here it goes I have a 1997 Grand Prix with the 3800 series 2. 11-08-2007, 08:33 PM. The mechinic said in could be the Intake mainfold upper and lower, head gaskets or the throttle body gasket's. Also that is a pontiac grand prix with the 3800 most likely series II motor. I guess my question is which are the most likely culprits of fluid leaks on a '94 Transport with the 3800 Series I engine. GM "Low Coolant" Light Flashing Repair Guide. 83 Ft-Lbs 106 In-Lbs 11. Item: 9370D2. I have a 1999 Camaro with a 3800 series II engine. About 4 moths ago, I got the "check engine light" on and a clacking noise coming from the (lower part) of the engine. Oddly enough, the belt tensioner on these engines has coolant running thru it. Series II 3800 intake leak pics. You can replace a damaged water pump in this engine if the vehicle begins displaying signs of water pump failure. 1 series 3100 V6. I ordered these to replace the plastic coolant elbows on my wife's 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3. Intestinalworm, Feb 5, 2018 #11. After all these years I would leave it alone. I have had the coolant flushed and was informed that a pressure test of the cooling system revealed air leaking only at the radiator c …. I have a 99 LR series II with 117K miles on it. My 1998 Series II 3800 lower intake gaskets failed at 83,000 or so over a year ago. View store information. Upon futher careful inspection it became evident that the coolant was leaking from where the belt tensioner connects to the engine block. Intake Manifold Coolant Leaks The Buick 3800 V6 is a fairly reliable engine, but coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake …. I just bought this car about 3 weeks ago. Replaceable EMOS2 sensor, sensor filter, and sensor tip. Reliable, and will get you to work everyday. Oil leak discovered and repaired Timing belt noted to be defective and was replaced. So that way when i finally got to install the PnP heads with #136 springs, bigger Intake and Exhaust valves, Bigger Cam ( ZZP'S stg 4 turbo cam ), ls7 lifters, on top of. 8 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine. Various vacuum hose and manifold leaks. This would be back by the firewall but lower on the engine. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir, hoses and connections on your 2003 LeSabre Custom are located and the steps needed to fix minor leaks. In speaking with my mechanic > he says this issue is very common with these motors because the manifold is > made of some composite plastic that warps when the engine gets hot. Coolant / Anti freeze leak. Date: 02:27 AM Jan 6, 2014. The OEM intake manifold gasket tends to deteriorate after 60,000 or so miles in the area that seals the cylinder head coolant passage to the manifold. Each Diagram that is requested has to be hand selected and sent. look for coolant under car = leak. Some oil in a 3800 Series II engine intake is normal, due to the crankcase ventilation system some oil will get pulled into the intake naturally, but it should not be much. 8 V6 (BULLETPROOF) Simple Ways to tell if your GM 3 8 Series II Intake Gaskets are Leaking Disassembling a GM 3800 series 2 V6 Page 4/47. There have been no coolant leaks! Seems totally out of the blue! Bang - all coolant gone! Then again, original hoses in a 2003 Disco that has done 200,000km! Wish I'd moved on this job ahead of some of the others! Last edited: Feb 5, 2018. 8L Series II lower intake gaskets are leaking. From buying research to owner support, join 1. This would be back by the firewall but lower on the engine. I drove about 5 miles down road the Service Engine light came on and my car started to miss bad and now barely runs? My Anti freeze is low and there are no leaks under the car? Car has 84000 miles on it. Coolant leaking onto the ground under the vehicle while it is stationary; Regular or quick engine overheating; How Much Will Intake Manifold Repair Cost at a Garage? Although the cost of replacing an intake manifold will vary depending on the make and model of the car, many estimates have the cost of the part at around $300, with much of the. I noticed the coolant leak the other day. Average repair cost is $1,070 at 99,350 miles. It's low or stable. It appear's that one gaskets is letting coolant out the top of the engine. OLM was up, was gonna change regardless. An increase in NOx could be caused by a vacuum leak, a clogged fuel injector, low fuel pressure or a leaking head gasket. February 3, 2013 at 3:42:00 PM PST. This is why fixing coolant leaks. 3100 & 3800 Series II: 3. A 3800 Series II L67 Supercharged engine in a 1998 Buick Regal GS. Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5PM EST. or external coolant leak. The coolant ports that deliver coolant to the throttle body now have press-in, one-piece o-rings. Replacement Cost of Intake Manifold Gasket. It seems to be a plastic 90 degree angle elbow about 2" by 2" with maybe an "O" ring near each end. I have a 1999 Camaro with a 3800 series II engine. #2 · 10 mo ago. I never did pinpoint the source although my wild guess is the throttle body gasket. 15 High engine coolant temperature Check coolant level. We install our aftermarket Mustang parts to guarantee fit & finish. My question is how. Hi, Year:2007 Make:Buick Engine:Series III 3. Keep a garden hose in the fill. I have oil in the radiator but no water in the oil. GM 3800 series 2 V6 engine. Buick Lesabre 1997 3. ) (Continued) (Anti-freeze) • There are two types of anti-freeze available: use the permanent type (PT) for this engine. You may know when this is happening because the smell of coolant will be in the cabin and it is a very distinct smell. The moment the coolant levels goes too low, the engine would gradually begin to overheat. Serpentine belt falls off while driving. Inspect and clean the radiator. Item: 9370D2. Thanks alot. One was the coolant temperature sensor, which backed itself out of its hole. Your leak sounds like the same issue I am fighting with on my '06 GP with 3800 Series 3 engine. Starting with the 3800 Series II motors through the end of production, the bolt pattern was the GM metric pattern, as originally used on the 60 degree V6 motors like the 2. Radiator Coolant Hose Replacement Kit For Land Rover Discovery Series II. I plan on removing the Dexcool too when I do this and use universal coolant, tired to Dexcool. I guess my question is which are the most likely culprits of fluid leaks on a '94 Transport with the 3800 Series I engine. 2001 Impala LS 3800 V6 with 42K, and a big fat leaking intake plenum. Vehicle for demonstration is a 1989 Buick Lesabre Works for any Buick, GM, Oldsmobile, or Pontiac with the 3. Plastic bypass hose to coolant tank broke. Participant. Colorado Springs. If the code is returned, arrange for repair at the first convenient opportunity through a John Deere dealer. 116k Miles on everything. 6 people found this helpful. The 2005 L67 in my car had two coolant leaks that I caught. 0L Cooling Systems Posted to European Engine on 5/5/2011 7 Replies Coolant leak at timing cover/block area, water pump attaches to timing cover and feeds coolant through timing cover-the gasket at the block to timing cover is leaking, need to know how dificult and do you req replacing oil pan gasket, etc. If the vacuum system in your vehicle is leaking, your vehicle may not operate at its full efficiency. Gm 3800 Coolant Leak Belt Tensioner Elbows Water Pump And. May 11, 2016 · Q: I think that my car has a cracked coolant bypass tube. The Series II motor is the L36 97 - 03 The Series III motor is the L26 and went 04*ish to 08 The ishs are because some of the motors in 04 are series III with Series II conecting rods(*There is an aluminum oil pan in some series III engines 05+ and all Series III engines 06+ There are two Supercharged motors. 8L V6 L67 or L36 engine in a 1997 to 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix. Surging and bucking under various throttle loads. I have had the coolant flushed and was informed that a pressure test of the cooling system revealed air leaking only at the radiator c …. Thanks! David Team Octane - 2002 Chevrolet Impala LS (3800 Series II N/A) - 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis LS (4. 8L coolant elbows, located on the tensioner. There is a TSB on this issue: see below: Engine Coolant Consumption or Coolant Leak (Inspect for Material. Coolant attacks those pretty good over time. Supercharged 3800 Series II. Remove the thermostat and flush the system with the engine running and radiator plug out. No coolant leak. Water pumps are designed to last at least 100,000 miles, however, if your water pump fails, you should replace it with a high. 8L 3800 series II Cooling system piece broken and leaking. Replacement of the stock Fiero Engine with a 3800 Supercharged Engine is one of the highest levels of engine upgrade that you can perform to your Fiero. However, the Dorman Vin "K" UIM is only applicable to 97 - 03 model Grand Prixs since both the 95 and 96 Grand Prixs were never delivered with the SII 3800 only the 3. 2000 Chevy Impala 3. My 2006 Lacrosse (3. Dec 21, 2009. Failed emissions. From buying research to owner support, join 1. Coolant leaking onto the ground under the vehicle while it is stationary; Regular or quick engine overheating; How Much Will Intake Manifold Repair Cost at a Garage? Although the cost of replacing an intake manifold will vary depending on the make and model of the car, many estimates have the cost of the part at around $300, with much of the. ) Either the color of the engine oil will be an off-white/tan color or. 3800 series II engine. 97 Buick Riviera leaks coolant. L36 Upper Intake. Information on these parts can be beneficial as they can both experience leaks leading to other problems if left unchecked. 2) Remove the handpiece from the handpiece holder. 3800 series II motor. igue; 1995-’99 Pontiac Bonneville; and 1997-’99 Pontiac Grand Prix with the 3. I guess that if you are seeing coolant pooling like that, the imperishable 3800 engine. #4 · Nov 11, 2013. Vacuum Diagrams This is not an automated service. Skip to first unread message finally have a far better insight to this whole design flaw 3800 II. If you see no external leaks, or if it has a small leak from the throttle body area (dirver's side), then it's most likely an upper plenum gasket failure, not a bad plenum. My question is how. Found water in the intake manifold and a little in the oil. The moment the coolant levels goes too low, the engine would gradually begin to overheat. Some Disco 2 owners have reported coolant leaks from the sight glass area. Dec 31, 2011 · The only way they'll be close to each other in temp is when the Jeep has been sitting overnight and the coolant temp is near ambient temp, which the battery will be too. Bring our top-quality tools to professional technicians at countless dealerships and garages. Buick 3800 Engine Problem Diagnostics. By Ben Bruce aka First Born, January 28, 2016 in Buick - General. 1995 3800 series II 1995 3800 series II. I have a 99 LR series II with 117K miles on it. It permanently repairs leaks in the head gasket, block, radiator, heater core, freeze plug and water pump casing. The MAP sensor monitors manifold pressure (vacuum or boost) and fueling is adjusted by the PCM. February 3, 2013 at 3:42:00 PM PST. The heater bypass hose/fitting is located under the alternator and circulates coolant between the water pump and intake manifold. Coolant leaking onto the ground under the vehicle while it is stationary; Regular or quick engine overheating; How Much Will Intake Manifold Repair Cost at a Garage? Although the cost of replacing an intake manifold will vary depending on the make and model of the car, many estimates have the cost of the part at around $300, with much of the. Now I'm thinking intake manifold gasket, but I'm not sure if that could cause the problem I'm. 8-liter V6 engine. 1994-95 Chevy, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac cars using the 2. 8L Series II V6: 3800 SC 3. chubbysumo. Joined Sep 20, 2012. Picked this car up for $800. (Page 1 of 2). Diagram 1985 Buick Lesabre Vacuum Diagram Full Version Hd Quality. 2008 Buick Lucerne. Inspect and clean the radiator. They were identified in two phases. The 3800 can take coolant leaks better then any other engine I've seen. 8L was offered in the 1975 model year. COOLANT RESERVOIRS AND CAPS 603-5101 C Coolant Reservoir Assembly, Spring Loaded Twist, with Mounting Hardware, with 3 Ports International 3800, 4700, 4700LP, 4700LPX, 4800, 4900 2002 2008 2002105C3, 575. It seems to be a plastic 90 degree angle elbow about 2" by 2" with maybe an "O" ring near each end. Well it would seem that 3800 come in pairs After my last 03 Impala with the Series II 3800 engine leaking coolant out of the elbows I had a 1999 Buick …. The other day the low coolant light came on and steam started rising from the hood. An increase in NOx could be caused by a vacuum leak, a clogged fuel injector, low fuel pressure or a leaking head gasket. Can’t even see the coolant in the oil with the naked eye, so hopefully can nip it in the bud right now. A head gasket seals an engine as well as the pathways of oil and coolant within the engine. w/ Plastic Intake …. The OEM intake manifold gasket tends to …. 2) Remove the handpiece from the handpiece holder. The supercharged Series II engine that came out. How do I replace this? Is i … read more. No more coolant in the oil pan either. It has developed a coolant leak in a 90 degree elbow heater hose fitting - Answered by a verified Buick …. Vehicle was sucking coolant for a week or so, (as they do) and when the owner added coolant to the rad to try to stop it, he finally put in a bottle of bars rad stop leak as a last ditch try as his wife really needed. Post Reply Email This Page to Someone! 87GT - 3800SC Series III engine, 3. So unless they let it eat coolant for a long time without changing the oil, you should be OK. The MAP sensor monitors manifold pressure (vacuum or boost) and fueling is adjusted by the PCM. 3800 intake manifold leak keyword after analyzing the system lists the list of keywords related and the list of websites with related content, in addition you can see which keywords most interested customers on the this website. Both are avoidable, and fairly easy to fix. Head gaskets on this engine can go out every 35k. I ordered these to replace the plastic coolant elbows on my wife's 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3. Squeeze the upper radiator hose to expel any trapped air. Mar 15, 2018 · I have a 98 buick leaking coolant, and over heating at first I thought it was the radiator until I noticed the leak close to the top of the engine by the cap for the oil. I had a '96 Lumina with the 3100 have the lower manifold gasket fail, uncle has a '97 or '98 lumina with the 3100, lower manifold gasket failure, my sisters '00 Impala LS with the 3800 series II. Trusted by professional mechanics, technicians and motorists alike, K-Seal is suitable for use. It's a pain to get the back 3, but it can be done. I have a 1999 Camaro with a 3800 series II engine. How to flush out the radiator and add fresh coolant (antifreeze) to the GM 3800 Series II 3. 8L Series II V6: 3800 SC 3. A head gasket seals an engine as well as the pathways of oil and coolant within the engine. The plastic ones finally got too old to withstand the temperature and began cracking and leaking. The problem can also be a leaking coolant bypass tube, and this video will show you how to diagnose and fix that problem. Had the front valve cover gasket replaced today and the mechanic mentioned the Intake Manifold gasket needed replaced. February 3, 2013 at 3:42:00 PM PST. The stock intake warps in many cars causing a coolant leak. The OEM intake manifold gasket tends to …. Our Price: 519. Found water in the intake manifold and a little in the oil. ECU 000110. Item: 9370D2. This is a modified 3800 intake. I Have A 96 Buick Riviera With The 3800 Series Ii. 8 V6 (BULLETPROOF) Simple Ways to tell if your GM 3 8 Series II Intake Gaskets are Leaking Disassembling a GM 3800 series 2 V6 Page 4/47. 8 liter came in with an antifreeze Leek, customer stated the water pump had failed. 8L V6 engine has had a production run lasting more than 30 years. He did say that my. It is leakinging on the back side of the engine above the power-steering pump. 8-liter V6 engine. Engine is a V6 3800 Series II, supercharged. 3800 Series 2 Engine Diagram | Automotive Parts Diagram Images The Buick 3800 V6 is a fairly reliable engine, but coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold have been a problem. Previous owner took it on trips to Jersey, made it there and back, No issue. white exhaust smoke = cracked head/gasket. after a quick description over the phone i had a. I do agree that the plastic elbow thingy is the only thing wrong …. Engine Series: Servicing Tips for the GM 3800 Series II Engine. The coolant is routed from a sectioned bottom tank up the front side, over the top of the core and down the engine side of the core to the bottom tank. Had the front valve cover gasket replaced today and the mechanic mentioned the Intake Manifold gasket needed replaced. 8 GM Series II Intake Manifold coolant leak causing hydro lock. Page 33 Engine Mechanics Removal and Installation To permit the coolant connection in the V-space of the engine to be removed and installed, the two large connections in the coolant connection housing can be pushed in/pulled. I found the leak, its a typical 3800 series leak. One of the few trouble spots has been coolant leaks on the Series II 3800 engines with the plastic intake manifold. If the leak is slow, you won't see any water because it will evaporate on the hot engine. Only 17 left in stock - order soon. Replacing the power steering pump on a 2000 Buick Regal, with a 3800 Series 2 engine (3. A problem with the input voltage of the engine coolant temperature sensor. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. Some installers/customers may comment on excessiveengine coolant consumption, or an engine coolant leak near or under thethrottle body area of the upper intake manifold. The mechinic said in could be the Intake mainfold upper and lower, head gaskets or the throttle body gasket's. The engine had problems with the intake plenum leaking coolant, because of the egr system. Arrange repair as soon as possible through a John Deere dealer. So the best thing to do is a visual inspection underneath the engine and around the area of valve covers to include intake manifold. The L67 is the supercharged version of the Series II L36 and appeared in 1996, one year after the normally-aspirated version. Item: HOSEKIT106. I am looking for others that have had this experience with there GM 3800 series II engine made from 1996 to 2003. (Page 1 of 2) Grand Prix 3800 Series V6. Page 33 Engine Mechanics Removal and Installation To permit the coolant connection in the V-space of the engine to be removed and installed, the two large connections in the coolant connection housing can be pushed in/pulled. 3800 Series II Partially Seized On Start. INTENSE Racing leads the market in quality performance parts for 3800 Series II and Series III engines, often found in Grand Prix, Monte Carlo, Impala, Regal, Bonneville, Fiero, and Brunton Stalker vehicles. Coolant leaks from the back of the cylinder head. Last $150 to flush system out, possible clogged radiator. Clouds of white smoke and shuddering. Head Gasket Leak Head Gasket Leak. This system has it all–customizable organization, high-end features, and expansion options. An increase in NOx could be caused by a vacuum leak, a clogged fuel injector, low fuel pressure or a leaking head gasket. 8L GM car or mini-van and once open, check the engine oil by pulling out the engine's oil dipstick. When it leaks again next try to watch behind the pulley area and see if you notice coolant coming from there. # mpn349949328. 2003 Buick Lesabre Wiring Diagram Free Picture Invensys Wiring. chubbysumo. It keeps material moving with the reliability and low operating costs you expect from Caterpillar machines. 8" pulley, a different throttle body, fuel injectors, cylinder heads, and lower intake manifold. After a few years these plastic parts crack and leak coolant. A head gasket seals an engine as well as the pathways of oil and coolant within the engine. 3800 II - Coolant Temp Sensor Type: Dim: Length: Head: Hexagon Grade: Exhaust Manifold To Cylinder Head 8. L36 Upper Intake. 1 hour ago · Buick-3800 engine’s coolant leaks particularly in engines of Series II 3800. How To Replace Intake Manifold GM 3800 3. 1 series 3100 V6. The oil smell may be old oil burning off. Overview: This guide covers removal and reinstallation of both the Harmonic Balancer and Crankshaft Position Sensor on a Series II/Series III 3800. Not likely to occur in a 2007-2008 series 3 engines unless the coolant has not been changed properly. Going through a quart or more of oil a week. If you still see the listing, it is still for sale. Perhaps that might indicate a head gasket leak that's leaking right into a cylinder and the coolant is getting burned, hence no drips or puddles and none in the oil. Coolant Change Guide: 32. Kit # 9370D2SKA Installing the Coolant Hoses & Thermostat on Discovery Series II, 1999 - 2004, 8-Cylinder Gasoline, North American SpecificationsHi I'm Doug, your tech support representative for Atlantic British, and in this video we are going to touch base and introduce our hose and thermostat kit for the Discovery 2, 1999 to 2004. The coolant is routed from a sectioned bottom tank up the front side, over the top of the core and down the engine side of the core to the bottom tank. October 03, 2005 01:00 AM. Only 17 left in stock - order soon. Pop the hood on your 3. GM recalled 1. Needs a little work. 8L WATER PUMP GM, BUICK, CHEVY, PONTIAC replacement FAST! 3800 series II 95-05 Olds Serpentine Belt Replacement GM 3. 25 shipping. Some intake manifold gaskets also seal engine coolant, and if the gasket wears out it may lead to a coolant leak. Start the car and check for leaks when the engine reaches normal operating temperature. 2002 Pontiac Firebird Generally after a large repair where you have the intake or heads off you may have residual oil or coolant get into the cylinder and it has to burn off. A 3800 Series II L67 Supercharged engine in a 1998 Buick Regal GS. # mpn349949328. Looking to buy this 99 Grand Prix, has L67, I know the 3800 Series II has the intake manifold coolant leak issues, and wanted to swap the intake manifold with …. 8L The car is losing coolant and the local garage can’t find anything wrong. he says this …. Not likely to occur in a series 1 engine unless DexCool coolant has been used or the LIM gasket is older than 25 years. Figuring out a miss in the 01 Buick Lesabre BEST ENGINE IN THE WORLD 3. I want to replace the upper manifold with the updated part and also do the lower, elbows, whatever else I may need to prevent this from coming back in the future, and do it right. Average repair cost is $830 at 128,600 miles. About 4 moths ago, I got the "check engine light" on and a clacking noise coming from the (lower part) of the engine. Make sure to check your engine when it is cold for an accurate reading. In 2008 Lucernes with the 3. Pop the hood on your 3. depends, there is a 3800, and a 3800 series 2 and a series 3 as well, the series 1 was a good motor,, the series 2 has , or can have problems with the Plastic intake melting from the EGR tube into the coolent passages near the throttle, and flooding the engine without warning full of engine coolent,, the series 3 when to a cast alum intake again,,. D6R Series II Track-Type Tractor The D6R Series II power, response and control deliver more production at lower cost-per-yard. 8L V6 engine has had a production run lasting more than 30 years. From buying research to owner support, join 1. This flow pattern allows the coolant to pass through the radiator twice for better cooling. The drop will be from the steady reading shown by the pointer to a reading of 10" to 12" Hg or less.
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