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IHAVE A WITH 75000 MILES. ABOUT 2 QUARTS OF ANTI-FREEZE LEAKED THRU THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND THE CAR WOULD NOT START. A LOCAL GM DEALER PULLED THE ENGINE APART AND SAY THE ENGINE IS RUINED. WHAT DO YOU THINK. IS ANTI-FREEZE THAT COR

1997 Pontiac Bonneville • 75,000 miles

Can about 2 quarts of anti-freeze leaked thru the intake manifold into the engine ruin the engine?
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Sonny Metcalf
January 9, 2012.



Can hydrolock the engine-inspect the cylinders for coolant

Rasmataz
Jan 9, 2012.
The GM dealers shop says the anti-freeze damaged several internal parts and recommend replacing the engine. Manifold and head gaskets; other parts damaged.

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Sonny Metcalf
Jan 9, 2012.
Is the engine ruined?

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Sonny Metcalf
Jan 9, 2012.
Could be, will it turn over manually when turning the crankshaft pulley-if not its a goner

Rasmataz
Jan 10, 2012.