Pontiac Montana Repair Question
3.4 intake gasket
update: I hooked up a scanner to read codes, and there is no power at the DLC connector. Any ideas where to look for a cause like this? thanks!
Thanks for the reply! I could not locate a bad fuse to the DLC, so decided to use a jumper wire with a 5amp fuse and backprobe the connector to supply 12v. It worked-powered up the scanner, read code (#2 cyl mis-fire). Problem was loose rocker arm. Re-torqued and all is running well so far. I was not able to pinpoint the noise from the stethlescope, but pulling the plug out to see it was fouled verified the cyliner location.
First check the fuse for the aldl connector-probably the same as the cigarette lighter.
Second, When the intake gasket goes on those, different problems can happen. It can push out coolant or oil, suck in coolant or oil or mix them. My guess is it may have mixed them but also sucked out oil. The lower end of the engine has probably spun bearings. The noise source can be deceiving.
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