MANIFOLD GASKET

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  • jistetz
  • 1988 Mazda MX6
  • 95,000 miles

How long should it take to replace the exhaust manifold gasket? It also idles rough, and heard it might be a vacuum leak. That yr vehicle has tons of vacuum lines. Where 2 start?

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 AT 9:37 PM

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  • rasmataz
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Dunno the labor time on it and the cost, it varies with location-try cleaning out the idle air control valve/EGR valve and see what happens

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 AT 9:43 PM
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  • saturntech9
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It all depends on your skill level of working on cars. As far as looking for a vaccuum you start the engine get some carb spray and spray around al vaccuum sources. If the idle goes up or down stumbles or dies you found a vaccuum leak.

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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 AT 9:44 PM

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