• Tiny
  • raymond priestley
  • 1998 Cadillac Catera

Engine Cooling problem
1998 Cadillac Catera 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 86000 miles

If a mechanic did some work by replacing an intake manifold casket on both sides. Is it possible for them to have reach the oil cooler in some way. Also, can I check my self to see if the oil cooler is leaking. No oil in coolant. But he said to repace it at@ $1,100.

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 AT 12:48 PM

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  • Tiny
  • beeradfromthebu
  • Member

My 1998 catera recently got motor oil in the cooling system. (94k miles) - I am going to replace the oil cooler to fix this problem. Total cost to me is $326. I got the cooler at a 20% discount from the dealer - thru my job and I will be replacing it myself. Also, R& R intake manifold gaskets does not involve tinkering with the oil cooler at all - at 86k miles they are only suggesting to replace the cooler for maintenance. Who's your hero?

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Tuesday, October 5th, 2010 AT 10:07 PM

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