Mmprince4000 is correct, they did recall some. I did check before my first post, I did not find any recalls of the intake or gasket for your model year, but there are technical service bulletins for the intake. Revised bulletin number 03-06-01-010C for the 3.1 and 04-06-01-017 for the 3.8 litre engines.
Technical service bulletins give information of an updated part or repair proceedure, but are not covered under warranty past the original factory warranty. But as mmprince4000 said, you should definately check with the dealer first.
Also, the service manager at a dealership does have the authority to do repairs under warranty past the expiration date but runs the risk on the manufacturer not reimbursing the dealership for the repairs. With known conditions like this they may offer a 50/50 split of the repair cost to the customer as well.
I would recommend contacting your local Pontiac (GM) Dealer and seeing if they would be able to help you out with this.
Ask to speak to the service manager. Settting up a good repore with the service manager is important. They are more willing to help out regular customers and people that approach them with a positive attitude.
Hope this helps, let me know.
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 AT 12:27 PM