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exhaust manifold leak problems

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by kmbonomo, Jul 25, 2001.

  1. kmbonomo

    kmbonomo 1/2 ton status

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    I had a exhaust manifold leak in the gasket on my k5 and replaced the manifold and gasket and now after a month its leaking again. anyone deal with this problem before...

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  2. Pugsley

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    I had that problem on my 292 - The old "sandwiching two exhaust gaskets" trick worked for me - eventually I'll take the manifold and have it trued, but the 2 gaskets work great for now!

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  3. newyorkin

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    I've had that problem on every Chevy 2.8 V6 I've ever owned. I would just tighten em up again every week or so, never really looked for a solution, so it'd be nice to see one. MMMM, gasket sandwich sounding good...



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  4. 4x4blazer

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    I ran in to this problem after installing my headers. I kept retightening the bolts everytime I heared it leak. I eventually put some lock-tight on the bolt threads and havent had a problem since.
     

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