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I agree with Gary's assessment about the Manifold gaskets. The Olds 3800 is a "workhorse" engine as is the 3.3, only you don't see much of the 3.3's on the shelf or in the shop. As this is an older piece of iron it stands to reason that the gaskets may need replacing. If you have a tuned ear you can hear a leak or at least hear the approximate location of ...


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if you have an idle and stalling problem with a 3800 series 2, don't mess around with it. change the upper and lower intake manifold gaskets, and the upper plastic intake manifold plenum itself. and cross it off your list. that problem will drive you f-ing nuts. they can leak internally and defy all diagnostics. the lower intake manifold can leak vacuum ...


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I suspect the part that the mechanic may have been referring to was the Oil Cooler. I'm not familiar with this specific vehicle but many engines employ an oil cooler which uses engine coolant to cool the oil. This takes in oil under pressure from the oil pump and feeds it back into the oil system, on it's coolant side, it takes coolant in from the water ...


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It could be like what the mechanic said and would not be too expensive to fix You only need to change the radiator. Now you have had overheating, which is an engine destroyer, and you heard knocking sound, which does not sound too good. The engine "head" might have warped causing the oil to leak into coolant through the head gasket which is sandwiched ...


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I am only answering where the sensor is located.This video explains the whole procedure is nicely. Including the location and how to replace it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2vXZbFjlxI


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My research shows that there isn't a coolant level sensor (though my research could be flawed) in the A4 1.6L vehicle. It just has a temperature sensor. While this could be your issue, you should change out this sensor since you've already purchased it anyway (it seems the part itself is not that expensive anyway). You'll also want to check to see if there ...


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After days of research on this exact topic I think I have an answer to fix our problem. To fix your problem I would first change the ignition coil and ignition control module. Both are next to each other and are attached to a small metal bracket bolted to the top of the motor just to the passengers side of the air intake/ throttle body. P.S. From the ECM ...


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I have an 1985.5 Volkswagen (VW) Vanagon which has a 1.9L H4 with engine seals that are known to fair early and often with phosphate-containing coolants. The partially-redesigned 1986 2.1L engine speicifies use of phosphate-free as well to address this issue, but there was no apparent redress of this 1980-1985.5 models. I'm taking my recent cooling system ...


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I got my sister's '88 Civic with 120,000 miles in '97. It currently has 383,000 miles on it. Always starts and averages 45-47 mpg on highway (one hour 50 mile trips to work). I maintain it well. Have never flushed cooling system. Use Wal-mart green antifreeze. Change every three years. Including original water pump, car has had three. None have ever ...



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