WHY INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKETS ARE IMPORTANT

WHY INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKETS ARE IMPORTANT

Car engines can barely function without intake manifold gaskets

Gaskets secure the gap between the intake manifold and engine, preventing air and coolant from leaking out.

They keep the

 GOOD  STUFF

IN

and the

  BAD STUFF

OUT

The rubber seal keeps coolant  from spilling out and prevents contaminants from entering the combustion chamber.

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However, intake manifold gaskets

Intense heat and pressure in the engine can cause gaskets to crack.

CAN FAIL 

CAN FAIL 

OVERTIME 

OVERTIME 

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A bad intake manifold gasket

CAN CAUSE 

PROBLEMS 

Such as...

OVERHEATING

1

Coolant can leak out of a cracked gasket and cause the engine to overheat.

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2

3

COOLANT LOSS

1

A coolant puddle can form under the vehicle and put humans and pets at risk.

2

3

REDUCED  ENGINE POWER, ACCELERATION,  AND POOR FUEL ECONOMY

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A cracked gasket can create a vacuum leak that disrupts the engine’s air-fuel ratio.

1

2

3

Consult with a mechanic right away to figure out the right fix.

What should you do if your vehicle exhibits these symptoms?

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The intake manifold gasket

MIGHT NOT BE  THE ONLY THING THAT’S FAULTY

Some symptoms can indicate issues with other parts.

Replace your faulty parts today

TO PREVENT 

EXPENSIVE 

REPAIRS

TOMORROW