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Old 04-20-2009, 09:29 PM   #1
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Over the weekend, I changed the LIM gasket (I couldn't have done this without the help of this website). Is this typical of how the gasket blows out, or is this an extreme case?

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About right. Here was mine.

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It'* about typical, maybe a little worse. How many miles?
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I was thinking they looked a little like they got cooked. Was there a over heating problem?
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It has 130k, but the problem started around 110k.

It was overheating also, but the temp gauge wouldn't show it happening. I changed the sensor also.
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GM'* Dexcool coolant attacks the gaskets. Some people report better durability of the LIM gasket using standard coolant (which I am using now), so far so good.
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