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Old 03-19-2008, 11:58 PM   #1
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I smelled some coolant and checked the engine to see a little bit of coolant leaking from the UIM. My question to you guys is, how long do i have before this needs to be addressed?
I know most of you will say as soon as possible but i dont have access to tools and would have to find a break between school/work.
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anything later than now is a gambling game, how lucky are you?

what does your oil look like?
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ya know thats a good question, i didnt think of that. I'll have to wait till tomorrow to check that out.
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Just a quick question before i go to the mechanic, If its my UIM. Do i need to replace the LIM gasket also? what have others been doing when they have had a failed UIM?
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You might as well be safe and get the LIM done to.
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I got a quote today for a UIM replacement kit, coolant flush, oil change, + labor to be around $630. Does that sound resonable?
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I'm not really up on charges for those things, but it sounds a couple of hundred high to me. Are you not dong the lower at the same time?
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I got a quote today for a UIM replacement kit, coolant flush, oil change, + labor to be around $630. Does that sound resonable?

I got mine done for about 675 so yea. But I had the LIM done.
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Make sure you replace it with a sleeved, reduced diameter egr. APN is a good choice.

Also, for LIM gaskets, preferred are GM'* Aluminum gaskets.

Hope you get that done quick, wouldn't want to see another engine death in the bonne family if it can be prevented.
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Yeah they are doing the LIM also. I think when i asked him, he thought i was asking about the LIM and not the gasket.
She should be done by the end of the day hopefully, want to get this UIM/LIM off of my mind.
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