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Old 12-06-2007, 05:47 PM   #11
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I wouldn't drive it if I planned to not do an engine swap.
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Definitely with these guys. You've got AAA. Get it towed if you're within your range.
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Old 12-06-2007, 08:27 PM   #13
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Quote:
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never seen or heard of a true head gasket failure on a 3800 in all the years I've been following them.
i wouldnt recommending using blanket statements like that.....i have seen a few on 3800 pro.....and one recently that was posted on here from a Intrigue forum

what ever the case may be i wouldnt be driving it
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Old 12-06-2007, 09:16 PM   #14
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Try this, Pat. With over 7000 members, we've never seen a confirmed head gasket failure on this forum in 5 years.

Is that easier to understand?

(3800pro.com is alot more likely to see engines that owners have been into themselves, and retorquing heads on a 3800 is both an art and a science, with a little luck thrown in)
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Its the LIM i got it back here with no problems...accept probably the repair bill when i get it
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Told ya!

Glad you're getting it fixed.
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Old 12-08-2007, 12:53 PM   #17
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Man, you couldn't have paid me to drive a car with a problem like that, that far. I probably would have had a panic attack lol.
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Old 12-08-2007, 03:00 PM   #18
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Is this the 03'? How many miles are on it? I'm surprised that the LIM would go bad on such a new car.
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