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Old 04-12-2014, 06:32 PM   #1
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New to the forum. I have 2000 Olds Alero 3.4L. There always to be something going on with this car so I'm sure I'll be asking a lot of questions on here. I like what I see!
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Welcome to the forum Zach. This is the time of year where everyone is getting back under the hood after a long winter season.
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Welcome to the forum, Zach! Any pics of your Alero? Any mods/upgrades planned?
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Thank you all! I suppose I could post some pics of the ol' Alero although it'* nothing special. No mods or anything. Just trying to take care of it with regular maintenance and getting things fixed right away. Hopefully it'* worth sticking a little money into. I know these cars don't have the best reputation.
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guess it depends how picky you are about having everything working. not likely going to happen on one of those. but if you just need a reliable commuter, that engine and trans are pretty good
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That'* good to know. I know the Intake Manifold Gasket is a common problem but I replaced that so I hope she holds up.
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thats the only problem some have, i had a 03 3400 and some models had the felpro update from the factory by then. i had about 200k on mine before i traded it in with no internal engine problems. you just have to keep up on the coolant changes. do it every couple years no matter what gm says
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Why are the coolant changes important?
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