Intake Manifold Gaskets Replacement Estimate for Cadillac Catera

Cadillac Catera Intake Manifold Gaskets Replacement costs $189 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$180 to $219
Labor: $105 -$144
Parts: $75
Average Dealer price
$290 to 318
Average Shop price
$219 to 244
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
2000 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIntake Manifold Gaskets ReplacementYourMechanic Price$186.05Shop/Dealer Price$244.43 - $333.81
1998 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIntake Manifold Gaskets ReplacementYourMechanic Price$205.55Shop/Dealer Price$271.40 - $365.53
2001 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIntake Manifold Gaskets ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.55Shop/Dealer Price$242.62 - $330.92
1999 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIntake Manifold Gaskets ReplacementYourMechanic Price$184.55Shop/Dealer Price$242.67 - $331.01
1997 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIntake Manifold Gaskets ReplacementYourMechanic Price$207.05Shop/Dealer Price$273.09 - $368.21
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Patrick
27 years of experience
My 2007 Cadillac SRX AWD V6 was pinging on acceleration, had lost engine pep and the gas mileage had dropped to about 10 miles per gallon. The car has 97,000 miles on it and Cadillac recommends changing spark plugs at 100,000 miles. I called Cadillac and got a quote of $ 550. Wow! I called your mechanic and got a quote for $ 299.00. I asked for Patrick, who I had used before. Patrick came and and did a pretty involved job disassembling the top of the engine to reach the spark plugs and replaced them in about 3 hours. Patrick noted that the old plugs were very worn and that the spark plug tubes and the spark tubes had oil at the bottom of them. He told me that might be because the seal at the bottom of the spark plug tubes had failed, allowing oil from inside the valve cover to get into the spark plug tubes. I did some research and found that these seals failing is a relatively common issue in SRX's as well as other vehicles. The seals are not expensive but it appears that to replace them, the top of the engine would need to be disassembled again plus the valve cover on each side would also have to be removed, Then the seals could be installed and everything reassembled. That's most likely an expensive job. I drove the car after the new plugs were installed. Quite a difference. The car has its pep back, the mileage is starting to rise back to normal levels, and although I still get a slight ping at times, at this point it is about 90 % less than I was getting. My question is if I do nothing about the spark plug tube seals, will my issues return? Notes about this indicate that at some point the spark plugs are fouled enough to cause engine error faults and misfires if the spark plug tube seals are not replaced. Now I have to decide if I want to spend the money to have the new seals installed or take my chances and see what happens. If you read this Patrick, I would appreciate your best guess. Patrick is a very good mechanic. My dad ran an auto parts store, a garage and a machine shop for 25 years so I do know a few things about cars and know a good mechanic when I see one. If you need an excellent mechanic who is also honest, look no further than Patrick.
2007 CADILLAC SRX - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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Richard
16 years of experience
I was very impressed with Richards ability to resolve the problem with my car, he went above and beyond to make sure the repair was correct and his knowledge was unsurpassed when he had to trouble shoot a part problem. Very happy that I had this person doing the work. I have another repair scheduled and am looking forward to working with Richard again. I would recommend this mechanic to anyone that needs work in my area.
2005 CADILLAC CTS - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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Rocco
17 years of experience
Rocco is a great representative for your company.
2010 CADILLAC CTS - OIL CHANGE
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Matthew
12 years of experience
on time for appointment did excellent job on my repair job friendly courteous would recommend to anyone
2008 CADILLAC CTS - ALTERNATOR REPAIR
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All about Intake Manifold Gaskets Replacement

The intake manifold is an aluminum, steel or plastic cover that sits on top of the engine. It is attached to the top of the engine by an intake manifold gasket (or gaskets) that is made of plastic and rubber. The intake manifold directs the air-fuel mixture in the engine to the corresponding cylinder where it is burned to produce power. The coolant flows through the intake manifold to the cylinder heads to reduce engine temperature. Expansion, contraction, and heat from the engine cause the gasket to fail. This will cause coolant passing through the intake manifold to leak. A leaky manifold gasket can also result in air being sucked through the leaky gasket, resulting in a vacuum leak and poor engine performance.

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