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Old 03-13-2014, 05:40   #1 (permalink)
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2003 4.6 intake manifold gasket

Im replacing the intake manifold gaskets, there was a leak. Uts a 2003 Grand Marquis 165000 miles. Runs great besides the miss from said leak. Upon removing the intake I noticed cracks throughout a thin pladtic type plenum. My question is do I need to replace this, do I need it? I'm sure it's because the only way to obtain it is by a head gasket set . Didn't come with the intake gasket kit. I don't remember my 98crown vic having this when I changed the intake

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Re: 2003 4.6 intake manifold gasket

Could you post a picture? Having a hard time picturing what you are talking about.


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Re: 2003 4.6 intake manifold gasket

I don't remember this being on my crown vic's manifold when I had to remove the intake

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Re: 2003 4.6 intake manifold gasket

I believe that to be an insulation blanket. Don't think I would worry about it.


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