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    When GM redesigned the 5.7 to make the 5.3, they...

    When GM redesigned the 5.7 to make the 5.3, they designed it with dry intake manifolds. Thus, if you have a 2000 or beyond chevy, doing a intake gasket job would not solve the problem. My truck...
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    I have a new update for the mysterious coolant...

    I have a new update for the mysterious coolant leak. I have been working very hard with my mechanic to solve the problem. First, the 5.3L has a dry intake manifold. Thus, no coolant can lead from...
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    Found the problem!!!

    Alright, just got the news I did not want to hear about my truck. I had a really loud lifter knock recently and I took it to the mechanic to get the lifters replaced. When he cracked the valve cover,...
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    Thanks everyone for the insight. Heat in the...

    Thanks everyone for the insight. Heat in the truck is good. Been cool the last few mornings and I have had to use the heat. It heats up real fast and I do not have a problem in this regard. As...
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    Mack1611- I have not yet located the source...

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    I have not yet located the source of my coolant leak. I took the truck to the dealer where they hooked it up to the pressure tester overnight. No loss of pressure (within reason of...
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    JayMack75- How did you determine that the intake...

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    How did you determine that the intake gaskets were the problem? After I drive the truck for a while, I lift the hood and try to smell any coolant in the engine compartment. However, I...
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    Duramax04- Let me know what you determine from...

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    Let me know what you determine from your pressure test. If your problem is anything like mine, the pressure test will come out fine, and the mystery will continue.
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    Thanks

    84fiero123, first thanks for the warm welcome. Second, thanks for the truck advice. Right now, the temp does not budge from the normal temp, so it appears it is not a big deal. It is just inconvient...
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    Mysterious Coolant Leak

    Hopefully someone can help me out. I have a 2000 Silverado with the 5.3L engine. Recently, I have been losing coolant at a slow rate. I have had the cooling system pressure tested by a dealer and...
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