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Ford Transit-250 Upper Intake Manifold Gasket Replacement

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Ford Transit-250 Upper Intake Manifold Gasket Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Ford Transit-250 Upper Intake Manifold Gasket Replacement is $315. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2018 Ford Transit-250
3.7L V6 PTV • 17,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89125
Nov 16, 2020
$272 - $332
2018 Ford Transit-250
3.7L V6 Base • 14,000 miles
Fountain Valley CA 92708
Oct 29, 2020
$259 - $317
2015 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 Turbo Base • 56,000 miles
Buena Park CA 90624
Oct 23, 2020
$270 - $330
2017 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 Turbo PTV • 44,000 miles
La Quinta CA 92253
Oct 19, 2020
$260 - $318
2021 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 Turbo Base • 10,000 miles
Oceanside CA 92052
Oct 17, 2020
$264 - $322
2018 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 Turbo PTV • 12,000 miles
Santa Rosa CA 95404
Oct 15, 2020
$313 - $383
2021 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 PTV • 10,000 miles
Jurupa Valley CA 92509
Oct 10, 2020
$309 - $377
2015 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 Turbo Base • 16,000 miles
Rodeo CA 94572
Oct 9, 2020
$315 - $385
2018 Ford Transit-250
3.2L L5 Turbo Diesel PTV • 40,000 miles
Montclair CA 91763
Oct 2, 2020
$302 - $369
2019 Ford Transit-250
3.5L V6 Turbo Base • 37,000 miles
Anza CA 92539
Sep 30, 2020
$264 - $322
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Dec 17, 2020 6:25 PM
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What is an Upper Intake Manifold Gasket?

A mouthful, for starters. Probably not the information you were looking for, but it’s what you were thinking, wasn’t it? In order to understand what an upper intake manifold gasket is, we need to strip down the wording, and start with what an intake manifold is. An intake manifold is actually a remarkably simple part of your engine. Or at least it is in theory. The intake manifold is responsible for distributing air to each of your car’s cylinders. It’s attached to the cylinder head, and as air enters the system, the intake manifold evenly distributes it to each cylinder. With the air evenly distributed, each of the cylinders fills up with the same amount of gasoline, which leads to smooth, efficient, and successful operation of the engine. Now, the intake manifold is a little bit more complex than that if you want to really dive into the nitty gritty, but that’s the purpose it serves, and I think we can all agree to move on. So, now that you know what an intake manifold is, let’s dive into the upper intake manifold gasket. Like so many other parts of your car, intake manifolds rely on gaskets to keep things locked in. The gaskets form a seal between the intake manifold and the cylinder head, locking in the pressure, and keeping unwanted air from entering or exiting the system. On many cars, the gaskets also serve to keep the coolant and the oil in the system. Many intake manifolds have a single gasket, but some have two. It hopefully goes without saying that an upper intake manifold gasket is found in cars with more than one gasket.

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Symptoms of a failing Upper Intake Manifold Gasket

Check engine warning light

I know, the light is small and looks insignificant, and as long as your car is driving well, what’s the worst that can happen? You don't want me to answer that question honestly. The check engine light comes on for a reason. It’s an important reason. It illuminates because something is wrong with your car, and it needs to be addressed. Many things can trigger the check engine light to come on, including a failing upper intake manifold gasket, which will impact the way that the engine runs.

Poor engine performance

Here’s the deal. Your upper intake manifold gaskets are responsible for sealing in the manifold, and keeping the improper amount of air from entering the system. When the gasket doesn’t do its job, the cylinders will get the wrong amount of air in them, which will disrupt the ratio of fuel to air. That will create an engine that doesn’t run very well, and you’ll feel that every time you hit the gas pedal.

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How urgent is an Upper Intake Manifold Gasket replacement?

When the upper intake manifold gasket fails, your car will still be safe to drive in short bursts. However, driving the car can cause some damage to your engine. Needless to say, you don’t want to do that.

So, get the gasket replaced as soon as you can.

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