I have a 1998 Oldsmobile/Cutlass, 6 cylinder, 28,000 (original). Recently, my mechanic said that he discovered a small puddle of antifreeze lying on the engine. He said it was a gasket with a bill of $700.00 for repair. He explained that 1998 Oldsmobiles are noted for this problem. Is this true? Can a person add an additive to the radiator to seal the leak?
Posted Oct 10th by Linda the owner of a Gmc Acadia
Answers from the Automotive Experts
You likely had an intake gasket failure. That would explain the pooling of antifreeze. I
〉 Answered on Oct 10th, 2007 by Michelle Wingard, Automotive Expert at AskPatty.com, Inc.