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Old 05-01-2002, 12:07 PM
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GM is having trouble with the intake manifold bolts on the 8.1L's loosening up. Apparently a new service bulliten calls for the bolts to be retorqued with the use of thread locker. Here's some more info.

http://forum.62-65-dieselpage.com/ub...&f=15&t=000099

Has anyone had this problem on a marine 8.1L?
 
Old 05-01-2002, 12:25 PM
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Never heard of such a problem with the marine versions.

I'm happy to report that I have no appreciable oil consumption.
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Old 05-01-2002, 01:39 PM
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My 2001 Suburban would go through a quart of oil every 1,500 miles. My new 2002 Avalanche has 2,500 miles on it so far and no oil loss yet. Got my fingers crossed. Thanks for the info I will keep an eye on the situation.

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