Intercooler Seals

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What is an Intercooler Seal?

An Intercooler Seal is an O-ring-shaped seal that sits between the intercooler and the engine. It prevents oil from leaking from the engine into the intercooler or other components.

What are the signs of a faulty Intercooler Seal?

Signs of a faulty Intercooler Seal include oil leaking from the engine, a decrease in engine performance, and visible signs of oil on the seal itself.

Can a faulty Intercooler Seal cause damage?

Yes, a faulty Intercooler Seal can cause damage to the engine and other components due to the oil leakage.

How do you replace an Intercooler Seal?

To replace an Intercooler Seal:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the air intake system.
  3. Unbolt the intercooler from the engine.
  4. Remove the old seal.
  5. Install the new seal.
  6. Bolt the intercooler back to the engine.
  7. Reinstall the air intake system.
  8. Reconnect the negative battery cable.

How often should you inspect an Intercooler Seal?

Intercooler Seals should be inspected every 2-3 months or after any hard driving, such as towing or off-roading.