Northstar Engine Information?

Answer General Motors' Northstar engine is the automaker's technologically advanced powerplant originating from the Corvette LT5 all-aluminum V-8. Designed by the performance-oriented Lotus, the Northstar... Read More »

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4.6 Northstar Engine Problems?

Cadillac's Northstar engine is a 32-valve V-8 engine introduced in 1993 in the Allante, Seville STS and Eldorado. Offering more horsepower than competing engines from BMW and Mercedes, the all-alum... Read More »

How do I Change the Oil Gasket of a Northstar Engine?

The Northstar engine is a 90V transmission produced by General Motors. The oil gasket on this engine keeps the oil from leaking over the sides of the oil pan and out of the vehicle. To change the o... Read More »

Installing a Fan Belt on a Northstar Engine?

The 1998 Toyota Corolla comes with a daytime running light system the turns on the low-beam headlights at a lower setting during the day to increase the visibility of the front of your vehicle. Alt... Read More »

Do I have to use premium gas in my Cadillac Northstar engine?

On One Hand: If Your Cadillac Was Made Before 2000Before the year 2000, Cadillac Northstar engines were built to run on premium gasoline--91 octane or higher. That being the case, the engines did a... Read More »