Asked in American Cars, Chevy 350
What would cause 1986 454 to backfire through the exhaust while idling?
Plug wires installed incorrectly. Click the link.
Asked in VW Beetle Type 1
What would cause a 1979 VW Beetle to backfire?
There are two things that can cause it. The most likely one is timing too retarded. The other is an exhaust leak. Since your car is fuel injected, you probably have the Exhaust Gas Recirculation system hooked up, and this is where most of the backfire-causing exhaust leaks come from. So it's probably timing. ...
Asked in Fuel and Engines, Timing and Firing Orders, Car Stalling Problems, Classic 1964-1978 Ford Mustangs
Why does a car backfire?
A car backfires because unburned fuel is getting to the muffler. The heat of the exhause system causes the fuel to combust, thus a backfire. I have just been told that the rubber on my exhaust has split - could this be why the car would backfire? I have heard something about air getting into the exhaust could cause a backfire? back fire can be caused by different faults. first is to much fuel because of worn carburetter, or wrong adjusments on carburetter. choke...
Asked in Chevy Nova
What would cause a 1973 Chevy Nova to all of the sudden start to backfire through the exhaust when you let off the gas?
its running too rich down tune youre carb
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs, Head Gaskets and Valve Covers, Mufflers and Tailpipes, VW Beetle Type 1
What would cause backfire and exhaust smoke?
It could be timing is off. Need more info. Is it Fuel injected or Carburated? Exhaust smoke? Is it black? Black indicates alot of carbon built up. May mean the fuel is burning way to rich. ...
Asked in American Cars, Chevrolet
What would cause a 2000 Chevrolet C7500 running on propane to backfire and die?
There are several things that can cause your 2000 Chevrolet to backfire and die. The most common cause is a plugged catalytic converter. ...
Asked in GM and GMC
What causes backfire through exhaust on 1986 GMC only on passenger side with dual exhaust?
I would suspect the spark plug wires are installed incorrectly on the passenger side. ...
Asked in Mufflers and Tailpipes
What would cause gas in the exhaust on a motorcycle?
Exhaust of an engine is a gas.
What would cause a 1995 Ford Aerostar to idle rough?
the radiotor or the cams
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters
Would adding oil treatment to a car cause it to backfire?
Backfiring is a timing issue.
Asked in Ford F-250
What would cause a 1979 F-250 with a 400 to backfire?
Sounds like it's out of timing.
What can cause a car to backfire?
Bad fuel or incorrect timing and/or weak spark or other component in secondary ignition system. usually late ignition timing could cause this or an excessive amount of fuel in the exhaust system. backfire can be caused by choke not shutting off completely, also could have a bad distributor cap, bad spark plugs, bad ignition condensor, bad plug leads, or to much fuel getting to carburetor system Consider getting yourself a service manual as it contains many troubleshooting for your car. Comes very handy sometimes. Can...
Asked in Chevy El Camino
Would exhaust leak cause timing problems on your 64 El Camino 350?
No, an exhaust leak would have nothing to do with your engine timing.
Asked in Suzuki
What would cause your 1996 suzuki katana to backfire?
carbs are out of sync. and if that's not it, the engine is shot. just happened to me ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Ford Aerostar
What would cause the 92 Ford Aerostar to stall while idling?
The most likely cause of a 1992 Ford Aerostar stalling while idling is bad spark plugs. The plugs should be changed and the timing checked to resolve the problem. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Mufflers and Tailpipes
Can a turbo cause excessive steam to pass out of the exhaust?
For steam to come out the exhaust you probably have a bad head gasket or a cracked head. If the turbo had an oil seal fail it would cause blue smoke to come out the exhaust. ...
Asked in Chevy Cheyenne
What would cause a sound like a hiss or a bad air leak coming from the exhaust and also cause a loss of power?
An exhaust restiction, like a clogged catalytic convertor
Asked in Late Model 1979-New Ford Mustangs
What would cause a backfire on a '67 Mercury Cougar?
the ignition timing set wronge. BAd accelerator pump in the carburetor
What would cause water to leak out at exhaust manifold and tailpipe at same time?
A broken piston ring is the most common cause of water in the exhaust manifold. A bad valve in the cylinder head can also cause the problem. ...