Asked in Chevy Vans
What would cause your 98 Chevy conversion van to run for an hour then backfire run rough and die then start again the next day for an hour?
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Asked in Chevy Astro, Dodge Ram Van
What might cause a 6-cyl 1986 Chevy Astro van to backfire?
It can be eithier plug wires crossed or burned valves. Have it checked out. ...
Asked in Ford Crown Victoria
Does carbin bildup on fuel injectors cause backfire?
Normally you do not get carbon buildup on injectors. They can get gummed a little, or blocked, but that should not cause backfire. Check timing. ...
Asked in Timing Belts and Chains
Can a timing chain backfire and mess up starter on a 1998 surburban?
The chain can not backfire. If it is installed off time it can cause a backfire, which could conceivably damage a starter. ...
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 Chevy Blazer S-10, Ford Expedition XLT
Can a faulty fuel pump cause engine to backfire on start up?
yes if it gets water in the fuel pump it can or its just because you drive a Chevy sorry but dodge is better ...
Asked in Chevrolet
What would cause a 1957 Chevy to backfire and not stay running?
Incorrect timing, spark plug wires not installed correctly, timing chain worn out and has jumped a tooth, or distributor worn out. ...
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 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Motorcycles
What can cause backfire in a 1987 Harley-Davidson motorcycle?
probably a bad spark, itll cause your engine to misfire flooding petrol in without igniting it, when it sparks afterwards it ignites causing a bang and backfire. ...
What causes a motor to backfire out of the intake manifold?
A leaking spark plug wire can cause a backfire out of the intake, but the most common cause is a burned intake valve. A burnt intake valve will allow leakage during the compression stroke back through the intake causing a popping backfire out of the intake manifold. ...
Asked in Chevy Caprice Classic
Why does 92 caprice backfire after running for a while or heavy exceleration?
A backfire is caused by a misfire... a cylinder fails to ignite the fuel which may cause a stutter, it may also cause a back fire due to it pushing that un-ignited fuel into your manifold where it then ignites from the heat of the other cylinders and boom you have a backfire... ...
Asked in Catalytic Converters
Can a clogged catalytic converter cause an engine to backfire?
Yes, it is possible. It will also cause severe loss of power.
Asked in Honda
What causes a Honda 400ex to backfire when choke is off?
running lean can cause your 400ex to backfire ..if it backfires on deceleration its lean ...if it pops on acceleration its running rich.====carb issues ...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters
Would adding oil treatment to a car cause it to backfire?
Backfiring is a timing issue.
Asked in Chevy Suburban
What could cause the starter bolts to break on a 99 suburban?
engine backfire during cranking.
Asked in Ford F-150
Why is your 92 F150 5.0 backfiring through carburetor?
A backfire is caused by many different things. Using the wrong grade fuel will cause a backfire, as the engine's compression ratio is usually too high and will detonate the Air/Fuel mixture, causing a backfire. It can also be caused by advanced or retarded timing. Advanced timing will cause a backfire through the intake, as the spark occurs too early and ignites the Air/Fuel mixture before the intake valve is closed. Retarded timing causes a backfire through the exhaust as the spark...
Asked in Chevy 350
Would a bad distributor cause backfire in a 1983 Chevy 350?
Certainly. Check the inside of the distributor cap for any indication that there may have been "electrical arcing". Moisture too can cause backfiring. If you haven't changed the cap and rotor for a while it's not a bad idea, just out of preventative maintenance. ...