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A back-fire or backfire is an explosion produced either by a running internal combustion engine that occurs in the air intake or exhaust system rather than inside the combustion chamber

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97 Yukon 5.7 Backfired with smoke inside the car, now idles really badly

I have 1997 GMC Yukon. 5.7 litre. I started it this morning and it sounded like a gunshot. Smoke came into the vehicle and the PCV valve and one other sensor that plugs into the valve cover(s) were ...
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Jeep engine issue

I have a 2003 Jeep Liberty. It backfired really loud this morning and now when I try to start it it runs for about 2-3 seconds at 6,000 RPM's and dies. Does anyone have any theory's as to why ...
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Truck misfires/backfires/shakes/loses power when cold

I have a 2003 Dodge Dakota and before the engine warms up it will misfire backfire have low power and sometime shake when accelerating or going up a hill. after it warms up it doesn't do any of this ...