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Old 06-21-2003, 09:05 PM
psfred psfred is offline
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Backfire is fuel igniting in the exhaust, could be ignition related (when were the cap, rotor, and wires replaced, if ever?) or serious over-rich running followed by normal mixture.

The latter could be mass air flow sensor, temp sensors, or stuck fuel injectors.

Peter
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