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Backfiring I just got done replacing the starter,also all new battery cables. My problem is when I go to start the car it turns over but makes a back firing noise and smells strongly of gas. The car has been sitting for about three months but was runing grweat when the starter went out. PLEASE what should check or do to solve this.

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