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BLACK SOOT AND WATER COMING FROM TAILPIPE

2003 KIA HAS RAN GREAT UNTIL TODAY. FILLED THE TANK THEN CAR STARTED CHOKING OUT, DYING, RESTARTED THEN DIED. UPON ACCELERATION WE NOTICED BLACK SOOT AND WATER LEAKING FROM TAILPIPE

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It sounds like you may have gotten a Tank of Contaminated Fuel. Try to Run a Can of B12 Chemtool through the Fuel Tank and see if it will not Clear up. You can get the B12 Chemtool at Wal-Mart in the Automotive Section or at Your Local Autoi Parts Store.

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