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I have 2006nissan titan if u try to start it you can smell gas really bad its like its flooding but if it starts its like the old cars used to do its like its disaling does anyone no what would be aroung with it i replaced the air map flow sen

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Pull the injectors and check the nozzles as they may be blocked and are not atomising the fuel properly. Have a fuel pressure check done on the manifold to check pump, pressure regulator and filter.

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