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Check your air filter,also check for proper tire pressure in all 4 tires,change plugs and wires if needed,also a fresh oil change if it hasn't been done ,check for mud build up on back side of rims

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My 1999 chevy blazer is running rich where I smell fuel fumes can this cause the truck to loose power and not go over 30 but the engine runs smooth

Most likely, A good "burn" is the right Fuel-air mixture. Too much fuel bad burn lots of black smoke. Not enough fuel It may not burn at all. Any emission codes? I will bet it won't pass an emissions test, so get it fixed. Probably affects mileage. Do you smell fuel in the engine compartment? you have a dangerous leak. Or do you smell at exhaust? Do you smell in the cab?
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My 1997 town car is burning to much fuel not leaking it but burning it i can smell the gas when driving it

It can be several things. The engine automatically sets to a RICH mode for cold starts. It will stay in RICH until a temperature sensor warms up. There are sometimes 2 sensors with one for the dash and the other for the engine controls.
Next would be a faulty fuel pressure regulator keeping the pressure too high. Or dirty fuel injectors failing to close properly.
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My 1996 jeep grand cherokee limited keeps turning off in the extream cold when I stop. I've tried heat in the gas tank and the air filter. It is getting gas. But is acting like it has a carberator

are you burning ethaynol fuel? try this,burn 93octane fuel for 1tank then add lucas fuel treatment per tank of're injectors may be freezing up because of octane and ethyanol's a fuel or spark issue. is getting fuel? is getting fire issue?do not repeat do not recommened you burn ethyanol based fuel,it will freeze up in cold weather! been there. done that. unless, unless, it's diesel fuel! then that's different!you need to add octane booster if you have or an additive that keeps your fuel from freezing! thank you for choosing! we are always here to assist you.

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My truck starts then stalls looking at the fuel injectors its like its getting to much gas then it stalls out i took out a spark plug after it stalled and its black and white smoke came out its burning to...

The white smoke bothers me the most. I see you did alot of fuel stuff. Did you do a fuel sample? Does the exhaust smell sweet like you are burning antifreeze?

If you try a TPS (throttle position sensor) it controls the spark and fuel. Since it has such a broad range of operation it may not send a Code unless it is burned out. I am unsure what engine you have, but a Mass Airflow sensor can mess up the fuel ratios. Good luck on this repair.

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your sparkplugs might not burning all the fuel thats why its flooding. try changing your sparkplugs for better burning

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Replace your Fuel Filter and get the Fuel Pump Checked and you should be fine.

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the only thing this could be is the fuel filter is plug or the fuel pump is out before you do all of this check your fuel pump relay first before you go to the first two.

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