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Have a 1993 chevrolet 1500 350v8 t.b.i. keeps backfiring through exhaust and muffler keeps exploding

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For some reason, too much fuel is getting through your system. Some people refer to this as "running too rich". Burned valves, timing could be off, lots of things can cause this. It may be time to have your timing chain replaced.

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SOURCE: 1993 bravada smells like sulfer when ran also

The sulfur smell usually means that your fuel mixture is too rich, and the catalytic converter is reacting with the excess fuel. You'll probably need to replace the catalytic converter along with the muffler, but get the fuel mixture problem fixed before you do that. Else you will ruin the new converter.

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SOURCE: I have a 1999 ford f150 exhaust pipe and muffler

did the flange come apart or did the pipe break, if the pipe broke then you will have to replace the system fron the flange back, these exhaust systems look good but corrode from the inside out, get a new system i will probably come in three pieces, and new hangers, its pretty straightforward

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SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Ram Backfiring and blowing Muffler

White smoke....Means a Blown Head gasket.. Now its not bad enough to stop the vehicle from running but its bad enough, to blow out white smoke..now sooner or later it will stop completly, but you dont want to warp the cylinder heads too bad, then you will have to replace them also, so you might want to fix this problem as soon as possible...and the muffler keeps going bad, becasue it is filling up with coolant/ or too much water, which it is not designed to do..You also maybe doing damage to your cat. converters also...so be careful....And Goodluck, and keep me posted...

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SOURCE: my 96 jeep grand cherokee

i would change the crank sensor it gives random misfires make sure you hold it down when installing it and tightening the bolt it has a few thousands of an inch of adjustment and it matters . 38.00 from an auto parts store driver side top of trans bellhousing

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