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1998 Camaro starts just fine, will back out of the driveway and put into drive. Car will sputter, backfire, black smoke out of exhaust and not keep running. Has done this 3 times in the last month otherwise will run just fine. The security light stays lit when started. Any ideas why this is happening?

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I had the same trouble with my 98 3.8lt 3800 series II. i changed the spark plugs still no dice i changed the cables still same problem i then changed coil packs and the control piece under the coil packs that fixed it. the misfire caused it tho run rich ,which cause black smoke you might also run some fuel cleaner through it on a tank of primium gas. hope this helps

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