Why does a Car Backfire?

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A poor mixture of air and fuel is what causes a car to backfire. The backfire can occur in two different places, the exhaust pipe at the rear of the car, and inside the intake manifold.
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Improper timing can result in both intake and exhaust backfires. A timing that is too advanced will detonate the spark plugs even before the intake valve gets a chance to fully close
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1. Start your vehicle and bring it to operating temperature. Ad. 2. With your foot on the accelerator pedal, turn the engine off and push the pedal to the floor. 3. After a few seconds
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A car backfires because unburned fuel is getting to the muffler. The heat of the exhause system causes the fuel to combust, thus a backfire. I have just been told that the rubber
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Most causes of backfires in the exhaust system can be addressed by troubleshooting
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A car can backfire for a number of reasons. Most likely it's because your injectors are pushing too much fuel, and not all of it is getting burned.
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